Accommodation & Travel 
Bed and breakfast accommodation is included in the full conference package costing £150 (which also includes the registration fee, workshop attendance, lunch on 27th March, evening buffet on 26th March, conference dinner on 27th March and transport to and from the hotel and conference venue)

Delegates will stay at the Park Inn Hotel (North) on the 26th and 27th of March (Approximately 0.8 miles from Cyncoed Campus) http://www.parkinn.co.uk/hotel-cardiffnorth

Breakfast is included on the 27th and 28th of March.

Booking will be through the Cardiff Met. / BASES registration site (update will be posted on website shortly)

The rooms are single, double and triple occupancy. Options will be available for students to identify who they are keen to share with. ACCOMMODATION IS SHARED AND IS LIMITED.

Cardiff Met. Staff will be onsite in the foyer during the first morning.

Transport and finding us

Below is information on how to find the conference hotel and the conference venue for those travelling via the roads and public transport. Click on any of the headings to expand the view and read more information

  • Day 1 (AM). From 10.30am until 1pm we will be providing regular mini bus trips from Park Inn to Cyncoed Campus (every 10 minutes from 10.30am).
  • Day 1 (PM). From 6.15pm we will be providing regular mini bus trips from the Cyncoed Campus to Park Inn. We will also be providing a service from Park Inn to Cyncoed Campus from 6.45pm (every 10 minutes).
  • Day 2 (AM). From 8am until 10am we will be providing regular mini bus trips from Park Inn to Cyncoed Campus (every 10 minutes from 8am).
  • Day 2 (PM). From 5.25pm we will be providing regular mini bus trips from the Cyncoed Campus to Park Inn. We will also be providing a service from Park Inn to Cyncoed Campus from 6pm (every 10 minutes).
  • £2 per day Pay and Display Car Park available on site for those wanting to drive
  • It is an approximate 10 minute walk from the hotel to the conference venue
  • The conference venue is Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed Campus. The campus has front and rear access. The rear access is most easily accessible from the A48 and is also signposted as "The National Indoor Athletics Centre". The sat nav post code is CF23 6BN

    Travelling from the east take junction 29 off the M4 onto the A48. Travelling from the west take junction 32 onto the A470, follow this and then onto the A48 (at Gabalfa roundabout)
  • From the A48 take the exit signposted "Cardiff (E)/Caerdydd(DN), Docks/Dociau" and take the Llanederyn exit (3rd exit travelling from the east, 1st exit from the west)
  • At the next roundabout head straight over taking the 2nd exit up the hill and stay in the left hand lane
  • At the top of the hill turn left into Cyncoed campus (this will also be signposted as the "National Indoor Athletic Centre").
  • This will bring you to the rear of the campus, drive round to towards the front to see signs for the BASES student conference and nearby parking (£2 all day).

Cyncoed Campus and Park Inn Hotel map.

  • The hotel address is Circle Way East, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, CF23 9XF
  • Free parking is available at the hotel.

  • From the East take Junction 29 from the M4 and travel on the A48.
  • From the A48 take the exit signposted "Cardiff (E)/Caerdydd(DN), Docks/Dociau"
  • At the roundabout take the third exit, following the lane markings "Llan"
  • At the next roundabout take the third exit
  • The Park Inn is on your right

  • From the West take junction 32 onto the A470 towards the city centre and then eventually take the A48
  • From the A48 take the exit signposted "Cardiff (E)/Caerdydd(DN), Docks/Dociau"
  • At the roundabout take the first exit
  • At the next roundabout take the third exit.
  • The Park Inn is on your right

  • To drive to the conference venue (Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed Campus), turn left out of the Park Inn Hotel.
  • At the roundabout take the 3rd exit up the hill and stay in the left hand lane
  • At the top of the hill turn left into the campus (this will also be signposted as the "National Indoor Athletic Centre").
  • This will bring you to the rear of the campus, drive round to towards the front to see signs for the BASES student conference and nearby parking (£2 all day).

Cyncoed Campus and Park Inn Hotel map

  • If taking a train or coach into Cardiff the number 52 bus runs from the town centre direct to the Conference Venue Campus. A single ticket costs £1.70 and you need to pay with the correct change.
  • Alternatively a number 57 or 58 bus will take you to near the Park Inn Hotel, ask to get off at the start of Circle way (the hotel is across the road and at the roundabout along Circle Way East). A single ticket costs £1.70 and you need to pay with the correct change. From there you can use the minibus service to travel to the conference venue.
  • A map showing where the city centre bus stops are located is available here. Stop "S" is closest to the train and bus station (see map below)
  • A Taxi from the city centre to either the conference venue or the Park Inn Hotel will cost approximately £10-£12.

Cyncoed Campus and Park Inn Hotel map
Map of the city centre bus stops