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King's College

Breathtakingly Beautiful Views
Charming Private Dining
Spectacular Events
Exceptional Fine Dining
Magical Wedding Reception
Inspired Conferences

Set on the banks of the River Cam, at the heart of the city of Cambridge, King’s provides an unrivalled, versatile venue for a broad spectrum of events - residential conferences, corporate dinners, executive entertaining, receptions, award ceremonies, celebratory events and more.

King’s core value, 'a passion for excellence' shines through in everything it does. From your first enquiry to the day of the event, attentive and friendly service will take all the stress of the event organisation off your shoulders. The team prides itself on offering a personal touch that sees clients returning year after year. Relax in the knowledge that you are in expert hands.

Since 1441 King's has set the standard in scholarly excellence. With the same dedication to excellence, King's College Conference & Dining has a justified reputation for exceptional food and wine in an exquisite historical setting.

Rooms and Accommodation

  • Rooms
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Bedroom

Breakout Areas

Theatre
Layout
Classroom
Layout
U-Shape
Layout
Boardroom
Layout
Cabaret
Layout
Dimensions
Beves Room
60
30
25
32
40
Width: 6m
Length: 12m
The Chetwynd Room & Keynes Lecture Theatre
140
40
18
35
40
Width: 8.7m
Length: 13m
The Saltmarsh Rooms
40
-
18
18
-
Width: 5.7m
Length: 7.4m

Dining Rooms

Max Diners
Room Width
Room Length
Beves Room
50
6m
12m
The Saltmarsh Rooms
58
5.7m
7.4m
The Hall
296
11m
27m

Main Meeting Rooms

Theatre Layout
Classroom layout
U-Shape Layout
Boardroom Layout
Cabaret Layout
Dimensions
Beves Room
60
30
25
32
40
Width: 6m
Length: 12m
The Chetwynd Room & Keynes Lecture Theatre
140
40
18
35
40
Width: 8.7m
Length: 13m
The Saltmarsh Rooms
40
-
18
18
-
Width: 5.7m
Length: 7.4m

King's College Accommodation

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King's College is perfectly located for groups looking to stay within the heart of the city centre, with the front gate only a stone's throw away from the historic market square. There are a number of rooms available within the College and also across four central hostels, giving a range of experiences and views, including of the market square, rooftops of the city and the tranquil Fellow's Garden.

The College offers double and single en suite bedrooms available outside of term time. All bedrooms include complimentary breakfast, access to the Chapel, internet, toiletries and tea and coffee making facilities.

Double en Suite Room
30 Rooms
Single en Suite Room
145 Rooms
Total
175 Rooms

Weddings

King’s College is world renowned for its iconic Back Lawn and Chapel, a view often considered to be quintessentially Cambridge and arguably the best backdrop in the city. Enjoy an elegant drinks and canapé reception on the Back Lawn in front of the 15th century Chapel.
Once you have had a chance to greet your guests and take advantage of once in a lifetime photo opportunities, move indoors to the magnificent Hall.
Every wedding is unique, and everyone deserves their day to be perfect. We will work with you to help make your day a truly bespoke celebration.

Civil Licence
No
Maximum number for a Civil Ceremony
Not Applicable
Maximum number for a Wedding Breakfast
250
Maximum number for an Evening Reception
250
Restrictions:

Green Initiatives

  1. The College are committed to reducing the volume of waste by reducing consumption, re-using and recycling all materials.
  2. Fairtrade products are available throughout the College.
  3. Meals are labelled so consumers are aware of which meals produce least carbon emissions.
  4. Allotments are available for gardeners to grow their own food.

Did You Know?

  1. King's College was founded in 1441 by King Henry VI.
  2. In 1446 the foundation stone of the Chapel was laid but it wasn’t until 1544 that the work was complete.
  3. The first female Fellow of King's was elected in 1970 and female students were first admitted to King's in 1972.
  4. Famous alumni include Rupert Brooke, Alan Turing and John Maynard Keynes.

How To Find King's College

King's Parade
Cambridge
CB2 1ST