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Newton Rigg College - the perfect venue for your conference or event in the Penrith area.

Welcome to Newton Rigg College

We are proud to provide conference space, meeting and events facilities set in a beautiful countryside setting with free parking and easy access to the motorway network. Newton Rigg College is situated on a 200-hectare estate, just 2 miles from the junction 40 of the M6 we are just out of Penrith which is on the main west coast train route.

Whether you wish to hold a small and intimate gathering or large and lively event we are able to provide the facilities to meet your individual requirements.

Our experienced Events Team will help to make your event or conference one to remember for all the right reasons.

Newton Rigg College is an AIM accredited venue for conferences, meetings, training seminars and exhibitions. The beautifully landscaped grounds offer our visitors a peaceful and relaxing environment with purpose-built conference rooms and free parking.

Unique Facilities

Newton Rigg College has a range of facilities on site ideal for hosting a number of different corporate events or private functions including wedding, anniversary and birthday parties as well as charity events and traditional dinner dances. Whether you wish to hold a small and intimate gathering or a large and lively event we are sure to have a suitable suite  to meet your individual requirements. We are open all year round with late weekday opening times to facilitate evening meetings.

Our accommodation is available for hire during the Easter and Summer holiday periods, this consists of 120 en-suite rooms and 60 standard rooms. We regularly host a number of schools and Universities on field trips to the area.

We have a dedicated conference centre with 5 rooms ranging in capacity from 150 theatre style to 16. All are equipped with data projectors, screen, flip charts and pens. Wi –Fi access is available in all rooms.  

Quality Dining

The food at Newton Rigg College is prepared on the premises using a range of excellent Cumbrian food producers and suppliers including award-winning cheeses and relishes, pies and breads. We can source game from our own College-run shoot by the Northern School of Game and Wildlife when in season. Herbs come from the garden run by the Horticulture Department.

Booking Information

Please look at our Room Hire and Delegate Rate Card to find out more about our costs as well as details of our Bed and Breakfast rates. You can also find out more about the room capacities and layouts here and details of our hospitality packages here.

Experienced Team

Whatever your event our Events and Conferencing Team will assist you to create a memorable experience for all of your guests. We will provide a high level of hospitality and attention to detail with a professional service which will exceed your expectations.

To find out more about our fantastic facilities, to arrange a meeting with our Team or to make enquiries about booking any of the College's facilities please contact our Events and Conferencing Team by calling 01768 893709 or by email.


Newton Rigg College,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400