Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Accommodation and directions

Conference Venue

The Return to the Origins will take place in Highfield House on University Park Campus.

The conference will start 11am Sunday 20 January 2013, and close 6pm Monday 21 January 2013. The registration fee includes lunch and refreshments.

Conference Dinner

There will be an optional conference dinner on the evening of Sunday 20 January 2013 which will be held in the Orchard Brasserie, at the Orchard Hotel on University Park Campus.  If you wish to attend this dinner you will need to pay for this at the time booking and the cost is £24 per person (inc VAT).

Full Registration (2 days) - £50

Day Delegate Registration - £25

Reduced Student Registration (2 days) - £30

Reduced Student Day Delegate Registration - £15  



Overnight accommodation is by your own arrangement.

A small number of rooms are on hold at the Orchard Hotel on campus for the evening of Sunday 20 January 2013 at the reduced rate of £62.00 + VAT for a single room with breakfast.

If you would like to book a room at the Orchard Hotel please call 0844 346 1216 and quote 'Return to the Origins Conference 20-21 January 2013'

Please note that these rooms will only be available until Friday 14 December 2012. After this date you will only be able to book standard rate rooms.

More accommodation options and information on the local area can be found on the Experience Nottinghamshire website.

Directions to and from University Park Campus

Between campuses

By free campus hopper bus service:

The University operates a free Hopper Bus Service between Jubilee Campus, University Park, Sutton Bonington Campus and Royal Derby Hospital Centre. You can view the Hopper Bus timetables online.

All our campuses have cycle parking facilities and those within the City have links to numerous cycle paths.

From Nottingham (approximately 3 miles)

By public bus services:

There are a number of public services that run close to or through our campuses.

Further details on public bus services to The University of Nottingham.

By taxi:

There are taxi ranks throughout the City Centre and immediately adjacent to the main railway and bus stations. The journey to the campus takes about 15 minutes.

From Beeston (approximately 1.5 mile)

For University Park campus, the bus stop closest to the train station is ‘Beeston Rylands, adj Laburnum Grove’ (on Meadow Road) for Trent Barton’s route 18 service.

Alternatively, the more frequent Indigo service operated by Trent Barton goes from ‘Beeston (Notts), opp Queens Road’ (on Station Road) – a 5 minute walk from the train station.

From East Midlands Airport (approximately 10 miles)

From East Midlands Airport you can take the Skylink service, run by Trent Barton, towards the City Centre. Buses leave from outside the Airport Arrivals hall.

You can also walk to the taxi rank on the terminal forecourt and take a direct taxi to the University. The cost of a single/one way journey is approximately £20. Taxis are normally available 24 hours.

From M1 motorway:

By car:

Leave the M1 motorway at Junction 25 to join the A52 to Nottingham. Turn right at The Priory roundabout (about 4 miles from M1), then left at next roundabout to enter the University's West Entrance.

Car parking on campus:

Visitors to the University will be required to use the pay and display facilities.

Parking charges for 2014/15 are:

  • Up to 30 minutes (free)
  • 2 hours (£3.00)
  • 4 hours (£5.00)
  • All day (£7.00)

Restrictions will apply in some locations.

Using satellite navigation?

When driving to University Park Campus via satellite navigation, please use NG7 2QL as the postcode.

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Campus contact details

University Park
telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5151
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3666

Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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