Set in the shadows of Ripon Cathedral, the Old Deanery.
Room with a View

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The Old Deanery provides comfortable and private conferencing facilities for up to 80 delegates. We have parking on-site and are located directly opposite Ripon Cathedral, so those travelling from far or near will find us easily.

We offer the following as standard to our conferences, for no extra fee: television with laptop connectivity, flip charts, projector screen, complimentary wifi, paper & pens and tap water to keep you refreshed.

The Old Deanery also houses 11 bespoke bedrooms, which can be offered at reduced rates should delegates wish to stay overnight.

The Old Deanery can cater for conferences of all sizes, from a small intimate boardroom meeting to a large theatre style presentation. If your conference exceeds the capacity of our conference room, we can also offer our large dining rooms which include the same facilities.

Boardroom style – maximum of 24 delegates – All guests sat around one table

Theater style – maximum of 80 delegates – All guests sat facing front, no tables

Cabaret style – maximum of 35 delegates – All guests sat around tables facing front

The Old Deanery offers many refreshment options to suit any requirements:

  • Tea/Coffee & biscuits
  • Freshly baked pastries
  • Sandwich & fruit platters
  • 1, 2 or 3 course à la carte lunches & dinners
  • Hot or cold buffets

We understand every conference is different, so along with the above, can also offer bespoke catering options to fit to your conferencing timeline and budgets.

Room hire – Starting from £15 per hour

Serving of tea, coffee & biscuits – £2.50 per person
Freshly baked pastries – £1.50 per person
Sandwich & fruit platter buffet lunch – £8 per person
1, 2 or 3 course à la carte lunch or dinner – Starting from £14 per person
Hot or cold buffet – Starting from £10 per person

Room rates – Starting from £85 per room, to include breakfast

Other options & prices available upon request
All prices are inclusive of VAT

Private, comfortable & welcoming conferences