Sunday May 16, 2021
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Directions to Rally Venues

DIRECTIONS TO RALLY and COMPETITION VENUES

Please find detailed below a list of directions to the various locations we use as a Pony Club. 

ADDINGTON MANOR EQUESTRIAN CENTRE. ADDINGTON, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. MK18 2JR.

From Aylesbury take the A413 towards Buckingham. Follow the A413 for approximately 11 miles passing through Hardwick, Whitchurch and Winslow. Approximately 2 miles past Winslow turn left into Addington (immediately after sign for Verney Railway)

Parking for cars/trailers and horseboxes: Follow signs for Lorry Park. Plenty of parking. Separate car park for cars only.

BURY FARM EQUESTRIAN VILLAGE. MILL RD, SLAPTON, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. LU7-9BT.

Directions from the North (M1)

Leave the M1 at Junction 12 onto the A5120 heading towards Toddington. Turn right onto Thorn Road and proceed until you reach the end where you will bear left onto the A5. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A505. When you reach the roundabout with McDonalds & a Shell Petrol Station, take the first exit onto the A4146 towards Billington then turn right onto Mill lane towards Little Billington and Bury farm is located on this road on the right hand side just before you enter Slapton.

Directions from the South (M1)

Leave the M1 at Junction 9, head towards Dunstable on the A5. Take the First exit onto the A505 at the McDonalds/Shell Petrol Station then turn right onto Mill Lane towards Little Billington and Bury farm is located on this road on the right hand side just before you enter Slapton.

Directions from Aylesbury

Follow the A418 towards Wing. At the roundabout take the third exit onto the A4146. At the McDonalds/Shell Petrol Station roundabout take the third exit onto the A4146 towards Billington, then turn right onto Mill lane and Bury farm is located on this road on the right hand side just before you enter Slapton.

Directions from Milton Keynes

From Milton Keynes follow the A4146 towards Little Billington. Just before you get to Billington turn right onto Mill lane towards Little Billington and Bury farm is located on this road on the right hand side just before you enter Slapton.

Parking for cars/trailers and horseboxes: Follow the signs to the lorry park. There is lots of space to park and manoeuvre trailers.

CHILTERN VALE FARM, STOKENCHURCH, HP14 3UE

From M40
Come off M40 at junction 5. 
Follow signs to Stokenchurch.
You will pass the Shell petrol station on your right
Take the next right hand turn ‘the common’ which is opposite the Kings Hotel.
Follow the road keeping the Fleur de lis pub on your right. At the end of the road the green Chiltern Vale farm gates are in front of you!
Go under the motorway and sharp bend to right, through 2 sets of gates. Gates to be closed at all times.

From the A40 Wycombe
Come up the A40 towards Stokenchurch 
Go through the village of Studley Green
You will then come into the village of Stokenchurch
You will see the ‘Kings Hotel’ on your right and you need to turn left opposite the hotel into ‘the common’
Follow the road keeping the Fleur de lis pub on your right. At the end of the road the green Chiltern Vale farm gates are in front of you! 
Go under the motorway and sharp bend to right, through 2 sets of gates. Gates to be closed at all times

CHILTERN COTTAGE. BOTTOM RD, ST LEONARDS, HERTFORDSHIRE. HP23-6LJ.

St.Leonards is found either from the direction of Cholesbury or Wendover Woods. If you come up Aston Hill and continue along until you reach St. Leonard’s Church – then take the next turning on the left –Gilbert Hill at the bottom turn left again.  Chiltern Cottage is 500m on the left hand side.

Parking for cars/trailers and horseboxes: Upon entering Chiltern Cottage, turn immediately right into hard standing car park in front of arena. Try to park in a horseshoe shape so the first to enter is the first to leave. Do not park on grass verges on the road –side. Parking is quite tight with limited space to manoeuvre horse trailers and boxes.

CLUB FIELD MEADLE, HP17 9UD

Find the A4010 between Butler’s Cross and Princes Risborough.Travel towards Princes Risborough and turn right under the railway bridge onto Grove Lane B4009 (signposted Chinnor).Take the first right turn after approximately ½ mile into Stockwell Lane. The entrance to the field is 300m on the left hand side.

Parking for cars/trailers and horseboxes: Upon entering Club Field there is plenty of parking in the field though the gateway is tight for large lorries.

GREAT HUNDRIDGE MANOR, GREAT MISSENDEN, BUCKINHAMSHIRE HP16 0RN

Great Hundridge Manor is situated on the B485 between Great Missenden and Chesham.

From Chesham – follow signs towards Great Missenden onto the B485.  Great Hundridge Manor is approximately 2 miles along this road on the right hand side.  The entrance is through a wooden gate once you have pulled off the road.

