Cannington Court

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A beautiful former 12th century Benedictine Nunnery nestled in the heart of Somerset. This historic building offers modern accommodation, contemporary dining and extensive meeting and event space, ideally located for those seeking a business event in relaxing surroundings, in an area of outstanding beauty. Artfully restored, with contemporary finishes, energy-efficient principles and advanced technology throughout, Cannington Court offers the ideal venue for corporate events, meetings, training, team collaboration and more.


Cannington Court is a showcase for sustainability and an exemplar for Net Zero reducing running costs in the process. Onsite renewable energy and low-carbon heat solutions, electric vehicle courtesy shuttle service and a vehicle to grid (V2G) scheme are just some of the ways we are supporting this.


  • Characterful Meeting and Conference space
  • Modern En-Suite Accommodation
  • Dining
  • Event management
  • Virtual reality
  • Professional video conferencing facilities

to support hybrid meetings

  • Pod Point Charging Points
  • Hinkley Point Visitor Centre
  • Park and Ride
  • Courtesy transport to main transport hubs


We offer 16 meeting rooms varying in size to meet your requirements. We pride ourselves on high end audio visual equipment and free fast Wi-Fi access throughout the venue.

Our AV Support Service can help you get the best out of the facilities available and make your event both more effective and memorable.


Fancy staying in an old Benedictine nunnery built in 1138? As a residential conference venue, we have 50 en-suite rooms. All have complimentary toiletries, tea and coffee-making facilities, hairdryer, iron and ironing board and a hospitality tray.

Many rooms have a wonderful outlook on the outer courtyard. They are modern, quiet and comfortable.


We provide bistro and event dining options using seasonal local produce. We offer a full English or Continental breakfast, buffet and self-service lunch and table-service for dinner. We have a bar area which provides you with somewhere to unwind in the evenings.  From gala dinners in historic Clifford Hall, to Christmas parties and smaller private functions, our events team will be delighted to discuss & deliver an amazing experience for you.


The business links between Cannington Court and the Hinkley Point C project along with the close proximity to the construction site to run tours, made us an obvious location choice for the Hinkley Point Visitor Centre.

The centre highlights the importance of the energy mix and how Nuclear power plays an important part through a number of interactive displays. Visitors are encouraged to explore how electricity is created in a fun and immersive way and learn why there is an overwhelming need to produce low carbon energy.


Visitor Centre Opening Times

0930-1700 – Monday to Thursday

0930-1600 – Friday

Contact us:

Cannington Court

Church Street, Cannington

Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 2HA

Reception Team: 0208 186 9200 (Mon-Fri – 08:00 – 20:00 hours)

Security Team: 0208 186 9205 (24 Hours – 7 days per week)


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