Varley Park Conference Centre offers modern and bright meeting rooms
A range of seminar rooms in close proximity, provide the perfect setting
A choice of state-of-the-art lecture theatres for up to 320 delegates
Enjoy a freshly brewed cuppa in the Varley Park Cafe
Flexible event spaces in the heart of Brighton, providing the ideal location
Delegates benefit from space to meet, eat and relax

Southcoast Conferences, University of Brighton, Brighton

Oh we do like to be by the seaside… and who doesn’t? With an enviable location between the iconic pebbled beach and the rolling hills of the South Downs, Southcoast Conferences offer ideal locations for conferences and events in the sunniest destination in the UK.

Southcoast Conferences unify the University of Brighton’s extensive portfolio of fresh meeting and event spaces with budget accommodation. A choice of Southcoast campus locations in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings leaves event organisers spoilt for choice – what all sites have in common is fantastic access routes from airports, roads and train stations, flexible meeting spaces, and genuine hospitality.

Varley Park Conference Centre, Brighton: year round meeting space for up to 120 delegates >>
Five bright and modern meeting rooms equipped with the latest audio visual technology provide the ideal setting for your delegates to focus, work and learn. The dedicated on site catering teams are guaranteed to spoil your guests with culinary home cooked locally sourced tasty delights. For break times there is a restaurant and relaxed café bar area for delegates to check emails, make calls or enjoy a freshly brewed cup of tea or coffee. Limited FREE car parking is available.

Additional sites for conference and events: meeting spaces for up to 320 delegates >>
In addition, the other Brighton sites of Falmer, Moulsecoomb and Grand Parade offer large lecture theatres for up to 320 guests, a performing arts theatre, a plethora of seminar rooms and a variety of restaurants and cafes to cater to your every need. All are easily accessible by roads and public transport and most offer plenty of free parking. If you have any down time after the event make sure to explore the beautiful vibrant city of Brighton with its Prince Regency architecture, quirky Royal Pavilion and iconic Pier.

Eastbourne Campus: meeting space for up to 244 delegates >>
If you prefer the quiet elegant seaside charm of Eastbourne this campus won’t disappoint. With meeting space for up to 244 delegates and a variety of breakout rooms it can offer ultimate flexibility. Add to this a range of excellent sports facilities including an indoor swimming pool, three gymnasiums, an outdoor artificial turf pitch, a sports hall and tennis courts.

Accommodation at the sunshine coast >>
Summer is a fantastic time to visit the South coast, and group organisers are spoilt for choice of activities in the area; there are the well-known sights of the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Pier and the city’s beautiful omnipresent Prince Regency architecture, all within easy reach.

Just a short drive away is the beautiful South Downs National Park, or why not take a boat trip from Eastbourne to take in the breath taking sight of the Seven Sisters coastline? Not to mention the countless options for indulging in retail therapy or making the most of the cultural offering the city is so well known for with visits to theatres, cinemas etc. Group accommodation in Brighton is available in four different halls of residence which all offer something different and unique:

Phoenix Brewery: is located right in the heart of the city centre within easy walk to all the major sights and offers 295 modern en-suite bedrooms with shared access to kitchens.
Varley Park: is a bustling modern site with a real community spirit and easy access to road networks. Here you will find 285 modern en-suite bedrooms and 225 standard bedrooms, all with shared access to a kitchen.
Falmer Halls of Residence: is set on the edge of the South Downs with an impressive array of sports facilities on offer. The site has 471 en-suite bedrooms with shared access to a kitchen.
Moulsecoomb Halls: has 163 older style bedrooms and consists of split-level self-contained flats of up to eight single bedrooms with a wash basin in each. A kitchen, communal area and bathroom facilities are shared within each flat.
Eastbourne Campus: Should you prefer the quiet elegant seaside charm of Eastbourne, our group accommodation won’t disappoint. Located in the Meads area of the town, Welkin Halls offer 354 en-suite bedrooms with shared access to a kitchen. Here you will also find a wide range of modern sports facilities for your guests to enjoy.

Catering options include self-catering, Bed & Breakfast, half board or full board. The hospitality teams will be delighted to serve you a range of culinary home cooked locally sourced tasty delights.

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  Summer Vacation: 01.07.17 to 16.09.17 All Year Daytime: 0900 to 1700
Meeting max
300 128
Meeting max
100 100
Meeting max
84 84
Meeting max
32 32
Dining max
350 200
Dining max
200 200
Bedrooms max
1050 0
Bedrooms max
385 0
Rates from
(day delegate)
£29.00 £29.00
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(24 hour)
£85.00 N/A
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£35.00 N/A
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(self catering)
£30.00 N/A
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