From Great Missenden – follow signs towards Chesham onto the B485.  Great Hundridge Manor is approximately 3 miles along this road on the left hand side.The entrance is through a wooden gate once you have pulled off the road.

HASTOE VILLAGE HALL. CHURCH LANE, HASTOE, HERTFORDSHIRE. HP23 6LU.

Coming up Hastoe Hill passing the riding stables on your LHS, take the left turning into Church Lane at the offset crossroads. Hastoe Village Hall will be found on your RHS half way along.Parking for cars: There is a car park in front of the hall.

HYDE FARM, HYDE LANE, GREAT MISSENDEN HP16 0RF
Directions: approach Hyde Lane from B485 (Chesham-Great Missenden road). With Annie Bailey’s on your right, take next road (Hyde Lane, single track) on right. After quarter of a mile, yard is after flint wall through double gates on right, park in yard. If coming from Chesham, Hyde Lane is 2.5 miles on left from the old town.

KENNEL FARM, LITTLE MISSENDEN, AMERSHAM, HP7 ORJ

Kennel Farm, Little Missenden, Amersham, Bucks, HP7 0RJ. However the turning off the A413 main road is tricky so it is better to follow HP70RF postcode to the Crown Pub as it is 100m from the farm track…

Directions from Great Missenden A413. Take the 3rd turning into Little Missenden, go down the hill, over the bridge and turn left up the farm track (labelled Kennel Farm on the post). Follow the track all the way round and over the bridge and into the farmyard where lorries / trailers can park.
If you get to the Crown Inn Pub then you have gone to far (and missed the turning down the track).

Directions from Amersham A413. Take the 1st turning into Little Missenden, go down the hill, over the bridge and turn left up the farm track (labelled Kennel Farm on the post). Follow the track all the way round and over the bridge and into the farmyard where lorries / trailers can park.
If you get to the Crown Inn Pub then you have gone to far (and missed the turning down the track).

LONGDOWN FARMHOUSE. CADSDEN RD, CADSDEN, PRINCES RISBOROUGH, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. HP27 ONB.

From Monks Risborough at the roundabout where the Coco Tamarind restaurant is located, turn up towards Cadsden and Great Missenden on the Cadsden Road. Continue around a left hand bend with the Plough pub on the right hand side.  When you get to the top of the steep hill you will see a lay-by on the left hand side – start indicating to turn right – the entrance to the Farm is on the right hand side.  Traffic comes quickly around the corner so be careful.  Do not try to enter from the other direction – if you are coming from Great Missenden pass the Farm and go down the hill to the roundabout, turn round and return up the hill.

N.B.- no dogs are allowed at this venue.

Parking for cars/trailers and horseboxes: When dry you can park in the field on the right hand side on the driveway. The gateway is slightly narrow for large horseboxes. These vehicles and those with no 4×4 option in wet weather may park around the green (in an anticlockwise direction).

MANOR FARM, KINGSEY, HP17 8LU.

Manor Farm can be found directly off the A4129 road in the village of Kingsey.  The entrance is on the left if you approach from Longwick and the venue has a name sign off the road frontage.  Once off the main road, keep going straight through the industrial estate.  DO NOT TAKE LEFT FORK PAST HOUSE.  Parking is ample once through industrial estate. Please do not tie up and leave ponies outside of vehicles- There is no gate to secure access to main road.
 
N.B – The yard has stallions, do not approach any of the ponies on the yard. No dogs allowed at this venue.

MANOR FARM, MARSWORTH, TRING HP23 4NA.

Travel on the B489 Lower Icknield Way over the A41 and continue towards Marsworth and Wilstone. Wind past the reservoir, over the roundabout, up the hill and over the canal (traffic lights and speed bumps). At the Village Hall turn left into Vicarage Road. After the church on your LHS, there is a pub on the right and a small bridge over the canal again. Immediately after the bridge, turn right into Ship Lane. Continue down this single-track lane as far as you can and you will enter the yard at the end. Please drive very slowly down this drive as there may be other vehicles and horses.

Parking for cars/trailers and horseboxes: Plenty of parking at the end of the drive with ample turning space.

MEADOWBROOK, MARSH, AYLESBURY, BUCKS. HP17 8SP

Follow Satnav to enter the village of Marsh.  If coming from Kimble you will have turned right at the T Junction opposite the now closed Prince of Wales pub.  We are the second entrance on the right, by a telegraph pole and opposite a house called Elmbrook.  If coming from Bishopstone/Stoke Mandeville, you will enter the village, go over a small bridge and we are the second entrance on the left by telegraph pole.  Please follow directions from rally organiser for parking as it is tight and we occasionally use parking at Elmbrook (opposite).  If this is the case, children must be accompanied to cross the road by an adult.

MIDDLEGROVE FARM. CHESHAM RD, HYDE END, GREAT MISSENDEN, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. HP16 ORD.

Spring/ Summer Rallies and Competitions

From Chesham
Follow signs out of Chesham towards Great Missenden. Stay on this road and you will pass Jewsons on the right hand side, followed by Middlegrove Farm Entrance, continue 200 yards and on the right hand side are a pair of double gates into the field at Middlegrove Farm.

From Aylesbury
Follow the A413 towards Amersham.  Go across the roundabout signposted right for Great Missenden.  Go left at the roundabout signposted Chesham.  Climb the hill; pass a lay-by on your right.  Shortly afterwards, you pass Hyde Lane and the double gates into Middlegrove are on the left.

Parking for cars/trailers and horseboxes: There is plenty of space to park trailers in field enter after entrance to Middlegrove.

Winter rallies

Follow directions as above except enter farm through main farm entrance.

MILTON KEYNES EVENTING CENTRE. CASTLETHORPE RD, HANSLOPE, MILTON KEYNES. MK19 7HQ.

From the M1 – Junction 14.

Turn right off the M1 towards Newport Pagnell, at first roundabout turn right onto dual carriageway. At top of hill at roundabout take first left towards Newport Pagnell. Follow road to the end. At the end turn right onto B526 towards Northampton. Stay on B526 approx. 2 miles. You will see a long stonewall on your left and a stone cottage. About 200 yards after this, on sharp bend take turning to left signposted to Tathall End and Hanslope. Stay on road approx. 3 miles going back over M1 and through Tathall end (very pretty with a stream flowing through). Eventually will come to a T- junction in Hanslope (Hansloipe Wines is opposite), turn right at mini roundabout turn left. MKEC is about 800 yards on the right hand side – it is the last farm as you are heading out of Hanslope.

From Buckingham.

Take the A422 to Stony Stratford. At the major roundabout with A5 take 2nd exit A508 towards Northampton. Take 2nd turning on right, signposted to Cosgrove, Castlethorpe and Hanslope. Take first left. Go past Navigation Inn, over several narrow bridges and through Castlethorpe. Go over Railway Bridge and at junction turn left. MKEC is the first farm on the left about ½ mile beyond Castlethorpe.

From the M1 – Junction 15.

Take the A508 signposted to Milton Keynes, continue along A508 approx. 15 minutes passing through the village of Roade and Grafton Regis. At the top of a long hill there is a turning on your left to Cosgrove. Castlethorpe and Hanslope. Follow directions as for Bucking above. If you reach the major roundabout with the A5 you have gone too far.

From Bedford via A422.

Take the A422 out of Bedford go past Stagsden, Astwood and Chicheley. At major roundabout just after Chicheley take the 2nd exit to Newport Pagnell. Go down hill and follow road until end. At end turn right onto B526 and follow directions as for From M1 Junction 14.

ViaAA421.

Take the A421 from Bedford and follow signs to M1, junction 13. Either get on M1 at junction 13 (north) and come off at 14 or if M1 is blocked take the road which runs beside the M1 (A421) and follow signs to junction 14. Follow directions as from M1 junction 14 show above.

Parking for cars and trailers and horseboxes: Parking at main centre. Plenty of hard standing. Please park tightly and neatly.

NUT HAZEL CROSS FARM. THE VALE, CHESHAM, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, HP5 3NU.

Hawridge is a small village between Chesham and Cholesbury. Nut Hazel Cross Farm can be approached from either direction.

From Chesham, take Vale Rd (it becomes The Vale) signposted to Cholesbury. Nut Hazel Cross Farm is on the left hand side approximately 1 mile past the Black Horse Pub. (Parking is in the paddock on the left hand side before the house- but it is impossible to turn in from this way – so go past the house and do a U-turn around the island opposite the entrance to MT Loos.)

From Cholesbury, head towards Chesham, pass the Rose and Crown Pub on your left hand side, drop down the hill. Nut Hazel Cross Farm(MT Loos) is opposite the junction to Wigginton. Parking is in the paddock on the right hand side after the house – quite a tight turn!)

PICKETS PIECE.  THE HALE, WENDOVER, HP22 6NQ

Picket Piece is best approached from the B4009 Tring Road end of Wendover. At the bottom of Wendover high Street take the second exit off the mini roundabout by the clock tower. Then turn immediately right turn into Hale Road. Continue for 1 mile then turn left onto Hale Lane. Continue past the pedestrian entrance to Wendover woods and the main drive to Picket Piece. Continue 150 yds and park inside double gates on the left hand side on hardcore area ( or in field if dry). It will be signed VAHPC. Access from St Leonard’s end of Hale Lane is not recommended.

