You can also speak to the local Tourist Information Centres who should have copies of timetables
and up-to-date travel information. Contact details on our Surrounding Area section.
Bus stops are in Penshurst village with a short walk to the main visitor entrance archway for Penshurst Place.
See below for details of nearest and most conveient train stations.
From London Charing Cross/Waterloo East & London Bridge to Tunbridge Wells or Victoria station to Edenbridge (please note there are two stations) then bus 231 or 233 or 237 Mondays-Saturdays to Penshurst Institute bus stop - see Southdown PSV for times.
From London Charing Cross/Waterloo East & London Bridge to Tonbridge, then taxi to Penshurst Place (6 miles). Taxi rank outside the station. Or cycle from Tonbridge to Penshurst Place - see below.
Hildenborough station, on the Charing Cross line, is nearer to Penshurst Place (4 miles), though trains a little less frequent and a New Enterprise bus 235 Monday to Fridays at peak times in the morning and early evening. Click here for a timetable.
You can cycle from Tonbridge to Penshurst Place on the regional route no 12. There are cycle hire companies in Tonbridge. Cycle racks at Penshurst Place situated outside the main Visitor Entrance and Gift Shop.
From other directions
Gatwick/Redhill train line to Edenbridge
Please note there are two trains stations at Edenbridge. Then bus 231, 233 or 237 - see Southdown PSV (Monday - Saturday only), or train to Tonbridge station then taxi/cycling.
Hastings train line to Tunbridge Wells
Then at Tunbridge Wells, adjacent to the War Memorial, bus 231, 233 & 237 - see Southdown PSV for times (Monday - Saturdays only).
Hastings train line to Tonbridge
Then taxi to Penshurst Place (6 miles). Taxi rank outside the station, or cycle from Tonbridge to Penshurst Place.
Penshurst train station information
Penshurst, TN11 8JE
Penshurst Place is 2 miles from Penshurst station on the Tonbridge/Edenbridge line from/to Victoria or Redhill (or change at Tonbridge from London Charing Cross or other lines).
The buses noted above should also stop at the station excluding Sundays. The train station and bus stop are in Chiddingstone Causeway.
If you wish to walk from Penshurst station, we should highlight that there are no footpaths on the road to Penshurst Place (B2027/B2176) and a steep climb back to the station.
Walking from Penshurst station to Penshurst Place
To Penshurst Place, exit via the back of the station and then turn right onto the main road and at the T junction turn right again down the hill and you will see some wonderful views of Penshurst Place on your way. The Visitor Entrance is in Penshurst village, left at the T junction and you will pass the 'original Leicester Square'.
There are also public footpaths along the route from Penshurst station and at Leigh station (on the same train line), which take you to Penshurst Place; though we suggest you have an Ordnance Explorer map 147.
See The Place to Explore outdoor pursuits section for more details of walks in and around Penshurst Place Estate.
Last updated: June 2011.
Thought we endeavour to keep this information accurate, we recommend contacting the transport operators direct before setting out on your journey.