Rental for Youth and School Groups
Academy St Albans, St Albans, Hertfordshire, sleeps 10-400 in 190 bedrooms.
Academy Residences welcomes you to Academy St Albans, our delightful residential education and activity centre, set in majestic buildings and beautiful grounds in the village of London Colney.
We rent full board accommodation and facilities to visiting groups of 10 - 400 people, all year round.
Just 4 miles from St Albans and 20 miles from central London, it's the perfect choice for your school or college, charity, performing arts or sports team, training, meeting and activity programmes, faith retreats or your special interest events.
All rentals include full board catering, with hot breakfast, hot lunch, and hot dinner served in our Dining Hall [or packed meals can be ordered instead] and use of our great indoor and outdoor facilities.
Bedrooms are mostly twin [either with 2 single beds or a set of bunk beds] but we also have a few single rooms and some multi-bedded rooms, all with shared bathrooms. 190 bedrooms are available in total.
Our range of facilities includes:
For teaching and training
- Large class or meeting rooms, most with interactive whiteboards
- Rooms to use as common rooms
- Rooms to use as course offices
For performances, rehearsals, welcome induction talks, meetings, lectures:
- The Great Hall - with capacity for approximately 240 people
- The Permanent Marquee - with capacity for approximately 300 people
- A small Dance Studio
- Different spaces for your own activities
- Dining Hall with capacity for 120 people per sitting [different dietary requirements catered for]
For social activities
- Loft Cafe serving drinks and snacks
- Loft Bar for adults only
- Westminster Room for your discos and other events
- Free WiFi throughout the ground floor facilities of most buildings
For outdoor sports and activities
- Extensive playing fields and walking and orienteering areas
How do you get to us?
By car or coach: we're a really short drive from Junction 22 on the M25 - contact us for specific directions.
By train: nearest stations are Radlett [3 miles away], Borehamwood [5 miles away], St Albans City [4 miles away], and Rickmansworth [4 miles away].
We have standard tariffs offering brilliant value for money for educational, corporate, charity and faith organisations. All rental rates include accommodation, full board and use of our fantastic indoor and outdoor facilities. Please enquire - we're really looking forward to hearing from you!