Directions to Elveden Forest
Getting to Elveden is easy by rail or road:
Guest Notice – When leaving Elveden Forest please follow the yellow highways signs as your Satellite Navigation may not pick up the new road layout.
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For up to date travel information, please visit the Highways Agency website at www.highways.gov.uk
From the North and North East using the A1
Leave the A1 at the junction with the A14 signposted Huntingdon and Cambridge (A14). Continue along the A14 for approximately 21 miles then take the A14 signposted Newmarket, Felixstowe and Harwich. Follow the A14 for about 20 miles then take the A11 signposted Thetford and Norwich. (Elveden Forest is signposted from here). Do not go into Newmarket. After about 5 miles you will come to the Barton Mills roundabout. Continue along the A11 towards Thetford for another 6 miles, then turn left onto the B1106 signposted Brandon at the traffic lights. The entrance to Elveden Forest is about half a mile on your left.
From the South using the M11
Use the M11 and leave at Junction 9 signposted A11 Newmarket and Norwich. Continue along the A11 towards Newmarket for about 22 miles until you reach the Barton Mills roundabout. (Please note that the A11 merges with the A14 for about 5 miles, then forks left again as the A11. It is signposted Elveden Forest at this point.) Continue along the A11 (following signs for Elveden Forest) towards Thetford for another 6 miles, then turn left onto the B1106 signposted Brandon at the traffic lights. The entrance to Elveden Forest is about half a mile on your left.
From the West and North West
From this direction we would recommend you use the A14 signposted Huntingdon and Cambridge. A suggested route to the A14 would be via the M1 junction 16. Then follow the route as described from the A1.
From the South East
M1 or M20 to M25, anticlockwise to M11. Then as M11.
From the South West and South Wales
M5 to M4 to M25, clockwise to M11. Then as M11.
The nearest mainline station is Thetford (London Liverpool Street – 2 hours 30 minutes), which is approximately
5 miles away. For further information contact National Rail Enquiries on 0845 7484950 or try www.thetrainline.com.
A taxi may be taken to Center Parcs from Thetford using the following companies:
A2B 01842 755222 (8 seater available)
21st Century 01842 764576 (8 seater available)
Borders 01842 814488
Kes Cabs 01842 766900
If arriving after 3pm, the taxi will take you direct to your accommodation. If leaving before 10am on your day of departure, it will also collect you direct from your Villa/Apartment. Outside these hours we offer a left luggage facility at the Information Centre. On all other days the taxi will collect you from the Arrivals Lodge.