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Plan Your Visit


Downing College, Cambridge

Regent Street





Included in the conference price are four nights' accommodation (from Monday to Thursday night), all meals and evening networking activities. Drinks at the college bar are not included. 

To enquire about booking accommodation for extra nights please email - extra nights' accommodation is subject to availability and needs to be paid in advance.

Additional Practical Information:

On Arrival:

When you arrive on Monday morning, please go to the Howard Building. If you need directions then please ask at the Porter's Lodge at Downing College (next to the main entrance gate).

The course will take place in the Howard Building. You will receive your badge and documentation at KNect365's registration desk in the Howard Building (ground floor). Your badge should be worn at all times.

If you arrive earlier you will receive information on how to get your key by KNect365 prior to the event.

Getting There:

The closest airport to Cambridge is Stansted Airport which is only a thirty minute bus or train journey away.

You can get to Cambridge from London by rail (services run regularly night and day). With trains running every 15 minutes from both Liverpool Street and King's Cross stations. The journey takes from 45 to 90 minutes dependent on the train.

Regular buses to Cambridge's Drummer Street bus station depart every hour from all major airports, as well as National Express coaches to and from all major cities in Britain.

Dress Code, Facilities & Dietary Requirements:

Smart casual throughout the Summer School. We encourage formal wear/black tie for the Gala Dinner on Thursday evening but this is not a requirement. Due to the vagaries of British Summer, please make sure to bring a jumper or jacket for the evenings! 

Please let us know if you have any accessibility requirements. 

The college can cater for dietary requirements, but please let our team know in advance of arrival.

There is a gym onsite; please ask the team about how to access it when you arrive.