A central location in the heart of England

Located on Loughborough University's campus in the East Midlands, Holywell Park Conference Centre is easily accessible by road, rail and air.

How to reach us

  • By car
  • By train
  • By air

Just one mile away from junction 23 of the M1 with a substantial amount of free car parking, Holywell Park Conference Centre is perfectly located for car travel.

Following a sat-nav

Use the postcode LE11 3GR or type 'Holywell Way, Loughborough' into your sat-nav. Leave junction 23 of the M1, taking the A512 Ashby Road to Loughborough. At the first roundabout, turn right into Holywell Way (signposted for Burleigh Court and Holywell Park). Once you've got your visitor badge from the gatehouse, go straight on at the next two roundabouts and enter the Holywell Park car park.

Conference venue car parking

There is a substantial amount of free secure car parking next to the venue with over 1000 spaces available for vehicles.

Holywell Park Conference Centre is just three miles from Loughborough railway station, only a 10 minute cab ride away or 20 minutes on a shuttle bus.

Travelling from Loughborough railway station to the conference venue

The centre is within easy reach of Loughborough railway station. The university shuttle bus service Kinchbus Number 7 runs every 10 minutes from the station with a stop located directly next to Holywell Park.

Taxis are available from the station with a journey costing around £8.

Loughborough railway station

Loughborough railway station has an hourly service to London St. Pancras and regular services to other major UK cities including Birmingham, Sheffield and Leeds.

Information on train times and ticket prices can be found on the following websites:

You can buy a combined train and bus ticket which incorporates the bus journey to and from the railway station. Just select Loughborough University Bus (XLO) when booking on websites such as East Midlands Trains and The Trainline.

East Midlands Trains website The Trainline website

Holywell Park Conference Centre is just 7 miles from East Midlands Airport.

Travelling from East Midlands Airport to the Conference Centre

A taxi from East Midlands Airport to the venue costs around £15 and takes less than 15 minutes.

There is also a regular bus service from East Midlands Airport to Loughborough that runs every 20 minutes 24/7.

East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport is located 7 miles from the venue and serves a range of domestic flights and European destinations. Details of flights and facilities can be found on the East Midlands Airport website.

Other airports


We also have our own helipad. Please get in touch for further details.

East Midlands Airport website

Loughborough Central Clive Hanley

The local area

Loughborough is a market town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire. Home to Loughborough University our town has a population of about 58,000, making us the second largest settlement in Leicestershire. We're close to the Nottinghamshire border and within a short distance of Nottingham, East Midlands Airport and Derby.

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