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How to Find Us


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By road

The Centre is just 2 miles (3km) from the M25 (Junction 26), 4 miles (6.5km) from M11 (Junction 5), 2 miles (3km) from Central Line tube at Loughton station.

From the M25 (junction 26) take the A121 towards Loughton following the signs to the Epping Forest Centres.

From the M11 (junction 5, please note this exit is only when going north bound, there is no exit from junction 5 when going south bound) take the A1168 towards Loughton, turn right onto the A121 and follow the signs to the Epping Forest Centres.

From the North Circular (A406) take the A104 exit towards Woodford and Epping, at the Robin Hood roundabout take the 1st exit and follow the signs to the Epping Forest Centres.

The Centre is located behind the Kings Oak pub and next to the Visitors Centre in High Beach.

From the A104 the Centre is signposted from both the Wake Arms and Robin Hood roundabouts.

On some maps the Centre is marked as the Conservation Centre.

Please check current travel information for details of any roadworks that may interfere with your chosen route. If you are visiting the Centre and are delayed please phone to inform the Centre of your estimated time of arrival.

Safety: Drivers are asked to pay great attention when entering and exiting the centre driveway and car park, adhering to the 10mph speed limit; there is a likelihood that young children will be walking in the area. We ask that if using a coach company to access the centre, that coach drivers are made aware of this safety information.

By public transport

The Centre is just 2 miles (3km) from Loughton tube station on the Central Line and there is a taxi rank at the station exit (Sadlers Taxis telephone 0208 508 6600). It is also a short taxi ride from Chingford station (overground) and there is a taxi rank at the station exit and one also just outside the station.

Before travel, please check the TFL website to plan your journey or for status updates.

By bike or on foot

You are able to walk to the Centre, or cycle to us.