The Countryside Centre venue is available for corporate and social use.

We can cater for business meetings, conferences and training sessions, and family celebrations such as anniversaries, birthdays and retirement parties. It is also a great venue for charities or groups wishing to put on a special event for their members and supporters.

The Countryside Centre at Hinchingbrooke Country Park

People with mobility issues or those with lots to unload can use our lower car park next to the centre.

Corporate use

The Countryside Centre has two rooms which can be hired separately or joined to make one large space suitable for larger meetings or provide space for a breakout group or displays.

Room layout options can be found in the booking form. If you would like to see the centre please contact us to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Business conference at the Countryside Centre at Hinchingbrooke Country Park


The following equipment is available:

  • projector and screen
  • staging
  • flipcharts and pens
  • microphone.

Corporate catering

We can organise all your refreshments to make your day as easy as possible. We serve teas and coffees at your requested time and include a variety of herbal teas, decaffeinated options, and biscuits.

Our on-site cafe can provide a lunch buffet.

Social use

The centre is a perfect setting for schools, youth clubs, play schemes, charities and natural history organisations. 

The unique location of the centre gives you the opportunity to make use of the park’s large open space for outdoor fun and games, such as barbecues, rounders and football - whatever your age.

Our rangers can offer a wide range of environmental activities for all ages, including guided walks, pond dipping and minibeast hunting.

How much does it cost to hire?

Prices below are valid until 31 March 2020.

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 Room/Refreshments Full Day*  Half Day**
Kestrel Room  £200 £125
Wren Room £175 £100
Both rooms £300 £175
Tea, coffee and biscuits £2.55 per person  £1.80 per person
Buffet £6.75 per person
Social/evening bookings  From £100

* Full day - maximum of 8 hours between 8.30am and 5pm

** Half day - maximum of 4 hours between 8.30 and 12.30pm and 1pm and 5pm

Prices do not include VAT and are valid until January 2020. Please note cancellation charges may apply. 

 For prices from 1 April 2020 view 1 Apr 2020 - 31 March 2021 Booking Forms below.

How do I make a booking?

Please email us first to check availability and so we can provisionally book a date. You can then confirm your booking by email or phone and return a completed booking form to secure your booking.

Download Booking Form up to 31 March 2020 (PDF)
Download Booking Form up to 31 March 2020 (Word)
Download 1 Apr 2020 - 31 March 2021 Booking Form (PDF)
Download 1 Apr 2020 - 31 March 2021 Booking Form (Word)

 If you need any further information or would like to visit the centre to check its suitability, please contact us.

How to find the Countryside Centre

The Countryside Centre is conveniently situated in Cambridgeshire, close to the A1 and A14 and only a mile from Huntingdon railway station. You can download written directions or find us on Google maps.