Accommodation

Accommodation is available on or off the RAL site

Accommodation can be booked through the user office using the online Travel and Accommodation system. You will need your experiment RB number or your purpose of visit.

Accommodation on Site

Ridgeway House
Ridgeway House is located on the grounds of the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus opposite the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Security lodge.  It has 62 newly refurbished bedrooms.  All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities and internet access.
Rooms at Ridgeway House may be occupied from 2pm on day of arrival and must be vacated by 10am on day of departure.
Room keys can be collected from reception which is open 24 hours a day.
When Ridgeway House is full, accommodation will be provided at The Cosener’s House in Abingdon. 
B&B accommodation will only be used when Ridgeway House and The Cosener’s House are fully booked. 

Science and Technology Facilities Council
Ridgeway House
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Harwell Science and Innovation Campus 
Didcot
OX11 0QX

Accommodation off site

The Coseners House
Coseners House is located near the River Thames in Abingdon.
Rooms may be occupied from 3pm on day of arrival and must be vacated by 10am on day of departure.  Room keys can be collected from reception which is open 24 hours a day.

The Cosener's House
Abbey Close
Abingdon
OX14 3JD
Tel: +44 (0)1235 523198
Fax: +44 (0)1235 534160

Accommodation in these locations allows us to pay the costs of UK visitors directly and claims for accommodation costs will be discontinued. B&B accommodation will only be used when Ridgeway House and The Cosener’s House are fully booked.

Paying Bills

You are responsible for payment for B&B accommodation directly to the owner, even if you will later reclaim this expense. Please note that most B&B’s will not accept credit cards. 

Visitors staying in Ridgeway House or The Coseners House who pay their own bill should settle their account at reception before checking out.

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