Festival of Arts, Science & Ideas: Accommodation and Travel

If you’re joining us for Newnham’s Festival of Arts, Science & Ideas, discover information about accommodation and transport here.

Getting here

We recommend using public transport. A free shuttle will run at peak times from Cambridge station. If you are driving you will need to pre-book parking as an add on to your Festival ticket.  We have day and overnight parking available at Cambridge Rugby Club, Grantchester Road, Cambridge CB3 9ED (free shuttle at peak times), for £6 per day inc vat. Limited disabled parking is available. Email us at Newnham150@newn.cam.ac.uk if you wish to reserve disabled parking.


Bed & Breakfast is available in College only on Sat & Sun nights (only for over-16s), subject to availability. There may only be a very few rooms available on Friday night due to Graduation. For more information email accommodation@newn.cam.ac.uk
We have also secured special rates for Fri, Sat and Sun nights in a selection of nearby hotels and guesthouses. Please go to our dedicated on-line booking service at HotelRes or call +44 (0)330 128 9950

Terms & Conditions of Booking

Please note: all events are included in the entry ticket except Saturday dinner, parking, accommodation, and food and drink; events may be filmed or photographed; details may be subject to change.