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Selwyn College

Selwyn College
Old Court
Traditional Dining Hall

Selwyn College offers an unbeatable combination for conferences: historic buildings, meeting rooms with all modern facilities and excellent food prepared by its executive head chef. It offers a wide choice of en suite rooms in both Ann's Court and the newly refurbished Cripps Court, as well as standard accommodation in the Victorian Old Court.

The College offers easy access to the M11, but is also close to the city centre which is just a short stroll away through the beautiful gardens and the famous riverside Backs. Selwyn College's conference spaces are open to all, whether or not they have any previous connection with Cambridge.

The Conference and Event Team at Selwyn prides itself on the professional, yet personal, service with many years’ experience between the team. The warm welcome that Selwyn College extends to guests, combined with the acknowledged high standard of its food and services, has meant that many organisers choose to return again and again.

Selwyn has a range of dining options to accommodate dinners for 30-180 people.

The impressive oak panelled Dining Hall is the ideal setting for dinners for up to 180 people, which is complemented by the New Senior Combination Room that can be used for drinks receptions or as a dining room for up to 90 people.

The approachable and flexible team strive for nothing but the best when it comes to food. The College use local produce and suppliers where possible on seasonal menus and, when available, sustainable fish is priority.

The team is more than happy to accommodate most dietary requirements when needed.

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Rooms and Accommodation

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Bedroom

Breakout Areas

Theatre
Layout
Classroom
Layout
U-Shape
Layout
Boardroom
Layout
Cabaret
Layout
Dimensions
Arthur Lyttelton Room
-
-
-
10
-
Width: -
Length: -
Kathleen Lyttelton Room
39
16
20
24
40
Width: 6.3m
Length: 6.5m
Walters Room
40
14
15
18
24
Width: 4m
Length: 8m

Main Meeting Rooms

Theatre Layout
Classroom layout
U-Shape Layout
Boardroom Layout
Cabaret Layout
Dimensions
Arthur Lyttelton Room
-
-
-
10
-
Width: -
Length: -
New Senior Combination Room
80
28
36
36
36
Width: 9m
Length: 13m
The Diamond Room
150
46
35
35
100
Width: 14m
Length: 14m
Chadwick Room
120
30
24
26
60
Width: 8.5m
Length: 13m
Kathleen Lyttelton Room
39
16
20
24
40
Width: 6.3m
Length: 6.5m
Walters Room
40
14
15
18
24
Width: 4m
Length: 8m

Dining Rooms

Max Diners
Room Width
Room Length
New Senior Combination Room
80
9m
13m
Dining Hall
180
8.4m
22.5m
Old Senior Combination Room
14
-
-

Selwyn College Accommodation

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Selwyn College offers superb conference and events facilities, and also offers excellent accommodation for guests.

There is a choice of en suite or standard accommodation across 3 different courts, Ann’s Court, Cripps Court, & Old Court.

The newest building, Ann's Court offers superb comfortably furnished en suite bedrooms. Old Court provides a taste of traditional college life and the recently refurbished Cripps Court boasts 145 single en suite bedrooms.

Ann's Court Single en Suite
84 Rooms
Cripps Court Single En Suite
145 Rooms
Ann's Court Twin en Suite
12 Rooms
Old Court Single Standard
100 Rooms
Total
352 Rooms

Weddings

Civil Licence
Yes
Maximum number for a Civil Ceremony
Not Applicable
Restrictions
Maximum number for a Wedding Breakfast
Not Applicable
Maximum number for an Evening Reception
Not Applicable
Additional Information

Green Initiatives

  1. Local honey from Selwyn and Kings honeybees is used at High Table.
  2. Plastic bottled water has been replaced with refillable glass-bottle tap water for conference guests.
  3. The College recycles its cooking oil into biofuel.
  4. The catering department have received the Good Egg award for using cage-free eggs or egg products.

How To Find Selwyn College

Selwyn College
Cambridge
CB3 9DQ