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External Hire
Our Cambridge Centre provides a relaxed, comfortable and quiet setting for both residential and non-residential meetings and seminars for up to 44 delegates. It's an ideal venue for conferences, training courses, group residentials, away days and strategic planning meetings. All profits from hiring the centre support our charitable activities. 
Based in Foxton, six miles south-west of Cambridge, Villiers Park is on the A10, providing easy access to M11 and A1. Foxton train station, a five minute walk away, is served by the Cambridge to London King's Cross train line. We are conveniently located for numerous top locations in the county including Addenbrooke's Hospital, the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Melbourne Science Park, Granta Park and the Wellcome Genome Campus.

We have hosted companies, organisations, clubs and societies to the site for many years, with many returning year on year. A friendly and warm welcome is guaranteed. 

Facilities 

As part of your external hire package you will benefit from:
  • 27 en-suite bedrooms (single, twin, triple and one disabled access) set across three buildings, many with landscape views, with a total capacity of 43 people
  • Quality catering service 
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Daily room cleaning service
  • Complimentary toiletries in all rooms
  • Paid bar service
  • On-site duty assistant 
  • A dedicated events coordinator who will liaise directly with you on your individual requirements
Our facilities available for your use include:
  • A large conference room with projector and PC
  • A computer suite 
  • A modern learning space with short-throw projector, whiteboard wall and interactive whiteboard
  • Two lounges that can also be used as breakout rooms
  • Games room
  • Sports facilities including a tennis court
  • Extensive grounds
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Catering

Villiers Park prides itself on providing our external hire clients with an outstanding catering experience, offering delicious food and drink in a relaxed and welcoming environment.     

Selections can be made from our carefully crafted external hire menu. Alternatively, our talented team can develop bespoke menus to suit specific tastes and dietary requirements.  

All our food is prepared on-site daily, using fresh ingredients sourced from local suppliers.

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Group bookings

Villiers Park is located within easy reach of numerous attractions and interesting destinations such as the world-famous city of Cambridge and the Imperial War Museum Duxford. Nearby, National Trust and English Heritage properties include Audley End House and Wimpole Hall and the remarkable countryside and wetlands of the Fens is a short journey away. 
Our Cambridge Centre is available to hire to groups looking to tour the region. In addition, we offer a group booking service for tours of the region, taking the stress and hassle of organising a group activity or trip off your hands. 

You can also download our ideas for places to visit, within a short distance of Villiers Park.

Recent testimonials

NHS Hackney & City Trainers's Workshop Annual Residential  
Thank you for a wonderful time this weekend. You and your team are really wonderful and made our return so easy. Please thank them all for their efficiency, organisation and kindness. Each and every one. 

MPW Sixth Form College 
We had another excellent stay at Villiers Park and the helpfulness of your staff was much appreciated as always.

Whitgift School Maths Residential Workshop 
As previously, it has just been outstanding. Staff have all been helpful and welcoming. The centre - both facilities and ethos fit perfectly with our aims for this trip. Thank you all so much! 

Centre for Courage and Renewal 
Just a quick message on behalf of us both to say thanks to Sarah and John and all your team for the great space and holding this weekend for our retreat. It really was a delight to be at Villiers Park.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can you accommodate?
We have single, twin and triple rooms over three houses and in total we can accommodate 43 people. The minimum number of people we allow per booking is 12.
When is the site available?
This can be discussed at the time of booking and we can usually work to your schedule. If it is in term-time, however, and your booking starts on the Friday afternoon the earliest you would be able to arrive on-site would be 4pm (this allows time for our students to vacate the site).
Our group consists of residential and non-residential delegates. Is this a problem?
As long as we have information beforehand (we contact you to confirm your requirements prior to arrival date) this is not a problem. Non-residential delegates can be here for as many meals as you require. We can provide prices for non-residential delegates on request.
We all have different dietary requirements, can you accommodate us?
Yes! As long as we have the information regarding all different dietary requirements, in advance, we can ensure everyone is catered for.

Adult Education at Villiers Park

Our Adult Education courses, hosted at Villiers Park, offer a wonderful opportunity for those interested in art or history to learn more about our region. 
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Get in touch

Get in touch


Sarah Lock - Conferences Co-Ordinator
Sarah will be your dedicated events co-ordinator. Please feel free to contact her for further information or to arrange a pre-booking visit. 

Contact Sarah


email
telephone
01223 872601
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