Downing College

Downing College
Neoclassical Style
Downing College
20 Acres of Garden
Downing College
The Hall
Downing College
Heong Art Gallery
Downing College
Howard Building
Downing College
The Fellows' Garden
Downing College
The West Range

Introduction

Downing College sits amidst 20 acres of lawns and trees, yet it is within half a mile of the historic centre of Cambridge. The buildings date back to the beginning of the 19th Century and are predominantly neoclassical in style, conveying a sense of elegance and spaciousness.

Downing College offers a flexible venue with facilities suitable for conferences, meetings, weddings, gala dinners and private dining. The College also provides accommodation to suit a range of budgets.

Catering

Downing College places great emphasis on high quality food and drinks service. The Executive Chef, Michael Penny and his team take pride in producing a high standard of cuisine for a variety of events. The menus range from formal dining to canapés, self-service lunches and dinners to buffets. Using only freshest ingredients, the College chefs create healthy, well-balanced menus, using locally-sourced ingredients where possible.

  • Rooms
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Dining Rooms

Max Diners Room Height Room Width Room Length
 Fleet Room Fleet Room 14 - 4m 8m View Media
 The Grace Howard Room The Grace Howard Room 60 - 10.5m 16m View Media
 The Hall  The Hall The Hall 168 - 7m 20m View Media
 West Lodge and Maitland Room  West Lodge and Maitland Room West Lodge and Maitland Room 40 - - - View Media
The Grace Howard Room (Drinks Reception) The Grace Howard Room (Drinks Reception) 160 - - - View Media
The Howard Building Drawing Room The Howard Building Drawing Room The Howard Building Drawing Room 100 - - - View Media

Main Meeting Rooms

Theatre Layout Classroom layout U-Shape Layout Boardroom Layout Cabaret Layout
Howard Building Assembly Room Howard Building Assembly Room Howard Building Assembly Room 150 60 35 46 50 View Media
Howard Theatre Howard Theatre Howard Theatre 160 - - - - View Media
Howard Theatre Meeting Rooms 1 and 2 Howard Theatre Meeting Rooms 1 and 2 10 - - 10 - View Media
The Grace Howard Room The Grace Howard Room The Grace Howard Room The Grace Howard Room The Grace Howard Room 46 42 32 90 50 View Media
The Grace Howard Room (Registration & Refreshment Area) The Grace Howard Room (Registration & Refreshment Area) - - - - - View Media
The Tim Cadbury Room and Music Room The Tim Cadbury Room and Music Room The Tim Cadbury Room and Music Room The Tim Cadbury Room and Music Room 48 19 22 24 18 View Media
West Lodge and Maitland Room West Lodge and Maitland Room West Lodge and Maitland Room 40 - 22 22 - View Media
Wilkins Room Wilkins Room - - - 20 - View Media

Breakout Areas

Theatre Layout Classroom layout U-Shape Layout Boardroom Layout Cabaret Layout
Howard Theatre Meeting Rooms 1 and 2 Howard Theatre Meeting Rooms 1 and 2 10 - - 10 - View Media
The Tim Cadbury and Music Room The Tim Cadbury and Music Room The Tim Cadbury and Music Room 48 19 22 24 - View Media
West Lodge and Maitland Room West Lodge and Maitland Room 40 - 22 22 - View Media

Downing College Accommodation

Downing College offers some of the best College accommodation in Cambridge. Whatever your conference or function requirements the College offers a range of excellent hotel standard and superior rooms with en suite facilities.. Serviced daily, all rooms are light, airy, comfortably furnished and fully equipped with modern facilities including a flat- screen television and free WiFi internet connection.

Standard Single en Suite Bedroom Standard Single en Suite Bedroom View Media
Superior Double en Suite Bedroom Superior Double en Suite Bedroom Superior Double en Suite Bedroom Superior Double en Suite Bedroom Superior Double en Suite Bedroom View Media
Superior Single en Suite Bedroom Superior Single en Suite Bedroom Superior Single en Suite Bedroom View Media
Superior Twin en Suite Bedroom Superior Twin en Suite Bedroom Superior Twin en Suite Bedroom View Media
Total 169 Rooms

Venue Address

Downing College
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 1DQ

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