Creating the best learning environment for growth and learning

Where you learn can make a critical difference to how well you learn. Perhaps you’re bored with drab hotels, stuffy training rooms, poor lighting and simple lack of time and space to learn and reflect. We are too and we’ve searched for the best of the best venues which combine ideal learning conditions, quality environments and good value.

Farncombe (previously known as The Cotswold Conference Centre)

The award winning Farncombe estate is approximately 2 hours drive from London and less than an hours drive from Birmingham, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Bristol and Cardiff. There is also a good rail link with Evesham and Moreton-in-Marsh mainline stations which are a short taxi ride away.

Designed by trainers for training it is a truly outstanding facility for learning.

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Nestled in the Cotswold hills overlooking the Vale of Evesham the Farncombe estate combines the highest standards of service and training facilities with a location that inspires and energises.


Your bedroom will be one of 95 well-appointed en-suite bedrooms from our four charming locations on site. These are sympathetically set in over 370 breath-taking acres of Cotswold scenery. Unwinding has never been easier. Each bedroom has everything you need from a Colour TV to tea/coffee making facilities, a hair dryer and a study area. Linen, towels and toiletries are provided as standard.

Farncombe Estate Bedrooms

There’s also a warm welcome for the disabled by way of dedicated ground floor rooms with excellent wheelchair access. It’s all here to make your Farncombe experience as wonderful as possible.

Food and Drink

The Farncombe estate catering team pride themselves in sourcing local Cotswold produce for the daily menus. They source many of our foods from local farms and suppliers; eggs, milk, yoghurts, bread and some meat products are produced within a ten mile radius of the Estate.

Farncombe Dining

Hot home-baked rolls, rich, wine-laced dishes, scrumptious puddings with custard or cream – the restaurant caters for the heartiest of appetites. This means simple sandwiches, special diets and vegetarian menus are also catered for, too. During the day, you’ll find a steady flow of aromatic coffee and piping hot tea – it’s all inclusive, and unlimited.

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To find out where it is and how to get around:

Puckrup Hall, Tewkesbury

The luxurious leisure hotel, The Hilton Puckrup Hall, is just 2 hours from London and less than 1 hour from Birmingham and just a few minutes from junction 8 of the M5. A mixture of old world English-country charm and up to date modern facilities Puckrup Hall is a truly outstanding place for taking a break and focusing on your own personal development.

Nestled on the edge of the Cotswold hills Puckrup Hall combines the highest standards of service with outstanding training and leisure facilities in a location where you can truly get away from it all.

Accommodation and Facilities

Each bedroom has everything you would expect from a modern hotel in an extremely comfortable and high-quality surroundings.

A highlight of Puckrup Hall is the comprehensive and fully-featured leisure facilities including:

  • 140 acres of parkland
  • An 18-hole championship golf course
  • A fully equipped LivingWell gym
  • Swimming pool
  • A beauty salon
  • And much more…

Puckrup Hall also has family rooms and great deals available for bringing a partner or even your entire family along to a course. To find out more: