Venues/Locations & B&B List
Bed and breakfast details for our training venues can be found at the end of this page.
Surrey Venue - Ash nr. Aldershot
40 miles South of London on the Surrey/Hampshire border. Easily accessible from Gatwick or Heathrow Airports and the M3 and A3. Good railway access - see below.
Directions to: The Ash Centre, Ash Hill Road, Ash, Surrey, GU12 5DP
From the M3, exit at Junction 4 onto the A331 towards Aldershot. Leave the A331 where it is signposted A323 and follow the signs to Ash. *At the next small roundabout ('Greyhound' public-house on corner), take the first exit onto the B3206 - signposted to Ash Vale. Proceed for 1.2 miles, passing under an arched bridge and, at the next small roundabout, take the third exit (right) into Ash Hill Road. Pass the 'Standard of England' public-house and car-park and turn into the next car-park, which is in front of a new brick building - 'The Ash Centre'. If the car park is full, continue up Ash Hill Road and, at the top of the small hill, there is another large car-park on the left.
From the A31, exit at the A331 towards Aldershot. Leave the A331 where it is signposted A323 to Ash (follow slip road and around large roundabout). Then follow directions from * above.
Our courses are usually held in the Meeting Rooms. There is an overflow car-park a little further up Ash Hill Road.
Ash: from Aldershot, Guildford, Reading and Tonbridge - 0.8 miles from venue.
Ash Vale: from Alton/London Waterloo line, via Ascot - 1.2 miles from venue.
North Camp: from Reading/Guildford/Gatwick Airport - 1.4 miles from venue.
Farnborough: from London Waterloo via Woking (Woking-Heathrow Airport Rail-Air link) - 2.5 miles from venue.
If travelling by train, it is often possible to arrange lifts with other Students, or the Tutor, to the station - after the first morning.
Dorset Venue - Stour Row nr. Shaftesbury
Directions to: Stour Row Hall, Stour Row, Nr Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 OQG
From Salisbury Take the A36 towards Wilton then the A30 towards Shaftesbury. Pass through Shaftesbury staying on the A30 towards Yeovil. The Kings Arms is on your right before you reach East Stour. **Take the turning opposite The Kings Arms and travel approx. one and a half miles until you reach a T-Junction, opposite a long concrete private drive. Turn left at T-junction. Stour Row Hall is a few yards on the left (looks like a small church).
From Poole and Bournemouth Take the A350 north towards Shaftesbury. At Shaftesbury take the A30 towards Yeovil. The Kings Arms is on your right before you reach East Stour. Follow from ** above.
From Yeovil Take the A30 towards Shaftesbury. Pass through Sherborne, West Stour and East Stour staying on the A30.The Kings Arms is on your left before you reach Shaftesbury. Follow from ** above.
From Bath Take the A36 towards Warminster, then the A350 towards Shaftesbury. At Shaftesbury take the A30 towards Yeovil. The Kings Arms is on your right before you reach East Stour. Follow from ** above.
Nearest rail station is Gillingham (approx. 5 miles) which is served by services from London (Waterloo) Service interval is approximately hourly. Twenty minutes journey east from Gillingham is Salisbury where passengers can change for trains to Bristol, Cardiff and Swindon then on to Southampton, Portsmouth and Brighton.
If travelling by train, it is often possible (after the first morning) to arrange lifts to the station with other students. Similar possibilities might arise with lifts to your B & B accommodation.
Cornwall Venue - Wadebridge, Cornwall
Directions to The John Betjeman Centre, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7BX
Binfield Venue - Nr. Bracknell, Berkshire
We very occasionally run Courses in Binfield.
Directions to 42 Knox Green, Binfield, Berkshire, RG42 4BZ
FROM THE M4: A329(M) exit towards BRACKNELL Take the BINFIELD/WOKINGHAM exit (FIRST EXIT). At the end of the slip road, at the TRAFFIC LIGHTS, turn LEFT then follow from ** below.
FROM THE M3: Leave at JUNCTION 3, follow signs for BRACKNELL and the M4. You will be getting onto the A329 but leaving it very soon - at the slip road for WOKINGHAM and BINFIELD (and Ski Slope). At the ROUNDABOUT (at the bottom of the slip road), turn RIGHT towards BINFIELD then follow from ** below.
**At the ROUNDABOUT with the SHELL STATION, go STRAIGHT on. At TRAFFIC LIGHTS, turn LEFT. After ONE MILE, you will come to a MINI ROUNDABOUT: From this MINI ROUNDABOUT (centre of Binfield), which is at the INTERSECTION of TERRACE ROAD (B03018) and FOREST ROAD (B3034): Go NORTH, signposted THE WALTHAMS, with 'PHONE BOX on LEFT and CHINESE TAKEAWAY on RIGHT. Take the FIRST LEFT into KNOX GREEN In KNOX GREEN, take the FIRST LEFT, FIRST RIGHT, Number 42 is the VERY LAST HOUSE ON THE RIGHT, tucked away in the corner.
