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Your Company Seminar in the Château Bayard

Are you looking for an unusual seminar venue in Belgium? Have you thought about inviting your teams to a castle? An atypical place and top-of-the-range venue, nestled in the heart of a historic site. To make your company seminar a success, the Château Bayard offers your employees a green getaway in a magnificent countryside.

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Organising a Company Seminar in a Castle

Underfloor heating, dimer, Wi-Fi connection, projection screens integrated in the ceilings, Bose® installation, podiums, lecterns and flipcharts: our seminar rooms are open to the park and offer all the modern comfort. Adapted and personalised workspaces ensure that you have a unique and… atypical day out.

Let yourself be seduced by an enchanting setting halfway between Brussels and Namur and take care of your employees by organising a corporate event worthy of the name, full of elegance and refinement.

Close your eyes for a few seconds. Imagine yourself organising your next company seminar in a castle.

Unusual. And yet. Renting a seminar room in a castle is as affordable as any other room rental.

For a few hours, come and enjoy the magical setting of a medieval castle to organise your company seminar. An ideal place to optimise your employees’ creativity. Stimulate team spirit. Strengthen group cohesion. Encourage exchanges. A peaceful atmosphere that invites concentration and, why not, silence.

Our team offers tailored solutions and personalised formulas for the organisation of your professional events, at the gateway to Walloon Brabant. We put all our energy and know-how at the service of your project, to make your company seminar a timeless moment.

Open the gates of the Château Bayard. Discover an enchanting, authentic setting. A venue perfectly equipped and adapted to your needs. Make your next corporate event a success.

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The Château

At the heart of nature, the Château Bayard is the perfect place for a corporate event, a teambuilding or the organisation of your business meetings. For a day, recharge your batteries with your teams in a refined country atmosphere. The castle has numerous meeting rooms and state-of-the-art equipment. They will make your seminar a memorable event. A residence of character combining charm and elegance, the Château Bayard will make your corporate seminar unique and memorable.

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The Orangery

For your corporate events, the orangery of the castle has been converted into an incredible seminar room. Perfectly equipped, it offers the possibility of exhibiting large objects (cars, for example) or receiving 400 people for cocktails. The orangery, a luminous setting for the organisation of your corporate events, symposia or conferences. It helps your teams to go green and seduces nature lovers thanks to its breathtaking view on the banks of the pond.

Our Seminar Rooms

For your corporate meetings and seminars, the Château Bayard as several seminar rooms of different capacities. The very baroque Bar and its friendly atmosphere welcomes you for moments of relaxation. Discover also our various themed lounges: on the ground floor, a series of 3 reception rooms, Italian-style Grand Hall, Bar and Library. On the first floor, five bedrooms are located on one side of the gallery. On the other side are the lounges suitable for seminars. All our rooms can be equipped with full HD screens, high-speed Wi-Fi and a Bose® sound management system.

Your Corporate Event between Namur and Brussels

Are you looking for a quality seminar venue in Belgium? The Château Bayard is located in Wallonia, in Éghezée, at the gateway to Walloon Brabant. The Château is ideally located:

  • 25 minutes from Carrefour Léonard (Brussels)
  • 10 minutes from Namur
  • 1,6 km from exit 12, E411 direction « Eghezée »
  • At the crossroads of the E411 Brussels/Namur and the E42 Mons/Liège (Mouscron, Tournai, La Louvière, Andenne, Huy, Liège)

The Château Bayard welcomes seminars for Walloon, Brussels and Flemish companies as well as companies from other countries (the Netherlands, Luxembourg, etc.).


Rue du Château Bayard 4,

(Route de la Bruyère - GPS)

5310 Éghezée - Belgium


The Château Bayard opens its door to your corporate event. Send us your request for the organization of your seminar.

