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Girton College

The Great Hall at Girton College set with white linen and fresh flowers for a gala dinner.
The Great Hall
A calm and peaceful courtyard with benches to relax by the pond.
Quiet Spaces
An aerial view of the buildings and grounds at Girton College.
Extensive Grounds
A large meeting room set theatre style, the wooden beams and chandeliers add character.
Inspirational Meeting Rooms
A beautiful and traditional library with stained glass windows and round tables set for a gala dinner.
Dine in Style
The indoor swimming pool at Girton College.
Leisure Facilities

Whether you are organising a residential conference or a private event for family and friends, Girton College offers the perfect blend of historical location and modern facilities, complemented with the highest levels of customer service.

Situated on the northern edge of Cambridge, the College offers expansive grounds, plentiful car parking and a range of accommodation and leisure opportunities complimented by our Ash Court development that ensures we are able to provide the widest level of opportunity to you as the organiser or guest.

Organisers are able to select from the modernity of the Old Kitchens conference rooms, the historical intimacy of the Stanley Library and the dominating grandeur of the Great Hall. The College provides ideal contrasts during your stay, ensuring that you and your delegates gain a memorable Cambridge experience during your time with us.

With historical settings, beautiful grounds and award-winning Chefs, Girton College is also the perfect licensed venue for your wedding ceremony and reception. From the crackling open fires in the exclusive Fellows’ Rooms to the open-air splendour of the gardens and the Great Hall, your special day can be held at Girton College in any season.

With fully accessible grounds, sports and team-building events can be hosted on the superb playing fields with the use of the brand new sports pavilion complemented by refreshments and an evening BBQ with fully staffed bar. Residential sporting bookings and corporate cricket bookings are all available during the summer vacation.

Exhibitions and marquees can also be arranged within our extensive grounds.

Girton College has a wide range of beautiful rooms in which to host your private dinners and event catering. From the splendour of the Great Hall to the modernity of the Old Kitchens, an award-winning team of chefs will ensure that all your requirements are covered.

Rooms and Accommodation

  • Rooms
  • Accommodation
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Bedroom

Breakout Areas

Theatre
Layout
Classroom
Layout
U-Shape
Layout
Boardroom
Layout
Cabaret
Layout
Dimensions
A beautiful library, the shelves are filled with the original books and the arched stained glass windows look onto the College grounds.
Stanley Library
60
20
30
30
36
Width: 6.5m
Length: 13.5m
A grand Victorian wood-panelled dining room is set with large oak tables and chairs, an ideal gala dinner venue in Cambridge.
The Great Hall
-
-
-
-
-
Width: 11m
Length: 20m
This self-contained area consists of a spacious reception room with patio area, and a wood-panelled meeting room. Ideal for conferences.
Old Kitchens
50
20
20
24
24
Width: -
Length: -
A comfortable conference room for smaller group meetings, a quiet and informal setting with plenty of natural daylight.
Old JCR
25
18
14
14
20
Width: 6m
Length: 6m
A small conference room that is light and inviting, providing a less formal surrounding for a day meeting.
Emily Davies Room
-
-
14
14
-
Width: 4.5m
Length: 5m
A light, spacious meeting room at Girton College with a stage located at one end with a data projector, screen and full WiFi access.
Old Hall
140
48
40
40
80
Width: 7.25m
Length: 15m
A beautiful meeting room, the old arched oak chapel door and arched windows add character.
Chapel Box Room
30
12
14
14
20
Width: 6m
Length: 7m
The outside of the pavilion at Girton College, suitable to hire for a range of events.
Pavilion
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-
-
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-
Width: -
Length: -

