Blackwater Valley Countryside

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From within the United Kingdom

By Rail
By rail

 

Stations in the Valley

Aldershot
Ash Vale

These are on the Waterloo Guildford line.

 

 

Frimley

Weekdays trains run every hour.
Journey time 40 minutes from London.

 

 

Sandhurst
Blackwater
Farnborough North
North Camp

On the Reading Gatwick line.
Weekdays trains run approx. every 30 mins.
 

For up-to-date information about train times and alterationsvisit ther following websites or call them on the numbers given:

By Coach
By coach

  • National Express on 08705 808080 run one bus a day (evening) from London Victoria to Farnborough (journey time 1hr 20mins) and Aldershot (journey time 1hr 30mins).
  • Stagecoach on 0845 121 0180 for travel within the area.

By Car
By car

From the South

Follow the M3 from Southampton, past Winchester and Basingstoke to Junction 4 where you can take the A331 to follow the Valley south towards Aldershot or the B3272 North towards Yateley.

From the North (London)

Follow the M3 from the M25 to Junction 4 where you can take the A331 to follow the Valley south towards Aldershot or the B3272 North towards Yateley.

From the West

From Reading, follow the A327 to Eversley and then take the B3272 which follows the Valley south.

The Sites to Visit page of this website shows you where public parking is available at sites but please be aware that most sites in the Valley have limited parking.   

 

Getting to the Valley from Europe

By Air
By air

The closest airport is Heathrow, which is easily reached by train. Buses run from Heathrow and London Stansted into central London and Reading. Trains run from Guildford to Gatwick.

Airports:

  • Heathrow; tel 0870 000 0123
  • Gatwick; tel 0870 000 2468
  • Stansted; tel 0870 000 0303

By Rail
By rail

Eurostar Services; tel 01233 617575

By Sea
By sea

From Cherbourg, Le Harve, Dieppe, St Malo and Roscoff to Poole or Plymouth.