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Clare College

Riverside Location
Lerner Court
Memorial Court
Old Court Bridge

Clare College is the second oldest of the University of Cambridge’s colleges and is located in the heart of Cambridge amongst picturesque gardens beside the River Cam and Cambridge ‘backs’. The Gillespie Centre, which opened in 2009, provides modern conference facilities which are available year-round.

Clare College has an award-winning team of chefs, with a first-class reputation of creating outstanding menus and offers fine dining in both intimate and atmospheric dining rooms. For groups dining in the Small Hall, available year round, the College chefs offer the option to create a luxury, bespoke menu tailored for your event.

Rooms and Accommodation

  • Rooms
  • Accommodation
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Bedroom

Breakout Areas

Theatre
Layout
Classroom
Layout
U-Shape
Layout
Boardroom
Layout
Cabaret
Layout
Dimensions
The Elton-Bowring Room
150
72
44
56
96
Width: 9.6m
Length: 11.6m
The Elton Room
80
36
30
42
48
Width: 7.7m
Length: 7.1m
The Bowring Room
48
24
21
24
30
Width: 4.4m
Length: 7.7m
The Small Hall
-
-
-
-
-
Width: 5.37m
Length: 9.03m
The Latimer Room
90
48
32
34
48
Width: 5.6m
Length: 14m
The Bennett Room
60
36
30
36
42
Width: 7.8m
Length: 8.1m
The Glover Room
35
24
12
20
24
Width: 4.6m
Length: 6.5m
The Syndicate Room
-
-
-
-
-
Width: -
Length: -
The Nield Room
60
44
30
40
42
Width: 8.1m
Length: 8.1m

Main Meeting Rooms

Theatre Layout
Classroom layout
U-Shape Layout
Boardroom Layout
Cabaret Layout
Dimensions
Riley Auditorium
150
-
-
-
-
Width: 11.2m
Length: 14.50m
The Elton-Bowring Room
150
72
44
56
96
Width: 9.6m
Length: 11.6m
The Elton Room
80
36
30
42
48
Width: 7.7m
Length: 7.1m
The Bowring Room
48
24
21
24
30
Width: 4.4m
Length: 7.7m
Garden Room
-
-
-
-
-
Width: 11.4m
Length: 7.8m
The Great Hall
-
-
-
-
-
Width: 7.71m
Length: 16.69m
The Small Hall
-
-
-
-
-
Width: 5.37m
Length: 9.03m
The Latimer Room
90
48
32
34
48
Width: 5.6m
Length: 14m
The Bennett Room
60
36
30
36
42
Width: 7.8m
Length: 8.1m
The Glover Room
35
24
12
20
24
Width: 4.6m
Length: 6.5m
The Buttery
-
-
-
-
-
Width: -
Length: -
The Godwin Room
-
-
-
12
-
Width: -
Length: -
Syndicate Room
-
-
-
-
-
Width: -
Length: -

Dining Rooms

Max Diners
Room Width
Room Length
Garden Room
102
11.4m
7.8m
The Small Hall
44
5.37m
9.03m
Great Hall
142
7.71m
16.69m
Buttery
100
-
-

Clare College Accommodation

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Clare College has 220 bedrooms in the tranquil Memorial Court and 143 of these are en suite. 34 of the en suite bedrooms are executive en suite bedrooms, located in Lerner Court and finished to the highest standard with LCD TVs. All rooms are serviced daily, have free WiFi and tea and coffee making facilities.

The Latimer Room
-
Single en suite
143 Rooms
Twin en-suite
30 Rooms
Twin Standard
20 Rooms
Single Standard
66 Rooms
Chesterton Lane
151 Rooms
Total
410 Rooms

Green Initiatives

  1. Winner of the Cambridge University Green Impact Platinum Award.
  2. All menus include locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.
  3. Environmentally sustainable modern Conference Centre.
  4. Fully committed to reducing carbon emissions and waste by using renewable, lower carbon or recycled materials throughout the College.

Did You Know?

  1. Founded in 1326, Clare is Cambridge’s Second Old College.
  2. Set in the centre of Cambridge in a picturesque riverside setting.
  3. In 1972, Clare was one of the first of the Cambridge Colleges to admit women.
  4. Famous Alunmi include Sir David Attenborough.

How To Find Clare College

Clare College
Trinity Lane
Cambridge
CB2 1TL