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Getting to The Mirror Tent

The gated entrance to Challengers' Field and The Mirror Tent is located along the footpath of Parkway (A25).

Access from Challengers' car park and London Road: through the Burchatt's Farm estate, following the path to the left around the site.

Access from The Spectrum: cross the main road at the pedestrian crossing, turn left and follow the path towards the traffic island.

All routes will be clearly marked.

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Grimms' Fairy Tales - The Mirror Tent

Challengers' Field, Stoke Park, London Road, GU1 1TU

Travelling By Road

The Mirror Tent is located at Challengers' Field, whose main entrance is at the far end of London Road, Guildford. There is some parking onsite, but you may need to allow more walking time if you park on London Road or at The Spectrum.

Travelling by Bus

Regular services run from Guildford Town Centre. No. 36, 37, 462 and 515 run frmo the town centre. They take about 12 minutes.

Travelling By Rail

From London Waterloo, Guildford Main-Line Station is a 35-minute journey (there are 4 fast trains an hour) with South West Trains. A slower train from Waterloo calling at all local towns en route (including Effingham, Claygate and Surbiton) stops at London Road station.

London Road Station is a 20 minute from the venue. The Main Line Station is a 30 minute walk or 10 minute taxi ride.

Details of all trains to and from Guildford can be found on South West Trains website


Guildford Castle Gardens (Bandstand Area)

Castle Street, Guildford, GU1 3SX

Use the top gate entrance next to The March Hare pub.

PLEASE NOTE: For The Comedy of Errors there will be a short promenade section of the performance where the audience will travel from the bandstand area to the Keep and back. This will involve two short steep paths.

Travelling By Road

Guildford Castle is located in the centre of Guildford on Castle Street. The nearest car park is Castle Car Park (multi-storey) on Sydenham Road, GU1 3RT. Details of all Guildford’s Car Parks and Tariffs can be found here. Allow 5 minutes walk from Castle Car Park. There is also parking available on the High Street after 6pm. (5 mins walk)

Travelling By Rail

From London Waterloo, Guildford Main-Line Station is a 35-minute journey (there are 4 fast trains an hour) with South West Trains. From the station main entrance follow signs for the Town Centre and High Street. Once in the High Street continue upwards, as the street levels out Holy Trinity Church is on your right, just after Sainsbury's.

A slower train from Waterloo calling at all local towns en route (including Effingham, Claygate and Surbiton) stops at London Road station.

Both stations are a 10 minute (approx.) walk from the venue.

Details of all trains to and from Guildford can be found on South West Trains website


University of Law  

Portsmouth Road, Guildford, GU3 1HA

By Road

The University is located on Portsmouth Road, about 2 mins drive from town centre.

Free parking on site.

By Rail 

From London Waterloo, Guildford is a 40-minute journey (there are 4 fast trains an hour) with South West Trains. A slower train from Waterloo calling at all local towns en route (including Effingham Junction, Claygate and Surbiton) stops at London Road station.

  

From Reading/Gatwick, direct trains serve Guildford Main-Line Station with First Great Western

  

By Foot

From the station's main entrance turn right and keep to the left of the subway but do not cross at the first pedestrian crossing. Head for the traffic intersection and use the pedestrian crossing here to continue in a straight-line (keep the large red-brick building on your left). Passing PKF Accountants on your right, stay on this pavement until you come to a pub on your left (The Keystone), use the pedestrian crossing to cross the road here. You are now on Portsmouth Road, continue in this same direction all the way to the Law College. This is a 20-25 minute walk.

By Bus 

Services 42, 70, 71, 92 and GL200 all serve a stop right outside the College.


St Mary's Church

Quarry Street, Guildford, GU1 3UA - download town centre map

By Road - Guildford Car Parks Website

St Mary's Church is located in the centre of Guildford on Quarry Street. The nearest car park is Portsmouth Road Car Park (allow 5 mins) or Castle Car Park (multi-storey) on Sydenham Road, GU1 3RT (allow 10 minutes). THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE VENUE

There is FREE on-street parking available on the High Street and roads around the church after 6pm. (5 mins walk)

By Rail

From London Waterloo, Guildford Main-Line Station is a 35-minute journey (there are 4 fast trains an hour) with South West Trains. From the station main entrance follow signs for the Town Centre and High Street. Once in the High Street head for the bottom where the cobbles finish, St Mary's is tucked away behind Thoomas Cook.

A slower train from Waterloo calling at all local towns en route (including Effingham, Claygate and Surbiton) stops at London Road station.

Both stations are a 10 minute (approx.) walk from the venue.