Sue Robb of 4Children talks to Julie Laughton and Alison Britton from the Department for Education about the role of childminders in delivering the 30 hours free entitlement.
Outstanding, accessible Conference Centre in the Devon countryside
Serving Local Government Organisations for 20 years
Set on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre offers a unique and peaceful venue in Devon, whilst being just a 2-minute drive from the A38.
There are six recently refurbished, comfortable seminar rooms with beautiful views, bang up-to-date technology and air-conditioning; an exclusive boardroom and the 150-seat Schiller Hall. With reliable technology and on-site support, visual and audio presentations can be seamlessly incorporated into your conference.
Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre is renowned for its locally sourced, homemade cuisine. Head chef, John Hughes, comes from a background of fine dining and has worked at numerous top restaurants and hotels, says, “Top quality food is priority here at Buckfast Abbey. Just because it is a Conference Centre and not a traditional restaurant does not mean the food should be any different’’ - and food consistently rates ‘excellent’ on delegate feedback forms.
If you’re looking to book your next conference, please call, or visit our website. You’ll also benefit from a 10% discount offered to all government organisations, ample free parking and the nearby Northgate House Hotel for any overnight requirements.