Catering partners

Are you organising a seminar, a meeting, a Lunch Meeting, a teambuilding, an incentive or any other event? The Château Bayard offers a catering of quality for your corporate events. Buffets, Viennese pastries, walking dinner or table dinners… Our catering service providers all come from a short network and work with fresh, seasonal products.

Here is the list of our different caterers:

Frequently asked questions

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Is there Wi-Fi?

Of course. All our rooms are equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi access.

Is renting a castle much more expensive than renting a « classic » room to organise a company seminar?

Not at all. Renting a castle for your seminar will not be more expensive than somewhere else. However, you will benefit from an exceptional and top-of-the-range setting. A change of scenery guaranteed.

Isn’t a castle old and dusty for organising a corporate event?

The picture of a castle is in contradiction with the modernity of today’s technology. However, at the Château Bayard everything has been thought out for the organisation of your company seminar. Plugs have been installed; Different electrical circuits feed the same room. The lighting is dimmable and subdued. Each room has a Bose® installation. Screens are integrated into the ceilings of the two rooms on the first floor. A nice little extra? To announce the end of your workshop, a sound will echo throughout the different rooms of the castle.

Is it cold in the castle?

Do you wish to organise your seminar in autumn or in winter and you are worried that your guests might catch a cold? Don’t worry! It’s always warm in the Château Bayard. After studying the calorific capacity of each room, several types of heating systems have been installed to guarantee a comfortable temperature in ALL rooms of the castle for those who are the coldest. In winter, there is the possibility of lighting an open fire in two lounges and braziers in the main courtyard.

What’s included in the rental price?

Are included in the rental price of the castle:

  • « The castle, its park and the paved car park with 220 parking spaces (+ extension in the meadows possible)
  • Heating and cleaning
  • « Presence of a representative of the castle throughout your event
  • « Access to the 2 boats in summer and the possibility to take a boat trip in the pond
  • « Access to the Wi-Fi and an entirely renovated and efficient electrical installation throughout the castle

Is the castle accessible to people with reduced mobility?

The Château Bayard is accessible to all. We have an access ramp from the main courtyard to the entrance of the castle. There are no stairs to walk up and down the ground floor. There is a toilet for people with reduced mobility.

Why Organise a Company Seminar?

The company seminar is the ideal time to work on team cohesion, to motivate your staff and to offer your employees a green, exotic and pleasant working environment for a day.

Choosing a venue for a company seminar

The choice of a seminar venue is obviously very important. Depending on the number of guests, you need spacious rooms, a space for coffee and gourmet breaks and fully equipped meeting rooms. At the Château Bayard, all the logistics of your seminar have been thought out according to your needs. In the meeting rooms, if you wish, you can have a large screen, a projector, free Wi-Fi and all the sound equipment at your disposal.

Fun activities

And then, during your corporate event, why not offer some sports and fun activities? An opportunity to strengthen the ties between employees and encourage interaction.

Going green

Going green is also an opportunity to take a breath of fresh air to better reflect on the company’s challenges. It also facilitates concentration and reflection.

What types of events for your company at the Château Bayard?

  • Company seminars
  • Study day
  • Cocktail
  • Incentives
  • Company parties
  • Product launch
  • General assembly
  • Rally
  • Business meals
  • Congress
  • Discussion workshop
  • Press conference
  • Parade
  • Corporate event
  • Staff party
  • Banquet
  • Christmas party
  • President dinner
  • Open doors
  • Workshop
  • Non-residential seminar
  • Training day
  • Gala Dinner
  • Workshops
  • Presentation at the beginning of the year
  • Information evening
  • New Year’s reception
  • Coffee workshop
  • Meeting of a team leader
  • Science day
  • Family day
  • Company birthday party
  • Shooting of advertising films
  • Photo shooting
  • VIP evenings for privileged clients

Rental of a seminar room

Are you looking for a reception hall or seminar room for your business event? The Château Bayard welcomes you in an exceptional setting and does everything possible to offer you a magnificent venue. Come and enjoy this unique setting, filled with serenity and tranquillity.

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