Purpose built modern accommodation set in 42 acres of open parkland in the north west corner of Cambridge.
A recent addition to Churchill College, Cambridge, Cowan Court provides newly-built (2016) state of the art accommodation in beautiful settings, a 10-minute walk from the historic city centre.
This residence provides 68 superior double ensuite rooms over three floors with lift access, including three accessible rooms and basement storage. Large triple glazed windows, all with outward looking views.
History to the present day
Founded in 1958, Churchill College is the National and Commonwealth Memorial to Sir Winston Churchill. Nobel Prize winners Francis Crick, discoverer of the structure of DNA, and Anthony Hewish, the discoverer of the pulsar, were amongst its founding Fellows.
Food and Drinks
Full English and continental breakfasts are included and are served either in the college Buttery or the main Dining Hall between 07.30am and 09.30am.
For lunch and dinner, guests are welcome to use either the dining hall or the buttery on a cash basis subject to opening hours and occasional private bookings.
Please note this is not self-catering accommodation, the student kitchen facilities are not for external guests.
The Buttery bar is open throughout the day for snacks and drinks (subject to some restricted opening times). It provides the perfect space for catching-up with emails whilst relaxing with a refreshing drink, and a piano is available for those with a musical bent.
Grounds and gardens
The spacious grounds are home to an extensive collection of contemporary sculptures from a variety of well-known artists. They provide the perfect backdrop for an hour or two relaxing in the sun with a cool drink and a good book.
Additional facilities for residents include an on-site laundry, a TV room, an all day bar and café (subject to some restricted opening times) and sports facilities including squash and tennis courts and a multi-gym. Sports equipment, irons and hair dryers can all be borrowed from the Porters' Lodge.
Double ensuite rooms include desk, free WiFi, fridge, toiletries, hair dryer and hospitality tray with tea & coffee making facilities and are offered at highly competitive rates.
The College cannot accommodate pets.
Parking, which is at a premium in this city, is free, but subject to availability on a first come, first serve basis and cannot be reserved or guaranteed.
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Disabled access available
Free broadband access (wired)
Free broadband access (wifi)
Bring your own travel cot
Food and Drinks
Continental breakfast (included)
Cooked breakfast (included)
Lunch available (at additional cost)
Dinner available (at additional cost)
Museums (walking distance)
Golf course (a short drive)
Recommended restaurants (walking distance)
Theatre (walking distance)
Address: Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0DS, United Kingdom
Check In: 14:00 (2:00pm) - 23:30 (11:30pm) (no arrivals allowed outside this window)
Check Out: 02:00 (2:00am) - 10:00 (10:00am)
Check in/out are dealt with at the Porters' Lodge. Rooms not vacated by 10.00am on the day of departure will automatically be charged a £30.00 late check out fee.
There is plentiful free parking on site. However, please note spaces cannot be reserved, it operates on a first come first serve basis.
From the City Centre
Storey's Way is the second turning on the right as you come out of Cambridge along the Madingley Road to the M11 and A428. This junction is marked with a traffic island in the middle of the road. Turn into Storey's Way and Churchill College is on the left.
Arriving by Rail
Cambridge railway station has a frequent service from London Kings Cross, the Midlands and the North and a direct link from Stansted Airport, as well as plentiful local services. Cambridge railway station is situated only 2 miles from Churchill College.
Arriving by Bus
The Citi 4 bus stops near to the College on the Madingley Road. The service operates on Mondays to Fridays from 07.00 to 19.30 with a 15-minute service frequency between the Madingley Road Park & Ride bus station and Addenbrooke's Hospital site.