The EAUC conference will be taking place at Holywell Park Conference centre which is a purpose built Conference centre. Located on Loughborough University's campus in the East Midlands, Holywell Park Conference Centre is easily accessible by road, rail and air. Holywell Park has large flexible spaces for a range of capacities for delegates.

By Bike

The campus provides a number of secure bike racks dotted around campus. For a full list of bike rack locations, visit the campus map here and go to ‘Transport and Parking’.


How long does it take by bike?

  • 18 minutes to bike ride to the train station


By Bus

You can get the Sprint Kinchbus Service from the East Midlands train station to Holywell Park campus. In term time this service runs every 10 minutes Monday – Saturday. View the timetable and fairs here


How long does the bus take?

  • 20 minute bus journey to the train station.  


By Train

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.