Directions

Directions to:

Below you will find details of the meeting points for our expeditions. Generally these start at Folkestone, with pick-up points available in Otford (Otford Train Station and Otford Sainsburys). Parking is available at Oak Hall.

The pick up points for each destination will be indicated on the page that gives the dates and prices for that particular location.

Folkestone Meeting Point: Stop 24

As there is no pick-up facility at Eurotunnel, our Folkestone meeting point is the motorway services 'Stop 24', just off junction 11 on the M20 (www.stop24.co.uk). It can be accessed in both directions on the motorway. For details of parking charges, please visit the Stop 24 website.

Otford Meeting Point: Otford Train Station

For those wishing to travel by rail to meet the Oak Hall coach, we offer a coach pick-up from the Otford train station. Otford Station is only 35 minutes on a direct line from London Victoria. Train times and ticket prices can be found on the National Rail website: National Rail Enquiries - Official source for UK train times and timetables.

  • Our coach departs from Otford Train Station
  • Coach connection to Folkestone needs to be pre-booked
  • Please pre-pay for this service

Otford Meeting Point: Sainsburys

For those who live close to Otford and are planning to be dropped off by friends or relations, we ask that you arrange to meet the Oak Hall coach at the car park between Sainsburys and McDonalds. Please arrange to be there at the specified meeting time.

For those wishing to drive themselves to Otford to join the coach, car parking is available at Otford Manor at a small cost per car. We will take drivers to meet the coach at the Otford Sainsburys meeting point. Please arrange to arrive at Otford Manor at the specified time for the shuttle to Sainsburys. You can find directions to reach Otford Manor by car here. 

  • Coach departs from Sainsburys car park meeting point
  • Coach connection to Folkestone needs to be pre-booked
  • Optional car parking at Otford Manor needs to be pre-booked
  • Please pre-pay for this service

Bruges and Ypres day trips

The meeting point is Vestry Road, Otford TN14 5EL. Please note that there is no Folkestone meeting point.

Oak Hall, Otford Manor

By Car:

NB: SatNav systems are often less reliable to help you reach the manor than our directions!  If you use a SatNav, include the road name, 'Shorehill Lane'. The postcode for houses in Shorehill Lane is TN15 6XL.

With Otford Station on your right, take the next right (Pilgrims Way East), signposted Kemsing. After about 1/2 mile, take the first left turn (Row dow). At the top bear around to the right (Birchin Cross Road) and Shorehill Lane is the first turning on your right about 400 yards further on. At the end of this lane, bear left and go up the drive to Oak Hall Manor.

For guests boarding the Oak Hall coach for an expedition, car parking is available at Otford Manor at a small cost per car. We will take drivers to meet the coach at the Otford Sainsburys meeting point.

Click here to download more detailed road directions in PDF format


By Rail: 

Otford Station is just 35 minutes from London Victoria.  If you are booked in for one of our Otford Manor events, you will need to take a taxi for the last two miles up to us from the station. We suggest that you call the taxi when you are about 10 minutes from Otford Station. 

Local taxi firms include: 

  • Beeline - 01732 456214
  • Dave's Taxis - 01732 458998