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Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ. Use the site map below to locate the reception, parking etc.
The sports pavilion is indicated on the map above.
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Car: Harpenden is about 7 miles north of the M25 London Orbital Motorway and close to Junctions 9/10 off the M1. From Junction 9 follow the signage to Redbourn, then Harpenden. From Junction 10, take the A1081 to Harpenden. Car parking is available at the Rothamsted Conference Centre.
Train: Harpenden has frequent trains from central London (St Pancras International).
The journey time is about 30 minutes and the station is a ten minute walk
away from Rothamsted.
Air: The closest international airports are Luton, Heathrow and Stansted. From Luton, take the coach to Luton Airport Parkway train station and take the rail line direct to Harpenden. From Heathrow take a Piccadilly line underground train towards Cockfosters to St Pancras International and take the rail line direct to Harpenden. From Stansted, travel by train into London and then onto St Pancras International. Alternatively, take the coach from Stansted to Luton Airport, take the bus to Luton Airport Parkway train station, then take the train to Harpenden.
Higham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6NP
Broom's Barn is about 6 to 8 miles from both Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds. From either direction, leave the A14 at slip road signed Higham, Barrow, Cavenham and Tuddenham (junction 40). Take the road to Barrow. Broom's Barn is on the left (NB - do not head for Higham).
From the Norwich & Kings Lynn direction, leave A11 at junction 200m past Barton Mills roundabout. At Tuddenham turn right at the church. Follow the road; go over the A14 bridge. Broom's Barn is on the left. (NB - do not head for Higham)
Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2SB
It is not advisable to use your sat-nav for your journey to North Wyke by car
From the East
Leave M5 at Junction 31 and follow 'A30 (Okehampton )' dual-carriageway. After 16 miles, take the exit signposted 'A382 Moretonhampstead' and after 500 metres turn right onto the A3124 (previously B3219) - signposted 'North Tawton'. After crossing over the dual carriageway, there is a Lorry Route sign turning left. Stay on this minor road, cross over at Spitlar Cross and after approx 2 miles you will find North Wyke on your right.
For an alternate route for cars, stay on the A3124 for 2 - 3 miles, turn left signposted North Wyke/South Tawton and then right at the first cross roads (Spitlar Cross). North Wyke can be found on the right hand side approximately 2 miles along this road.
From Okehampton, take the B3215 (next to the Police Station) left at the traffic lights to Crediton, follow this road for 5 miles, take a right just before the old railway bridge signposted North Wyke. Follow this road for 1.5 miles until you come to North Wyke on your left, take last entrance past the lodge to the car park.
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