FARNHAM CAMPUS

About

Waverley Abbey House, Waverley Lane, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8EP

The Waverley Abbey College main campus is a beautiful place to study, set near Farnham, in the heart of the Surrey countryside. Set in a Grade II* listed building, we have multiple classrooms, offering a great space to study.

Our main classrooms benefit from great natural light, high ceilings and space.

The dining room, lounge, coffee bar and 135 acres of land allow plenty of comfortable social spaces away from lectures. With a library housing over 4,000 books, on-site parking and accommodation with 17 bedrooms, Waverley Abbey College’s main campus provides the ability to study and stay on-site whilst staying as safe as possible during this time.

We are excited to welcome new and continuing students to Waverley Abbey House and to share the space and beauty of our surroundings, alongside the dedicated teaching and support from our lecturers and staff.

Food

We prepare fresh, nutritious food served in our dining room, and on-site café, with  a range of dining options to choose from.

From full catering, which includes lunch and evening meals, lunch only, or just an evening meal – there’s a range of options to meet students’ needs.  The dining room option is pre-booked for the term and is a great place for students to gather and eat together.  A sample monthly menu, with listed ingredients, can be viewed here

Our onsite café serving sandwiches, snacks, homemade cakes, hot drinks and cold beverages is available to purchase without pre-booking.

Students also have the option of bringing their own cold food to enjoy, which may be consumed either in their lecture room or in the grounds of Waverley Abbey.  Please note that there is no facility to store food brought onto the premises.

For those with a diagnosed medical dietary condition, where they are unable to eat the food prepared at Waverley Abbey, we have a dedicated meal room with a small kitchenette for students to store, prepare and heat via a microwave, their own food.  This facility is available through application with Student Services.

We strive for excellence in simplicity in all that we prepare, and would love to share our food with you.  We hope to serve you soon at Waverley Abbey.

Disabled access

Waverley Abbey House is a grade II* listed property. The first floor (where most courses are held) and the second and third floors (where bedrooms are located) are reached by stairs. In the event of a fire, you need to be able to walk downstairs at an average walking pace, without assistance.

For further information, please email learningsupport@waverleyabbeycollege.ac.uk

Location

We are just 5 minutes’ drive from the A31, 20 minutes from Guildford and within easy reach of both the M25 and the M3. The nearby town of Farnham is 3 miles from Waverley Abbey House and less than an hour from London by train. Both Heathrow and Gatwick airports are within 40 minutes’ drive.

  • Access from London and the M25 is best via the A3, turning off onto the A31, signposted Farnham/ Winchester/Alton.

  • Access from the South West is best via the A31 from Winchester, which bypasses Arlesford and Alton, taking you onto the Farnham bypass.

  • Access from the Midlands and West is best via Reading (M4) and Basingstoke, where you should join the M3. From Basingstoke, head towards London on the M3. Leave at junction 5 (signed to Odiham/Farnham).

  • Once you reach Farnham Station take the left fork immediately after the level crossing. Continue until you see the sign on the left for Waverley Abbey House. The House is on the right, just prior to the sharp left bend over the river.

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