DIRECTIONS TO OWLS TRIALS VENUES

 

BOWENS FARM, PENSHURST, TN11 8AJ

 

From the North, leave the A21 at the TONBRIDGE (SOUTH)/SOUTHBOROUGH junction.

Turn Right at end of slip road on the A26 towards SOUTHBOROUGH.

Approx 3/4 mile Turn Right at BIDBOROUGH CORNER.  Go through Bidborough Village

and straight on for approx 2 miles. Turn Left down POUNDSBRIDGE LANE.

Bowens Farm is approx 1 mile on left hand side.

From Medway/Maidstone etc. take the A26 to TONBRIDGE. Turn left into the High

Street

(Do NOT take the mini bypass signed Tunbridge Wells). Straight through the High

Street, pass the railway station and straight on at the roundabout by the

church. Straight on at the mini roundabout by the petrol station on the A26.

Cross over the A21 at the top of the hill to BIDBOROUGH CORNER. Turn Right and

pick up directions as above.

From Tunbridge Wells etc. take the A26 through SOUTHBOROUGH to BIDBOROUGH

CORNER. Turn Left and pick up directions as above.

The start is signed from Bidborough Corner.

 

 

JACKSONS WOOD,  HAYMANS HILL, HORSMONDEN, KENT, TN12 8BX

 

A21  past Tonbridge and straight on at end of Pembury Bypass (Kippings Cross)

towards

Lamberhurst. Approaching Lamberhurst TURN LEFT at roundabout S/P A262 Goudhurst.

Almost immediately  TURN LEFT onto  B2162  S/P  HORSMONDEN & Maidstone. At

Horsmonden, go straight on at crossroads, staying on the B2162.  At bottom of

hill (approx 11/4 miles) on left hand bend  TURN RIGHT into HAYMANS HILL. 

Jacksons Wood (approx 1 mile on LHS) will be signed from this junction.

OR:-

A228 (Seven Mile Lane) to SECOND roundabout (East Peckham)  TURN LEFT  on to

B2015  S/P Wateringbury & Maidstone. Approx ¼ mile  TURN RIGHT into B2162  S/P

Yalding. Straight through Yalding, staying on B2162 for approx. 4 miles (just

after Rams Hill Mowers and turning on right) on right hand bend TURN LEFT into

HAYMANS HILL. Jacksons Wood (approx 1 mile on LHS) will be signed from this

junction.

It is assumed that anyone from Maidstone etc. can map read their way to Yalding

and then pick up the B2162 to Horsmonden

 

WESTWOOD FARM, SEVENOAKS WEALD, TN11 8PL

 

From the South take the A21 North of Tonbridge to the exit signposted A225

SEVENOAKS.  Take the FIRST EXIT from the roundabout at the top of the slip road

signposted SEVENOAKS WEALD  (MORLEYS ROAD).

 

From the North take the A21 South from the M25 and leave at the junction

signposted B245 TONBRIDGE NORTH. Go right round the roundabout at the end of the slip

road(crossing over the A21) and take the exit signposted SEVENOAKS WEALD (MORLEYS ROAD).

Follow Morleys Road into Sevenoaks Weald Village and take the FIRST LEFT signposted

LEIGH/PENSHURST (and Gaza Estate). This is SCABHARBOUR ROAD. The route will be signed

from this junction. The start (approximately 1 mile)will be signed on the RIGHT HAND SIDE

up a farm road.

 

PLEASE DRIVE QUIETLY AND CAREFULLY THROUGH SEVENOAKS WEALD VILLAGE.  Thank you.

 

 

MOLE TRAP WOODS, MASCALLS SCHOOL, MASCALLS COURT ROAD, PADDOCK WOOD, TN12 6LT

 

On the A21 straight on at the roundabout south of Tonbridge ( start of Pembury

By-Pass). Proceed to next roundabout (end of By-Pass) and TURN LEFT on the B2160

signposted MATFIELD and PADDOCK WOOD. Go straight through Matfield and down hill

until you come to MASCALLS SCHOOL on the right hand side. IMMEDIATELY past the

school there is an offset crossroads. TURN RIGHT. Start will be signed from this

junction.

