Accommodation Facilities

We pride ourselves on the facilities we provide for both our students and the local community. We will supply you with the necessary resources you will need to make your stay with us as convenient and as comfortable as possible.

Students have access to a variety of facilities to support their independent living. We provide a laundry room with washing machines, dryers and drying room or alternatively there are launderettes in towns nearby.


Our Restaurant provides a range of homemade nutritious meals, (Monday - Friday) We see breakfast as an important start to the working day and offer a wide range of breakfast options including: full cooked breakfast, freshly baked pastries, cereals, homemade yoghurt, fruit and freshly squeezed orange juice.

Lunch and dinner menus are extensive, offering home cooked main dishes, freshly prepared vegetables, homemade soups, sandwiches, wraps, pasta, homemade cakes and a large choice of home prepared salads and sweet pots. There is also a wide range of ‘grab and go’ products on offer. We always use local suppliers wherever possible and mindful of sustainable produce and our impact on the environment.

If you have any special requirements please discuss this with us as we are happy to cater for all dietary needs.

Learning Resources Centre

Our Learning Resources Centre at Cannington (LRC) is open for students to use Monday - Friday. There are areas set aside for quiet study or group work, with access to networked computers, scanners, photocopiers and the internet. There are also books, textbooks, magazines, journals, films and music available as resources.

Common Room

Our communal common room is open for all students to use and contains pool tables, games machines, juke box, projector TV, Wii console and DVDs. We also have a bar on-site which opens on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings only and sells soft drinks and alcoholic beverages for students aged 18 and over. The common room is open from 8am - 5pm and then 6pm - 2am for students to use.

Other College Facilities

We have invested significantly in the development of our Cannington Centre and have therefore supported the local community in the bid to attract tourism to the village. We have many commercial ventures available for both our students and the public to use, including our Equestrian Centre; Golf Course with 9 holes and 18 tees, Pitch and Putt and driving range; Cannington Activity Centre high and low ropes course; Walled Gardens and Tea Rooms.

Village Facilities and Transport Links

The village of Cannington is located three miles outside the town of Bridgwater. It is a charming village which plays host to a number of local shops for your convenience such as a post office, newsagent, butcher, baker, hair and beauty salon, church, bed and breakfast houses as well as public houses and many more local entertainment attractions.

Buses run regularly to and from the village providing easy access to the local towns that surround Cannington. Excellent transport links to the M5, A38 and A39 allow easy access to the coast, Devon and Cornwall.