Dining Rooms

Max Diners
Room Width
Room Length
A beautiful library, the shelves are filled with the original books and the arched stained glass windows look onto the College grounds.
Stanley Library
40
6.5m
13.5m
A grand Victorian wood-panelled dining room is set with large oak tables and chairs, an ideal gala dinner venue in Cambridge.
The Great Hall
250
11m
20m
This self-contained area consists of a spacious reception room with patio area, and a wood-panelled meeting room. Ideal for conferences.
Old Kitchens
30
-
-
A comfortable conference room for smaller group meetings, a quiet and informal setting with plenty of natural daylight.
Old JCR
-
6m
6m
A small conference room that is light and inviting, providing a less formal surrounding for a day meeting.
Emily Davies Room
-
4.5m
5m
A light, spacious meeting room at Girton College with a stage located at one end with a data projector, screen and full WiFi access.
Old Hall
100
7.25m
15m
A beautiful meeting room, the old arched oak chapel door and arched windows add character.
Chapel Box Room
-
6m
7m
The outside of the pavilion at Girton College, suitable to hire for a range of events.
Pavilion
-
-
-

Main Meeting Rooms

Theatre Layout
Classroom layout
U-Shape Layout
Boardroom Layout
Cabaret Layout
Dimensions
A beautiful library, the shelves are filled with the original books and the arched stained glass windows look onto the College grounds.
Stanley Library
60
20
30
30
36
Width: 6.5m
Length: 13.5m
A grand Victorian wood-panelled dining room is set with large oak tables and chairs, an ideal gala dinner venue in Cambridge.
The Great Hall
-
-
-
-
-
Width: 11m
Length: 20m
This self-contained area consists of a spacious reception room with patio area, and a wood-panelled meeting room. Ideal for conferences.
Old Kitchens
50
20
20
24
24
Width: -
Length: -
A comfortable conference room for smaller group meetings, a quiet and informal setting with plenty of natural daylight.
Old JCR
25
18
14
14
20
Width: 6m
Length: 6m
A small conference room that is light and inviting, providing a less formal surrounding for a day meeting.
Emily Davies Room
-
-
14
14
-
Width: 4.5m
Length: 5m
A light, spacious meeting room at Girton College with a stage located at one end with a data projector, screen and full WiFi access.
Old Hall
140
48
40
40
80
Width: 7.25m
Length: 15m
A beautiful meeting room, the old arched oak chapel door and arched windows add character.
Chapel Box Room
30
12
14
14
20
Width: 6m
Length: 7m
The outside of the pavilion at Girton College, suitable to hire for a range of events.
Pavilion
-
-
-
-
-
Width: -
Length: -

Girton College Accommodation

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During the summer vacation, Girton College is able to provide a wide range of accommodation opportunities for private guests, families and conference delegates.

From well appointed single standard bedrooms and large double and twin en suites through to single en suites in the new Ash Court development, Girton College has rooms to suit all budgets and events.

A single bedroom at Girton College, with basin, mirror and storage. Suitable for conference accommodation.
Single standard bedrooms
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A conference bedroom at Girton College, a traditional room with single bed, arched windows and lounge chair.
Single en-suite bedrooms
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A guest sitting at a desk in a single ensuite bedroom at Girton College, ideal accommodation for conference delegates.
Ash Court Single en suite
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A bright and modern double en suite bedroom at Girton College, Cambridge.
Double en suite bedrooms
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A twin en suite bedroom, with a large window, desk and chair. Ideal conference accommodation in Cambridge.
Twin en suite bedrooms
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Total
350 Rooms

Green Initiatives

  1. The College is committed to reducing use of ruminant meat & dairy products year on year.
  2. Girton holds a Gold Award from the University's Green Impact Scheme.
  3. All fish comes from sustainable sources.
  4. The College only uses free range eggs.

Did You Know?

  1. The College was Britain's first residential college for women offering an education at degree level.
  2. Girton was also the first of the Women's Colleges to go mixed
  3. Girton College is surrounded by over 50 acres of woodland, gardens and green space.
  4. Girton is the only Cambridge College to have its own heated indoor swimming pool.

How To Find Girton College

Girton College
Cambridge
CB3 0JG

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