 

From Maidstone etc., TURN LEFT on the B2160 to PADDOCK WOOD at the Hop Farm

roundabout. Go straight through PADDOCK WOOD and as you leave the Village you

will come to an offset crossroads. TURN LEFT. Start will be signed from this

junction.

 

SPECIAL NOTE You are requested to unload your bikes into the woods where the

sections are situated BEFORE carrying on to park your vehicles and trailers in

the farmyard and signing-on. Brian will be in the woods keeping an eye on the

bikes.

We would ask competitors and spectators NOT to park in the road.

 

 

HAYES VIEW FARM, BRAMBLE REED LANE, MATFIELD, TH12 7ET

 

On the A21 from London go straight on at roundabout south of Tonbridge at start

of Pembury by-pass.  Proceed to next roundabout (end of by-pass) and TURN LEFT

on the B2160 signpost MATFIELD and Paddock wood.  Approx. One mile TURN LEFT

down lane just before church on right hand side (will be signed)

Or

From Maidstone etc. TURN LEFT at the Hop Farm roundabout on the B2160 towards

Paddock Wood.  Straight through Paddock Wood staying on B2160 signpost MATFIELD.

Straight through Matfield and then at approx. 1 mile TURN RIGHT down lane immediately

after church on left hand side(will be signed).

PLEASE NOTE PARKING WILL BE LIMITED AT THIS VENUE SO PLEASE SHARE TRANSPORT IF POSSIBLE.

DO NOT RIDE UP THE FIELD NEAR THE HOUSE SURROUNDED BY FENCE NEAR THE PARKING

AREA -THE LANDOWNER’S WIFE DOESN’T LIKE IT, SO DON’T DO IT

 

 

ST QUENTIN’S FARM, NEWICK LANE, MAYFIELD, TN20 6RQ  

 

Leave Tunbridge Wells (South) on the A267.  Straight on via Frant and Mark Cross

and stay on A267 to Mayfield to large roundabout.  Turn left at roundabout up hill

towards Mayfield village and on left hand bend turn right into Newick Lane.

Venue is approx. 1 mile on right hand side on a left hand bend.

The start will be signed from the roundabout on the A267.

Alternatively, if you are coming down the A21 and want to avoid Southborough and

Tunbridge Wells town centre, stay on A21 south of Tonbridge, straight on at

roundabout to pick up Pembury by-pass (dual carriageway).  Turn off at first

slip road and then turn right at roundabout signpost Tunbridge Wells (note that

this is the A264 from the Hop Farm and straight on at Pembury traffic lights if

you are coming from Maidstone etc.)

Stay on the A264 to traffic lights at a crossroads with a pub on the opposite

left hand corner, turn left.  Road will wind through Hawkenbury and become

Forest Road.  Keep straight on to the t-juction at the end.  This is the A267.

turn left and follow directions above.

Those of you living south east of Tunbridge Wells can pick up Newick Lane from

Burwash if you wish and the venue would then be on your left on a right hand

bend.  If in doubt phone Bob Sutton on 07966 514567.

PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:-

Definitely no dogs allowed at this venue.

Part of the access road is single track and goes through the Landowner’s garden.

Please drive slowly and carefully and quietly. 

Riders and spectators should not attempt to leave before 11.30 am to allow for

people still arriving.

There are two gates on the access road.  The first one is electrically operated

with a push button which you should use and close. The second gate will be

manned by an OWLS member. 

 

 

FRE-MELL FARM, OFFHAM, ME19 5PP

 

From Seven Mile Lane head towards Offham.  Turn right into comp Lane and on to Fre-mell Farm. 

Route will be signed as usual.