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Please note that hotel accommodations are NOT included in any registration packages.

A group block for the HPA Tech Retreat UK has been secured at the rate of £130 per night (Incl. VAT and Breakfast).

Please book your accomodations through the following link:

Event Hotel:

Crowne Plaza – Heythrop Park Resort
OX7 5UE or OX7 5UF

Heythrop Park Resort is a unique and luxury venue set in 440 acres of stunning Oxfordshire Countryside.

Dating back to 1710 this quintessential English country estate seamlessly combines elegance with style and boasts two individual hotels: the elegant Heythrop Park Hotel and the stylish Crowne Plaza Hotel. The Resort also offers a championship 18 hole standard golf course, health club & spa together with state of the art conference facilities.

Located on the edge of the Cotswolds with Oxford on the doorstep we are perfect for exploring attractions such as Blenheim Palace, Cotswold Wildlife Park and the picturesque Cotswold Villages of Burford & Chipping Norton.

*Firoka (Heythrop Park) Limited is the sole provider of inclusive accommodation to SMPTE UK Limited for this event “HPA Tech Retreat UK” on a 0% commission basis.



By Car:

Heythrop Park
The Drive
OX7 5UF (for SAT NAV)

For Sat Nav: Please Note: Some SatNavs will direct you to the opposite side of the estate where there is no access for vehicles. To avoid this, please ensure that the directions lead you in to the resort via ‘The Drive, Church Enstone’

By Public Transport:

The nearest train station to Heythrop is Charlbury. There is a direct GWR train from London Paddington Station every hour, taking approx 1hour 20mins. Tickets can be booked in advance here:

The HPA shuttle bus will be running regularly between Charlbury Station and Heythrop Park between the following times:

Tuesday 11th July – 9:00-19:00
Wednesday 12th July – 7:00 – 10:00
Thursday 13th July – 16:00-18:00

*schedule subject to change

Outside these times taxis are available and the journey time is approximately 15 minutes.

For international Travelers:

Heythrop is around 1 hour 20 mins drive from Heathrow Airport (LHR). The Heathrow express train connects directly from the airport to London Paddington station where you can take a direct train to Charlbury station (see above). Heathrow Express tickets can be purchased on arrival at Heathrow, or booked here:


HPA Tech Retreat UK is presented by SMPTE LTD a company limited by Guarantee Number 8676388

Registered for VAT  GB 197 9542 42

Registered Office:
5 Yeoman’s Court, Ware Road, Hertford, Herts, SG13 7HJ

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