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Ambleside conference facilities

The Jewel of the Lake District

Home to our Lake District campus and the primary location for our Institute of Science and Environment, Ambleside is a small town nestled in the northern Lakes. Surrounded by a unique landscape for guests to explore and a thriving town filled with things to do and see, escape the office by adventuring into the Lakes for your next meeting or conference.

On-campus you will find everything you need, with a range of facilities including a library, halls of residence, and the Barn, a flexible space for socialising, meeting, and eating.

Join us in the home of adventure. Choose Cumbria.

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Book Our Ambleside Facilities

Host your next conference at our Ambleside campus. Find out how our team can help make your event a success.

Why Host Your Event at Our Ambleside Campus

131 Lecture Theatre and Meeting Space capacity from 12-140.

30 capacity in the Barn Cafe, our on-campus dining area.

111 Ensuite Bedrooms and 31 Standard Bedrooms on campus.

A Place for All Your Conferencing Needs

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Flexible Meeting Spaces

From small one-to-one meetings, up to events for 140, or lectures for 131, our small intimate campus has a variety of flexible spaces to suit your requirements. With equipment and technical support to help your day run smoothly. 

Plus, all our spaces have free wifi internet access. Please note, we operate contactless parking on campus. For more information please click the button below. 

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A Place to Meet
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Bedroom Facilities On-Campus

We offer competitively priced bedroom facilities for small and larger groups.

  • Single or twin beds available.
  • Desk area in all rooms.
  • Wifi internet access
  • Tea and coffee making facilities in the kitchen
  • Linen and towels

Check-In Times

The is no last check-in time, as reception is open 24 hours, seven days a week. If you are arriving at the weekend or outside of office hours, please let the Conference Officer know an estimated time of arrival.

  • Check-in from 1pm
  • Check-out by 10am

Where to find our Ambleside campus

University of Cumbria
The Barn, Rydal Road,
LA22 9BB