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University of Kent
Jan Elliott
01227 828000
General Information
Situated on a 300 acre parkland campus overlooking the historic city of Canterbury. Close to many tourist attractions such as Leeds Castle, Dover Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and Canterbury Tales.
Location & Access
The University of Kent is located in the south east of England. With easy access to the A2/M2, M20, M25, rail and bus links and the Channel Tunnel/Ferry Terminals the university is easily accessible by road, rail and sea.
Group Accommodation
We have the capacity to accommodate 3000 delegates at any one time, with 225 en-suite bedrooms in easter vacation and 1100 in summer vacation and an attractive village of purpose-built houses. In each of the four colleges the majority of rooms offer classic student accommodation - a study bedroom with hand basin, and adjacent shower/bathroom and toilet facilities. No more than six to eight bedrooms share these adjacent facilities and offer a most cost-effective solution to your needs.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
The University of Kent is a modern campus set in over 300 acres of parkland overlooking the ancient city of Canterbury. With more than 150 conference rooms, accommodation for up to 3000, a choice of restaurants and bars, banqueting for up to 900 and extensive on-site leisure facilities, the University provides the largest and most cost effective venue in the South East of England.
Short Breaks
We can also provide facilities for short breaks, for more information and to request literature please use the above contact details. You can also click on the ‘short break’ section of for a list of venues that offer an on-line booking service, so you can check availability and reserve rooms as required.
Meetings (Any-Time)
Recently refurbished to a high standard, the Darwin Conference Suite is one of the most flexible meeting and function suites in the region. With its moveable sound proofed walls, the suite is available as one large area for up to 300 or as three smaller suites for up 100 delegates. Free parking on site.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer 9 June - 15 September
2007 Christmas See any-time facilities
2008 Easter 5 April - 2 May
2008 Summer 14 June - 19 September
2008 Christmas See any-time facilities
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 300 1150
Dining Seated 180 1200
Dining Buffet 150 1200
En-suite Beds 2 1130
Standard Beds 0 2870
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate £37.60 £37.60
24 Hour Rate On Request £69.50
Groups (B&B; Rate) N/A £21.15
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