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Rooms at Harper Adams will be available on a first come-first served basis to those booking three nights dinner, bed and breakfast. This package costs £267 per person for a single room with en-suite shower facilities and £240 for a single room with shared (not en-suite) facilities.

This price includes three nights accommodation, an excellent self-service breakfast each morning and ALL THREE  DINNERS: Welcome Dinner (Thursday 11 April); Conference Dinner (Friday 12 April); and Quiz Dinner (Saturday 13 April). All meals are provided in the Refectory (marked 25 on the site plan). Adjacent bedrooms can be requested via the booking website. Room keys to be collected from the hospitality kiosk in the Refectory foyer.

Those purchasing three nights DB&B also need a Convention wristband, available separately.

Camping & Caravanning
There are also facilities on-site for over-night campers / caravans and camping. There are no hook-up facilities or sluices but bathroom facilities including shared showers are available nearby, with limited cubicle showers.  Pitches cost £15.00 per night and are booked via the Convention website. Overnight camping / caravanning is only as directed and on display of the supplied permit. Overnighting in cars / vans / lorries, other than with display of a permit in the designated areas, is not allowed. Breakfast items will be available for purchase by campers / caravanners in the Graze cafe marked 24 on the site plan, from 08:00, or full Breakfast in the Refectory costing £13 per person can be pre-booked via the Convention website.

Alternative Accommodation
Those wishing to stay fewer than three nights, or after all available rooms at Harper Adams are allocated, will need to book accommodation locally. There is bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation within a few miles, particularly in Telford. Those staying off-site are very welcome to book breakfasts and dinners at Harper Adams. Please see below for details. Limited showering and changing facilities will be available in building 98 on the Harper Adams plan.

The hotels listed here are within a few miles of Harper Adams.  The list is provided to assist Convention participants but without endorsement by the BBKA.

BBKA Spring Convention Accommodation 2024 – Local Hotels List


Distance from HA (Miles)


Contact details

Red Gables Country B&B


Longford, Newport, Shropshire TF10 8LN

Tel. 01952 811118
[email protected]

Premier Inn Newport/Telford


Stafford Road, Newport, Shropshire TF10 9BY

Tel. 0871 527 8812

Premier Inn Telford North


Donnington Wood Way, Donnington, Telford, Shropshire TF2 8HH

Tel. 0871 527 9084

Sambrook Manor


Sambrook Manor, Sambrook, Shropshire TF10 8AL

Tel. 01952 550256
Mob. 07944 756611
Email: [email protected]

The Queens at Horton


Horton, Telford, England, TF6 6DW

Tel 01952 228828
[email protected]

The White House Hotel and Restaurant


Wellington Road, Muxton, Telford, Shropshire TF2 8NG

Tel. 01952 603603
[email protected]

Meeson Hall B&B


Meeson, Telford,
Shropshire TF6 6PG

Tel. 01952 908044
Email: [email protected]

Lilleshall National Sports and Conferencing Centre


Newport, Shropshire
TF10 9AT

Tel. 01952 603003
[email protected]

Travelodge Telford Shawbirch


Whitechurch Drive, Shawbirch, Telford, Shropshire TF1 3QA

Tel. 03719 846110

Days Inn Hotel Telford Ironbridge


Junction 4, M54, Priorslee Road, Shifnall, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8TG

Tel. 01952 238400

Premier Inn Telford Central


Euston Way, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4LY

Tel. 0333 321 9074

Travelodge Telford


Unit 4, Park Avenue, Southwater, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4BF

Tel. 03719 846535

Mercure Telford Centre Hotel


Forge Gate, Telford Centre, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4NA

Tel. 01952 217680

International Hotel


St Quentin Gate, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4EA

Tel. 01952 527000/01952 521600

Ramada by Wyndham Telford Ironbridge


Forge Gate, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4NA

Tel. 01952 527000/ 01952 425000