Travelling by Car
Howbery Business Park is situated off the A4130 Henley to Didcot road. A one-way restriction means that the only possible direction of approach is from the South via Crowmarsh Gifford. There is free car parking on site. The full address is: Howbery Business Park Wallingford OX10 8BA United Kingdom
Howbery Business Park operates a free, secure car-share scheme available to all staff at the Park via the Liftshare website . Visit Wallingfordcrowmarshcommuting.liftshare.com to find someone in the Park to share your commute with. Remember car-share can save you money, it’s free. It’s also flexible as the scheme offers a choice of lift-sharing on a daily basis or just a one-off journey.
- Travel planners – Googlemaps, RAC route planner, the AA route planner
- Carsharing FAQs
Travelling by bus
Howbery Business Park is well connected by bus to Oxford and Reading. The bus service X39/X40 stops just in front of the gate on its way to Oxford and on the main A4130 road on its way to Reading. Travellers can also get on or off at Crowmarsh church, which is only a 5-minute walk from Howbery Business Park.
- www.traveline.info (journey planner for public transport)
Travelling by bike
Howbery Business Park is within cycling distance from the surrounding main towns
- Wallingford (~2miles/3kms)
- Cholsey (~ 3miles/4.5kms)
- Benson (~3 miles/4.5kms).
Howbery Park offers various bicycle racks, at the entrance of the site next to Kestrel House and Red Kite House or in front of the Manor house. Bicycles racks are covered to protect bikes against the rain but they are not locked.
Howbery Park offers pool bikes, available for use by all site users during the hours of 8.00 am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
Travelling by train
The closest train stations to Howbery Park are:
- Cholsey (3 miles/4.5kms)
- Didcot Parkway (9.3 miles/15kms)
- Reading Railway station (13.5 miles/22 kms)
Didcot Parkway Train station provides quick and easy access to London. Reading/London Paddington by train takes around 30 minutes on a fast train. If you are travelling by train, the quickest way to come to Howbery Park is to leave at Didcot Parkway Station and take a taxi to Howbery Park. There is no direct bus service from Didcot. A bus, service X2 run by Thames Travel, connects Didcot to Wallingford. You then need to walk to Howbery Park. See Travelling on foot for more information. There is a bus service connecting Cholsey Station to Howbery Park (see bus service 136 run by Thames Travel). Commuters may take their bike on the train and alight at Cholsey station, it’s only a short ride from Howbery Park. See travelling by bike for more information on where to leave your bike at Howbery Park.
Travelling by air
If your first journey leg includes a trip to an airport, the closest airports are
- London Heathrow (30.5 miles/48 kms)
- London Luton (37.5 miles/59 kms)
- Southampton (46 miles/74 kms)
- Birmingham Airport (80 miles/128 kms)
- Stansted Airport (87 miles/ 140 kms)
There are regular bus services or train services from these airports to Oxford or Reading. Depending on the time of travel, you may have to travel via London.
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