PRIMROSEHILL FARM. PRESTON RD, GAWCOTT, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. MK18 4HT.

Follow the A413 out of Aylesbury towards Buckingham. Once you have passed through the village of Padbury, take a left turn sign posted GAWCOTT. Continue along this lane until you come to a T-junction where you turn right. Continue straight through the village of Gawcott and shortly after passing a small duck pond on the left you will see Primrosehill Farm is on the right (the drive winds up the hill.) Keep to the left.

Parking for cars/trailers and horseboxes: Parking is at the end of the drive in a field.Lots of space to park.

PYATTS FARM LIVERY. LANE END, HIGH WYCOMBE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. HP14 3NW.

From West Wycombe Head southeast on W Wycombe Rd/A40 toward Beechwood Rd, after 0.6 of a mile turn right into Chapel Lane/A4010 go through 1 roundabout at the next roundabout take the second exit onto Lane End Road after 1.6 miles continue onto Road End Lane after 0.2 of a mile continue on to Park Lane after 0.4 mile turn right into unnamed road Pyatts Farm Livery is ahead.

Parking for cars/trailers and horseboxes: Follow signs for arena car park, which is situated, on the left-hand side of the drive. See website for very clear directions.

QUAINTON STUD. LOWER DENHAM FARM, QUAINTON, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. HP22 4AG.

From Bicester – A41 toward Aylesbury, approx 12 miles go through the village of Waddesdon, take first left after exiting the village (Blackgrove road), go past the main Stud entrance, take the next left, Quainton Stud Entrance will be signposted on your left.

From Aylesbury – A41 towards Bicester, after going through Fleet Marston take the next right (Blackgrove Road) follow as above.

From Buckingham -A421 to Aylesbury, at the roundabout in Whitchurch turn right towards Oving after going through the village of Pitchcott turn right towards Quainton and railway centre, Quainton Stud show entrance is on your left.(For the main entrance ignore the right turn and continue along the main road until you pass the RSPCA centre, out main entrance will be on your right.)

Parking for cars/ trailers and horseboxes: Follow direction signs regarding entrance (either main or back entrance depending on activities during the day.) Park on hard standing by arenas or muckheap.

RISBOROUGH COMMUNITY CENTRE. WADES FARM, STRATTON RD, PRINCES RISBOROUGH, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. HP27 9AX.

Risborough Community Centre is situated next to Risborough Springs Swimming Pool within Wades Park public playing fields. It is about 5 minutes walk from town centre and 10 minutes walk from the railway station. Large carpark opposite Wades Park in Stratton Road.

ROSEHILL
 EQUESTRIAN CENTRE. ROSEHILL, HURLEY, HENLEY-ON-THAMES, OXFORDSHIRE. RG9 3EB.

DO NOT USE SAT-NAV!

From the M4, M40 and A4- follow the A404(M) and then the A4130 towards Henley, passing through a village called Hurley. You will shortly pass a pub on your right named The Black Boys.

For schooling, Rosehill is up a single-track road, Rose Lane, on the left after the pub. Rosehill Estate is then the first turn on the right.

For Events and club meetings a one-way system operates. Continue past the pub along the A4130 until a turning on the left is reached signposted to Cockpole Green. Take this turning and then follow the directions as shown on the map.

From Henley follows the A4130 towards Maidenhead. At the top of the hill take the right turn towards Cockpole Green and follow the map.

Parking for cars/trailers and horseboxes: For XC schooling, follow drive round until find hard standing for parking. Overflow parking on grass available. For events, Rosehill operates a one-way system with one gate in and another gate out which will be clearly signed.

WELLWICK FARM, WENDOVER, BUCKS, HP22 6ER

If coming from Wendover head past the station on the Ellesborough road stay on the road past Coney Croft stud, continue along road past row of houses on the right the lane for Wellwick farm is immediately after the last house on the right. 
 
Coming from butlers cross head towards Wendover go past Ellesborough golf course lane for Wellwick on left just before row of houses . 
 
Dogs welcome as long as owners clear up after them. 

WIDMER FARM. PINK RD, LACEY GREEN, BUCKINHAMSHIRE. HP27 OPG.

From Princes Risborough head southwest on the A4010 towards High Wycombe. After approximately 1 mile, turn left onto Woodway (if approaching from High Wycombe turn right onto Woodway approximately 1 mile before Princes Risborough.) Continue along Woodway for 1.1 mile and turn left onto Pink road.Widmer Farm is 0.2 miles on the right. Enter using the second entrance (the first goes to the shop).

Parking for cars/ trailers and horseboxes:Upon entering Widmer, continue down Equestrian Drive. Turn right into large hard standing car park. Arena accessed through white security gate- press red button on the left and gate will open.

 No dogs other than in the car park please