Downing College is a beautiful setting for a wonderful wedding celebration. The venue boasts elegant style and spectacular surroundings in a convenient central location. Downing College is set within 20 acres of stunning lawns and trees and located just half a mile from the impressive historic centre of Cambridge.
The College’s striking buildings date back to the 19thCentury, embracing a neo-classical style. The venue offers a fantastic selection of versatile function rooms which are licensed to hold civil ceremonies. Whether you are planning a grand occasion or a more intimate event, Downing College has the perfect space to accommodate your event. The Howard Building can hold up to 120 guests, while the West Lodge is ideal for smaller weddings with 40 guests. For your wedding breakfast, the College offers a choice of dining locations, from the classic College Hall to the West Lodge.
The beautiful college lawns and gardens provide a delightful spot for a relaxed drinks reception in the warmer summer months. The glorious setting also offers stunning backdrops for your important wedding photos.
You will enjoy the dedicated services of your own wedding co-ordinator who will guide you through your plans with a friendly, professional approach. We also offer our fantastic Downing College Wedding Package which can be tailored to suit smaller weddings if required.
Downing College also provides some of the finest accommodation in Cambridge, with a range of rooms to suit a variety of budgets. There are over 200 bedrooms with 150 en-suite rooms.
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