Shropshire Harper Adams University
If you are looking for a friendly conference facility within a beautiful rural location then Harper Adams is the ideal choice, located in the Shropshire countryside. From conferences and corporate parties, to training and team building, to weddings and other celebrations, this is the place to hold any event. Our award-winning culinary team pride themselves on food that is local, ethically sourced and beautifully prepared.Enquire about this Venue
Location and transport information
Harper Adams University is only 40 minutes from Birmingham, is set in 700 acres of beautiful Shropshire countryside and provides first class conference, accommodation, catering and social facilities.
Although Telford Central is the closest train station to Harper Adams, you may find more direct trains to Stafford or Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury has a bus service that stops at the campus, or you will be able to get a taxi from any of these stations
- Telford Centre (10 miles approx. 17 minutes by taxi)
- Stafford (15 miles)
- Shrewsbury (16 miles)
When on site, free car parking available
|Summary of facilities and capacities|
Easter - 94 bedrooms available March/ April
Summer - 429 bedroom available July, August & September
|Year round anytime|
|Theatre style (maximum)||262||262|
|Cabaret style (maximum)||220||220|
|Exam style (maximum)||150||150|
|Boardroom style (maximum)||30||30|
|Exhibition space (sq metres)||300||300|
|Banquets & formal dinner (maximum)||200||200|
|Hotel style bedrooms (max)||5||5|
|University style bedrooms (max)||424||16|
|Day delegate rates from||£33.50||£33.50|
|24HR rates from||£95.00||£95.00|
|Meeting room only rates from||£60.00||£60.00|
|B&B rates from||£46.00||£46.00|
Meeting and event spaces that inspire
If you are looking for a high quality conference venue in the beautiful Shropshire countryside then Harper Adams is the ideal choice.
From conferences and corporate parties, to training and team building, to weddings and other celebrations, this is the place to hold any event. We offer excellent teaching and learning facilities, comfortable residential accommodation (424 single ensuite bedrooms), catering and leisure facilities on a beautiful 700 acre campus that creates a stunning backdrop for your stay with us.
Our campus combines contemporary facilities with a peaceful rural environment and a friendly, welcoming service. Facilities include the impressive Bamford Library, IT training rooms with computing and engineering design suites including the countries only indoor soil hall, large lecture theatres, two conference halls, specialist laboratories, 43 teaching rooms, the University Farm, Postgraduate and Professional Development Centre and West Midlands Regional Food Academy. Many of our facilities include modern, high spec AV and multi-media equipment, and video conferencing facilities are available as well as campus-wide wi-fi with free access.
Our award-winning culinary team pride themselves on food that is local, ethically sourced, beautifully prepared and presented in pleasant surroundings. The vast majority of our ingredients come from local producers, our own farm, or are Fairtrade accredited.
It’s not surprising that more than 1600 companies have already visited Harper Adams University and that the team are accredited with the Hospitality Assured kitemark.
Harper Adams conference team pride themselves on being able to deliver a bespoke service for your unique needs, no request is too challenging.
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Excellent value, a conference team and staff that are extremely helpful and flexible, great facilities coupled with food and hospitality to rival the best hotels - that is why Harper Adams University has been the home to the national herdsman conference for the last 8 years and for many years to come!
Ian lindsay, National Herdsmans Conference
For the seventh consecutive year, the British Beekeepers' Association Spring Convention has been held at Harper Adams University. This is the BBKA's premier educational event, held over four days, with more than 1,200 participants, in excess of 300 of whom are resident. The teaching facilities, IT support and catering are excellent and enable our delegates to enjoy more than 20 lectures, in excess of 50 workshops and three dinners. The ever-willing estates and portering teams facilitate our large Tradeshow and everything comes together as a result of close collaboration with the Short Courses and Conference Office. Harper Adams is a great venue with wonderful staff. We are now planning for 2019!
British Beekeepers' Association,