Auditorium and Pods

The Auditorium is a large versatile room with excellent sight lines and acoustics. It can accommodate up to 250 people seated. However, the room is equally comfortable with smaller groups. The facilities in this space are numerous and include 10 pods each containing 3 workstations, each with PCs. The pods can also be used as workshop/break out space The auditorium is suitable for many types of activities including AGMs, lectures, talks, music, drama, training and presentations.

Seminar Room

The seminar room can accommodate more than 20 people seated for presentations and boardroom setups. It will accommodate up to 40 people if you prefer the seating to be in rows. This room can also be equipped with PCs for training purposes.


This light and airy space can provide seating for up to 40 people and standing room for up to 80 people and is ideal for a reception area with refreshments. It has a wall-hung plasma screen and a range of glass display cabinets. This area is Ideal for free-standing and/or wall hung exhibitions. There is a digital display identifying the amount of energy generated and the amount of energy being used. Other technology in the Foyer includes the digital display for the weather station which has a link to this website.


There are 3 Biomes with separate access at the rear of the building. These replicate 3 ecosystems including arid, Mediterranean and Lakeland climates. This facility is ideal for study or for general viewing and are a delight to those who are interested in plants and gardening. Interpretative tours of the biomes can be arranged.

The Biomes include:

Arid - Cacti including species such as...
Mediterranean - Moisture loving plants including banana, fig, olives, peppers and a vine.
Lakeland - Local plants including heathers and grasses which are seen growing on fell tops and in the local area.


The Eco Centre has its own well equipped kitchen for those who wish to provide their own refreshments or outside catering. We can also arrange for refreshments to be provided. Please visit the catering page for more information.