If travelling by train, it is often possible (after the first morning) to arrange lifts with other students to/from the station. Similar possibilities might arise with lifts to your B & B accommodation.
Please note that our Tutors will travel to any suitable location in the U.K., or abroad, to teach 12+ students. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Bed & Breakfast Accommodation
N.B. Offered in good faith amidst changing circumstances. Let us know if details have altered, or you are not happy with the accommodation, and we will amend the list. If you need transport to and from your accommodation on Course-days other Students will often provide it if they live nearby - it is always worth asking.
|Park Lodge Guest House, 74 Park Road, Farnborough, GU14 6LU||Tel: 01252 540651 www.parklodgeguesthouse.com||Recommended by a Student who says that the number 41 bus goes from Park Road to Ash Wharf. The recommendation is to go early for breakfast as it gets busy! £53 - £63 incl. breakfast.|
|Travel Lodge, Victoria Road, Farnborough, GU14 7RQ||Tel: 0871 9846423||New Travel Lodge recommended by students. £39.50 for a double room. 10-15 minutes drive from venue.|
|Christina Driscoll. Private Home in Frimley||Please ask us for her contact details.||Double room - own TV and bathroom. £40 per night. 15 mins drive - lifts from Students on the Course may be difficult to arrange. In the home of a Therapist.|
|Mr & Mrs Howard 103, Alexandra Road North Camp, Farnborough||Tel: 01252 371978||It is basic but friendly and helpful and Mr Howard will often give lifts to the venue. They provide a packed lunch. £35 incl. breakfast. Free tea and coffee available. Approx. 2.5 miles from venue.|
|Robert Caddy, Elmgrove, 32 Elmgrove Rd, Farnborough (Opposite Farnborough Station)||Tel: 01252 653446||£35 per night. Incl. breakfast. 15 minute drive from the venue. Highly recommended by a student|
|Mrs Louise Streek, 54 Netley St, North Camp, Farnborough, Hants.||Tel: 01252 372451||All rooms £35 - £55 B&B per person per night tea/coffee in rooms some TV. Approx. 2.5 miles from venue|
|Ashbee Guest House, 102 Farnborough Rd, North Camp, Farnborough, Hants.||Tel: 01252 663388||All rooms tea/coffee TV From £35 Approx. 2.5 miles from venue|
|Airport Lounge, 110 Farnborough Rd, North Camp, Farnborough, Hants.||Tel: 01252 692955
|All rooms TV Tea/coffee from £42. Incl. continental breakfast. Approx. 2.5 miles from venue|
|Silverdale Hotel, 68 Alexandra Rd, North Camp, Farnborough, Hants.||Tel: 01252 541891
|£35 - £50 incl. continental breakfast. Tea/Coffee and TV in rooms. Approx. 2.5 miles from venue|
|Alexandra Hotel, 61 Alexandra Rd, North Camp, Farnborough Hants||Tel: 01252 370361||TV. Tel, Tea/Coffee in rooms. £72 - £88. Approx. 2.5 miles from venue|
|Mrs Muir, 111 Peabody Rd, North Camp, Farnborough, Hants||Tel: 07817 894661||1 Double B/B per person from £20 Approx. 2.5 miles from venue|
|Melford House Guest House, 17-19 Church Ave, Farnborough, Hants||Mobile: 07920 153452 (Mr Willem)||All rooms TV. tea/coffee . £65 - £78 per night incl. breakfast. Corporate rates for multiple nights. Mention The SEED Institute. Approx. 3 miles from venue|
|The Falcon Hotel, 68 Farnborough Road, Farnborough||Tel: 01252 545378
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.falconfarnborough.com
|£55 single £32.50 shared Approx. 3 miles from venue|
|Holiday Inn Farnborough||Reservations: 0871 423 4876
Front desk: 0871 9429029
|Apply to Hotel for prices En-suite and Health-club. Special leisure-breaks apply to Hotel. Approx. 2.5 miles from venue.|
|Potters International Hotel 1, Fleet Road, Aldershot||Tel: 01252 344000||£82 - £104 with full breakfast. Special offers often available. Approx. 3 miles from venue.|
|'Travel Inn', Wellington Avenue, Aldershot||Tel: 01252 413640
|£39 - £90 en-suite (breakfast extra). Aprox. 2 miles from venue.|
|June Watkins, Lawn Cottage, Stour Row, Shaftesbury. Dorset, SP7 0QF||Tel: 01747 838719
E-mail: email@example.com www.lawncottagedorset.co.uk
|Single - Ensuite with full English Breakfast from £40|
|Gable Cottage, The Common, East Stour, Nr Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5NB||Tel: 01747 838 491
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.dorsetcottagebandb.co.uk
|Single - Ensuite with full English Breakfast from £50|
|Kings Arms||Tel: 01747 838325
|Single - Ensuite with full English Breakfast from £40|
Lyde Hill Farmhouse, Woodville, Stour Provost, Dorset. SP8 5LX
|Tel: 01747 838483||Very reasonable rates.|