Why Cambridge

One of the best small cities in the UK

Cambridge is one of the best small cities in the UK, situated in the East of England and 50 miles of north of London. With a population of approximately 143,653 including 21,000 students; the world-famous University and its Colleges are at its core.

Founded in 1209, it’s the world’s third-oldest University boasting 90 affiliated Nobel Laureates. Visitors to Cambridge can immerse themselves in the academic ambience and follow in the footsteps of famous Alumni in a city that has been at the heart of world-changing discoveries for centuries.

The city leads the way in innovation, research, science and technology; there’s a tangible passion for the sharing of knowledge between academia and business, it’s where great minds meet and where delegates can escape the norm for an experience like no other. Being a compact city, the medieval streets of the historic centre are easily discovered on foot, or in the traditional way - by bicycle!

Delegates will find a vibrant arts and cultural scene, and an eclectic mix of museums, cinemas, art galleries, pubs and restaurants, all within a few minutes' walk from the meeting venues. Accommodation options cover every preference and budget, from single study bedrooms to penthouse suites, in the University’s Colleges, and at a range of 3* and 4* hotels, all situated throughout the centre and close to conference facilities.

About Cambridge

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