How to find us & Car Parking

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The Spa Valley Railway runs between Eridge in East Sussex and Tunbridge Wells, Kent. The easiest way to reach us is by train to either Eridge on Southern/Govia Thameslink or Tunbridge Wells (Mainline) on Southeastern trains.

By Train

The best way to arrive! There are excellent public transport links to both ends of our line.

Eridge Station (Southern) has a direct rail service from London Bridge, East Croydon, Oxted and Uckfield. Discounted fares apply if you travel via Eridge and purchase your SVR ticket at the same time as your national network ticket.

Tunbridge Wells mainline station (Southeastern) has direct trains from Charing Cross, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Hastings. The station is a half-mile (10-15 min) walk from West Station, via the Pantiles, or a short hop on the local bus services.


Arriva operate the 281 service between Tunbridge Wells mainline station and Tunbridge Wells West station (Sainsburys). Within the "Shopper Hopper" zone that includes Sainsburys next to our West Station, you can travel all day for just £1 - See Arriva link here.

Seaford & District Motor Services also operate a 228 / 229 (not Sundays) between Tunbridge Wells and Crowborough, and these buses stop close to both Tunbridge Wells West and Eridge stations. 

Brighton and Hove Buses run an excellent service connecting Brighton, Lewes, Ringmer, Uckfield and Crowborough to both Eridge and Tunbridge Wells on routes 28, 29, and 29x.

Metrobus route 291 runs between Crawley, East Grinstead, Forest Row, Groombridge station and Tunbridge Wells.

By Car & Parking

Eridge Station is located just off the A26 between Crowborough and Eridge Green, Sat Nav TN3 9LE.  Follow the signs to the main line station.  The car park is to the side of the station, approx 200 yards beyond the main building. There is also very limited (free) road parking in front of the station building. Please note the car park operator has recently increased car park charges, but it is still only £2.70 All Day Monday - Saturday and £2 on Sunday. 

High Rocks Station is in the grounds of High Rocks Inn, Sat Nav TN3 9JJ.  Free car parking is available in the Inn car park.

Tunbridge Wells West Station is adjacent to Sainsbury's superstore, Nevill Terrace, Tunbridge Wells, Sat Nav TN2 5QY.

There is no public car park at Groombridge Station however limited parking is available in the village, we recommend you start your journey at Eridge if visiting that end of the railway on days we operate there or at High Rocks on other days.

Parking in Tunbridge Wells

Please use local pay and display car parks and not Sainsbury's, the information below is taken from relevant parking websites.

Union House car Park

Union House Car ParkTN4 8HF, located just off the A26.

Union House is just 5-10 minutes from our Tunbridge Wells West Station and the closest car park to the railway. When you arrive if you leave the car park and walk towards the Smith & Western restaurant you will see our station on the right hand side as you approach.  PLEASE NOTE THAT FROM 21ST AUGUST THE CAR PARK IS REDUCED TO 26 SPACES DUE TO REDEVELOPMENT WORK. FULL PARKING WILL BE AVAILABLE ONCE REDEVELOPMENT IS COMPLETE.

Click here for an interactive map showing Union House car park.

Union House parking rates as of July 2017 (may be subject to change, please check here for latest rates).


Tariffs PayByPhone Pay & Display
1 hour £1.10 £1.40
2 hours £1.90 £2.30
3 hours £2.60 £3.00
4 hours £3.40 £3.80
5 hours £4.20 £4.60
24 hours £4.90 £5.30

Major Yorks Road Car park

Major Yorks Road Car Park (also known as Upper Pantiles) - TN2 5TP, Located just off Major Yorks Road at the A26/Pantiles end.

Major Yorks Road is located approximately 15 to 20 minutes walk away from our station, it can be found on the main road as you enter the town from the A264. 

Click here for details of Major Yorks Road car park.

Major Yorks Road parking rates as of July 2017 (may be subject to change) 

Vehicle Type Tariff Band Tariff Days Applicable
All Hourly £1.30 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
All Daily £4.80 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

A height restriction of 2.4m applies to Major Yorks Road car park.

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