Lancaster Lancaster University Conferences and Events+

Located at the heart of the UK Lancaster University Conferences and Events+ offer more than a dozen venues– ready to host everything from keynote conferences and training courses, to team-building getaways. They are committed to sustainability and are incredibly proud of their low carbon technologies on campus. Whatever your needs, they’re here to help.

They have the perfect space for a broad range of events. Rooms for meetings, halls for banquets, suites for receptions and theatres for lectures. They have meeting facilities and 80 dedicated guest rooms available all year round, rising to space for 800 delegates during the Easter and Summer periods.

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Accommodation Available
Free High Speed WiFi
Good Transport Links
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Onsite Parking Available
Unique Spaces

Location and transport information

Easily accessible via road, rail and bicycle and within just 70 miles of Manchester’s International Airport, a conference held at Lancaster offers stunning countryside surroundings whilst still being located in the heart of everything your delegates need. Located just three miles south of the City of Lancaster, our venue is just a few minutes from J33 off the M6.

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Summary of facilities and capacities
Vacation availability
April, July, August, September
Year round anytime
Theatre style (maximum)800180
Cabaret style (maximum)300140
Exhibition space (sq metres)681216
Banquets & formal dinner (maximum)320168
Hotel style bedrooms (max)8080
University style bedrooms (max)1000N/A
Day delegate rates from £26.15£26.15
24HR rates from £105.00£105.00
Meeting room only rates from £125.00£125.00
B&B rates from £41.25£41.24

Meeting and event spaces that inspire

From the first steps of planning to last-minute queries and requests, their professionals are on hand and ready to help. They can take you through the options for buildings, rooms and layouts, ensuring you have the perfect space to meet your needs. They can provide the technical support to put their technology at your fingertips, for presentations, exhibitions and screenings. And, with the support of the catering team, they can lay on everything from a morning cup of coffee to a feast for hundreds.

Their AIM accredited team will guide you from your first steps of planning to last-minute requests, whatever your needs they are here to help. They know it’s the smaller details that make an event memorable and their allergen-accredited catering team dining experience that’s sure to exceed expectations.

Forrest Hills: One of our unique venues is Forrest Hills, offering the complete package for corporate events, team building and business meetings. Full of natural wood and stone, it’s a building crammed with character: this is no grey, corporate space, but a beautiful venue designed to blend with its surroundings. And it boasts wonderful surroundings. With a lakeside setting at the edge of the Forest of Bowland, Forrest Hills offers a lush, leafy and scenic setting for a range of events.

Across its two rooms, there’s space for up to 70 guests to sit for talks, ceremonies or presentations, as well a charming area for 18 people to meet or mingle – not to mention the spaces and seating area outside, ideal for breaks and refreshments when the sun’s out.

Forrest Hills offers a unique space, service and a peaceful setting. On all three counts, Forrest Hills excels. It’s an award-winning facility that offers the complete package for everything from corporate events such as; business meetings, team building activities and strategic planning away days.

The Lancaster Suite at Lancaster Castle: Located right in the heart of the City’s historic story this new academic space is steeped in history and positioned in the centuries-old Lancaster Castle, owned by the Duchy of Lancaster. This space is a unique seminar room, with a capacity of up to 60 people and will be used for academic events, teaching and training purposes. Certainly a memorable space to hold an event!

Outdoor Space: Here at Lancaster University we are lucky to have some amazing outdoor spaces for you to host your event. Meeting outdoors can re-energise your team. The natural daylight is a perfect way to boost delegate productivity.  Set in 560 acres of parkland we have the luxury of large spaces to be creative with.

Green Venue: Lancaster University Conferences and Events+ are delighted to announce we have obtained our Gold Award status with Greengage Solution’s ECO-Smart accreditation Click Here. The wind turbine on campus produces 11-17% of the university's electricity and demonstrates our commitment to carbon reduction and sustainability.

Promo Video: Lancaster Conferences and Events+ have produced a video to showcase their key venues, facilities and services on campus. The team can provide advice and support for booking a wide range of conferences, meetings and events at Lancaster University.


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