Southcoast Conferences, University of Brighton

Meeting Venues

Office address:
Exion 27
Crowhurst Road
East Sussex
Southcoast Conferences, University of Brighton

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Making your way to Varley Park, Coldean Lane, BN1 9GR

Varley Park is situated approximately 5 km from Brighton city centre.

By Bus

• The number 24 bus runs regularly from Brighton city centre and stops approximately 50m from the Varley Park entrance. Visit the Brighton and Hove Company website for timetables.

By Bike • Cycle lanes run from the city centre along the A270 Lewes Road through Moulsecoomb to Falmer and are accessible from the bottom of Coldean Lane. There is ample cycle storage onsite.

By Car • From the A23: At the Mill Road roundabout, as you approach Brighton take the left-hand lane signposted Newhaven, Lewes (A27). At the mini roundabout take the 2nd exit (straight over). At the next mini roundabout take the 2nd exit (right) onto the A27 eastbound. On the A27 branch left (signposted Hollingbury Industrial Estate) and then at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Coldean Lane, signposted Coldean, Ditchling. Continue down Coldean Lane for approximately 500m Varley Park is on your left.

• From the A27 heading east: Follow the directions above from point 2, bearing in mind you are already on the A27 heading towards Lewes.

• From the A27 westbound: As you approach Brighton follow signs for the A270 to the town centre. At the first set of traffic lights on the A270 turn right into Coldean Lane. Varley Park is 500m up the hill on the right hand side.




  • Accessible Lift
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Induction Loop System
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Wheelchair user accessible - limited but possible although improvements in place.


  • Banqueting - Pre booked options available.
  • Bar - Private bar requires pre booking.
  • Cafe
  • Catering Provided - Various package options available.
  • Full liquor licence
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Lunch available, table service - Various options available.
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant
  • Serve Breakfast - by prior arrangement
  • Serve evening meal - By prior arrangement.
  • Serve lunch - by prior arrangement
  • Special diets catered for - By prior arrangement.
  • Vegetarians catered for - By prior arrangement.
  • Vending Facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accessibility for Unloading
  • Cloakroom
  • Computer Projection
  • Desks / Tables
  • Faxing facilities
  • Flipcharts Available
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • In House Audio Visual Technicians - Available on request (poss cost incurred).
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Meeting rooms
  • Microphones
  • Natural Daylight
  • No Pets
  • No smoking in dining area
  • On Site Accommodation - yes in vacation. July,August, September
  • Open all year round - Varley Park
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Overhead Projector
  • Permit external audio visual technicians
  • Photocopier - On site.
  • Projection Screen
  • Stage Lighting - In some rooms.
  • Tiered Seating
  • TV & Video Available
  • Wireless Internet Access - in some rooms

Leisure Facilities

  • Gym
  • Tennis court

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - On some campuses
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting - stunning views of south downs.
  • Some no smoking areas - All non smoking

Room / Unit Features

  • Black Out facilities all rooms
  • Ground Floor Room(s)
  • Internet access all rooms
  • Ironing facilities in most rooms
  • Modem point all rooms
  • Modem point some rooms

Specialist Features

  • Baggage Storage

Travel & Trade

  • Commission/net rates apply
  • Free accommodation for coach driver
  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Tel: +44 (0)1273 643167

Opening Times

2020-14 (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)