Health Horizons takes place at the Cambridge Corn Exchange Cambridge Corn Exchange, Wheeler Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QE, UK.
Travelling to Cambridge Corn Exchange
The Corn Exchange is on Wheeler Street, which is located in the centre of Cambridge, directly behind the Guildhall which is in the Market Square. For the nearest parking, follow signs to Grand Arcade car park.
The Corn Exchange is accessible by turning either from Hills Road or Trumpington Street into Lensfield Road then into Tennis Court Road, right into Downing Street and left into Corn Exchange Street.
London Stansted Airport
This is the closest major airport, about 25 miles from Cambridge (40 minutes by car). It is well served by airlines flying from European destinations.
Cambridge is within easy reach by rail, coach or taxi. The railway station is part of the terminal. The services to Cambridge are operated by Central Trains and take about 30 minutes.
The times of trains between Stansted Airport and Cambridge can be found from the National Rail website.
London Heathrow Airport
Many airlines fly to London Heathrow. The easiest way to get to Cambridge is to take a direct coach service. The coach runs at least once per hour, see the National Express website) and takes at least 2.5 hours to reach Cambridge (often much longer, depending on traffic jams).
A fast train service, the Heathrow Express, connects the airport with London Paddington station. From there use the underground to connect with rail or coach services listed above to reach Cambridge.
The airport is also served by the Piccadilly line of the underground which will take you directly (in about one hour) to Kings Cross station, from which the fast trains to Cambridge depart (see instructions above).
London Gatwick Airport
This airport is located to the south of London. A direct train service, Thameslink, connects the airport with Kings Cross station. From Kings Cross follow the instructions above. There is also a fast train service, the Gatwick Express, to London’s Victoria station. From there, use the underground (Victoria line, northbound) to reach Kings Cross.
Grand Arcade Cycle Park
The Grand Arcade cycle park has covered space for over 200 cycles. It closes every night at 11.30pm. Cyclists can access the cycle park from Corn Exchange Street – when travelling from Downing Street, the entrance is on the right after the car park entrance – and pedestrians can enter from Grand Arcade or Fisher Square. Information on the cycle parks in Cambridge can be found on www.cambridge.gov.uk/cycle-parks
Cambridge Train Station
The Corn Exchange is approximately a 20 minute walk from Cambridge train station. Upon leaving the station go straight down Station Road and turn right onto Hills Road. Walk down Hills Road which leads on to Regent Street. Turn left into Downing Street, and then turn right after The City Centre Hotel onto Corn Exchange Street. The Corn Exchange is at the bottom of this street.
Park & Ride
Cambridge Park & Ride is a great way of accessing Cambridge. There are 5 sites located on the outskirts to choose from. Regular buses take you into central Cambridge. For site locations, routes and timetables please visit http://www.cambridgeparkandride.info/
There is no parking on site as this is a central Cambridge venue. The nearest car park to the Corn Exchange is the Grand Arcade car park just a couple of minutes away, across the road from the Corn Exchange. It is open 24 hours. For more information and for charges please visit https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/grand-arcade-car-park
Other suggested car parks are: Sidgwick Ave, Queens Road and Trumpington Street
For more information on all car parks in Cambridge please visit https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/parking
Breakout sessions will also take place at the Guildhalls and in the McCrum Lecture Theatre.
Guildhalls - Small and Large Halls
Market Hill, Cambridge, CB2 3QJ
The most direct entrance to the Halls is through the ‘Yo Sushi’ Entrance (called thus as it is pretty much opposite the Yo Sushi restaurant) on Guildhall Street. This entrance has 4 steps from ground level and then there are stairs or a standard passenger lift to the first floor. The staircase is wide with a central handrail and the lift has a weight limit of 800Kg. This is the main entrance that will be open during the day for access.
There is also an entrance on Peas Hill. This is a level access entrance but the lift on this side is fairly small (weight limit still 800 kg).
McCrum Lecture Theatre
Bene’t Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QN
Part of Corpus Christi College, the lecture theatre is tucked away on Bene’t’ Street and is just behind the Eagle Pub. The lecture theatre is approx a minute’s walk away from the Corn Exchange and Guildhalls. Walk down Wheeler Street, on to Bene’t Street, then look for the Eagle Pub on the right hand side. Turn right, through the walkway and the lecture theatre is past the pub on the right hand side.
Map of Corn Exchange, Guildhalls and McCrum Lecture Theatre
The Royal Cambridge Hotel
Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PY
Located on the edge of the city centre and with an on-site car park, The Royal Cambridge Hotel is your perfect base for exploring the beauty of historic Cambridge. A 3* hotel approximately 0.6 miles from the venue. Please quote CAMB85530 when booking for a reduced rate, available until 31st May.