King's College, Cambridge
King’s College, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST - 01223 331656 In square 4B on this map.
You enter King’s College via the Porter’s Lodge in King’s Parade. Our meeting room will be signposted but ask the porters if you need help. Your badge (provided at the start of the workshop) will speed your access and allow you use of the college grounds including the Chapel, subject to availability.
The College is in the heart of the city, with many landmarks and eateries in easy reach. If you get here early and fancy breakfast, the famous Fitzbillies is a minute’s walk. Or you can get breakfast at, The Eagle, Watson and Crick’s legendary drinking hole, which is even closer.
Travel to Cambridge
There are half hourly fast trains to Cambridge from London King's Cross, generally at .14 and .44 past the hour. Additional (slower) services operate from London Liverpool Street. Cambridge also has direct rail services to Norwich, Ipswich, Stansted Airport, Leicester and Birmingham.
Car: If you are driving to Cambridge, traffic can be very congested in peak hours. Town centre parking is quite expensive. There are five park-and-ride locations on the outskirts but they charge a premium for overnight parking. If you'd like parking at the college contact us for more information.
Air: The most convenient airport is London Stansted which has a twice-hourly direct rail link to Cambridge. From London Luton, there is a coach service every 2 hours otherwise you'll need to take a taxi. From Gatwick you can take a coach but we suggest taking the Thameslink train service to London St Pancras and walk (5 mins) to King's Cross for a train to Cambridge. From Heathrow, there are also coaches but we recommend taking the Piccadilly underground to King's Cross (journey time about 60mins) and then a train to Cambridge. National Express coach site.