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Yarnfield Park National Training Centre

A range of clients from across the UK regularly use Yarnfield Park national training centre as their centre of choice, with a range of flexible spaces for all training styles and a highly experienced and knowledgeable team, we work closely with you to ensure you can focus on successfully delivering your training course while we look after everything else.

We offer the ideal space for all corporate events. All of our training rooms can be tailored to match the design of your business’s branding, whether that be for a long-term training event or a one-off training session.

Why choose Yarnfield Park as your national training centre?

We have developed long term relationships with some of the best Personal Development professionals in the country. We work with specialists who deliver great content in a fun, interactive, informative and accessible way that means they keep returning to Yarnfield Park time and time again to deliver successful training courses.

If you’re an organiser, explore our meeting packages for more information on how we can help make your event a success with our comprehensive meeting packages. Alternatively, check out our case studies and see for yourself why organisations across the UK choose Yarnfield Park as their training venue of choice or view our tour video.

Meeting & Events Accreditations

We are proud to be part of leading meeting and event associations, adopting their best practice and guidance.


 The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is the association supporting and growing the business, meetings and events industry in the UK, and the keeper of AIM, the UK’s only recognised quality standard for the meetings industry. We are delighted to be accredited as AIM Secure which means we deliver first-class service, excellent facilities and a total commitment to upholding legal compliance and health and hygiene protocols.


Beam, formerly the HBAA

Beam is the events and hospitality association that drives, promotes and models good business between its agency and venue members. It champions best practice, ethical working and sound commercial judgement, making beam membership the mark of quality assurance for event bookers.

M&IT Awards 2021

Named Best Team Of The Year at the 2021 Meetings & Incentive Travel Awards.  The awards bring together all sectors of the meetings, conference and event industry to reward excellence of service.

Green Accredited Venue

We’re delighted our venue has achieved the ‘silver’ level in the Green Tourism ‘Green Meetings’ Standard – the world’s largest sustainable certification programme. This accreditation covers waste management, recycling, energy, water conservation and much more. We’ve not stopped there! We’re working hard on our green journey to achieve the ‘gold’ standard, supported by our ‘Future First Charter’.

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National Training Centre Facilities

Our diverse training facilities allow us to create an environment conducive to learning with all the tools in place. Along with space, flexibility and natural daylight we have plenty of break out rooms for group work or quiet study, a free-flowing refreshment station and outdoor space for those learning activities outside the NTC.

We offer all of this and more:

An environment conducive to learning for every learning style

  • 1:1 sessions
  • Group sessions / courses
  • Continuous refresher courses
  • Year round courses for larger organisations

Accommodating local, national, global and online training. Did you know that training is a great employee engagement strategy?

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Fully equipped meeting rooms

At our National Training Centre in Staffordshire, our meeting and conference rooms come fully equipped with the latest technology. This means that minimal setup is required and the meeting rooms are ready to use from the get-go. Our training rooms include:

  • Projector
  • White Boards
  • Flip Charts (available on request)
  • Pens and pads
  • Superfast Wi-Fi

Our superfast Wi-Fi has a 1Gbps connection, allowing up to 800 devices to be connected simultaneously with no speed issues. This is vital for any corporate training event.

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National Training Centre in the Midlands

At our National Training Centre in the Midlands, we have 41 training rooms to choose from, with a wide range of room capacities and layouts. The Knighton training room can seat up to 450 delegates theatre style, whilst our smaller rooms are suitable for numbers anywhere in between. Other benefits include:

  • Refreshment station – free-flowing tea and coffee all-day
  • We also have a Costa Coffee on-site for you to enjoy
  • Bedrooms equipped with desks for study
  • Secure storage for training materials/exam papers
  • Lunch options in our restaurant

Syndicate/break out rooms

Our syndicate rooms are perfect for small groups, quiet study – which is why we see a lot of academic association groups and professional association groups use our venue for revision weekends. We also have a number of breakout spaces throughout our venue, which are stocked with fresh snacks, tea and coffee making facilities and comfortable seating so you can relax in between training seminars. You can also opt to relax in our bar area, where you can grab a light bite and play some pool.

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National Training Centre for Critical Workers

Our National Training Centre is suitable for a wide range of training sessions and seminars. We have an abundance of space available which is great for first aid and ambulance training and our syndicate rooms are perfect for smaller groups. Our training venue is frequently used for critical workers including but not limited to:

  • First aid and emergency medical services
  • NHS Staff training
  • Firefighter training
  • Police training
  • Teacher training
  • Social care training

If you have something different in mind, then give us a call and we will be more than happy to share a discussion with you and find the perfect training room at our NTC.


Venue Features

41 Meeting Rooms

Our event spaces range from 8-person board rooms to 450 person theatre-style venues.

450 Max. Capacity

Our rooms hold up to 450 people so we’re ready for events of any size.

Free Wifi

Make your presentation easier with our in-room technology including high-speed Wifi.

Ample Free Parking

On site parking for all delegates.


338 double and twin guest rooms.

Breakout Spaces

Multiple breakout spaces for informal meetings.

Easily Accessible Location

With easy access to the M6, Yarnfield Park is just 10 miles from Stoke-on-Trent.

Contact Us

Yarnfield Park Training & Conference Centre
ST15 0NL

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