Directions

The LIghtouse Bakery School is located at Ockham on Dagg Lane, between the villages of Bodiam and Ewhurst Green in East Sussex. 

 

By Train or Bus

By train, the closest mainline station is Robertsbridge (5 miles away).  From Robertsbridge you can take a taxi to Ockham.  The Kent and East Sussex Railway runs from Tenterden and terminates at Bodiam.  Please check the timetable for the Kent and East Sussex Railway, it is a 10 minute walk from Bodiam station to Ockham.

By bus from Hastings: there is a direct Stagecoach service to the Bodiam terminus of the Kent and East Sussex Railway on the Hawkhurst route, number 349.  It is then a 10 minute walk to Ockham.

 

By Car

From Battle (6 miles):  Follow the A2100 to John's Cross and take the A21 towards Hastings for 1.5 miles.  Turn left towards Rye on the B2   .  At Cripps Corner, take a left towards Staplecross and Bodiam.  At Staplecross, turn  left, signposted to Bodiam and Bodiam Castle.  Continue on this road for 2 miles until you come to Dagg Lane, the second turning on your right (signposted Ewhurst Green and Northiam).  If you reach the railway line you have gone too far.    Take the first left into Ockham, and park where directed. 


From  Hastings (10 miles)  Take the A21 towards London and turn right onto the B2244 towards Sedlescombe and Hawkhurst.  Go through Sedlescombe and take the next right towards Staplecross , Bodiam and Rye.  At Staplecross, turn  left, signposted to Bodiam and Bodiam Castle.  Continue on this road for 2 miles until you come to Dagg Lane, the second turning on your right (signposted Ewhurst Green and Northiam).  If you reach the railway line you have gone too far.    Take the first left into Ockham, and park where directed. 


From London (55 miles) and the M25: From the M25 leave at Junction 5 for the A21 to Tunbridge Wells and Hastings. Continue on the A21 to Hurst Green. Proceed through the village and take a left turn following signs to Bodiam and Bodiam Castle, the first turning after Hurst Green, opposite the White Horse pub. Follow the road for about 3 miles where you will come to Bodiam village with Bodiam Castle on your left and The Castle pub on your right. Continue over the river and railway tracks and take the first road on the left (Dagg Lane) signposted to Ewhurst Green and Northiam. Immediately on your left is Ockham. Turn in here and park where directed.

From Brighton (30 miles)  and Lewes (25 miles):  From Lewes, take the A  to Ringmer.  Go through Ringmer, and turn left towards Heathfield on the A265 at Kennel Corner.  Proceed through Heathfield, Burwash and Etchingham until you reach Hurst Green. Turn right onto the A21 towards Battle and Hastings, go through the village and the look for signs to Bodiam and Bodiam Castle on the left. Take this road for about 3 miles where you will come to Bodiam village, passing the Castle on your left and The Castle pub on the right. Continue over the river and railway tracks and take the first road on the left (Dagg Lane), signposted to Ewhurst Green and Northiam. Immediately to your left is Ockham. Turn in here and park where directed.

From Ashford (23 miles): Take the A28 south to the A268 and turn right towards Sandhurst. At Sandhurst take the left turning to Bodiam and proceed to the left through the village, over the river and railway tracks and turn left on the road signposted Ewhurst Green and Northiam (Dagg Lane). Immediately to your left is Ockham. Turn in here and park as directed.