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Art Trail Centre Map, Directions, Transport & Accommodation



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Enquiries for Classes, Courses, Holidays and Workshops may be made by post, telephone or email. However please use our online enquiry form for initial contact as we are running classes during the day. Enquiries Enquiry Form Please complete this form in the first instance as telephone calls during the day can occasionally interrupt classes. A answering service will take messages when we are unavailable.

 

Driving

From Bournemouth

Driving From Bournemouth after Longham Bridge or Parley Cross follow signs for Wimborne.

Half a mile past Hobbycraft, turn right at centre bollards down Stapehill Road, (this avoids Canford Bottom rounderabout) , until you reach T junction opposite the Old Thatch pub.

Turn right, and on through next traffic lights.

Approximately half a mile later, on descending the hill, look for a Service Station on the left then indicate left. Just before the Service Station and Enterprise Car Hire, turn left into Bracken Road.

When in Bracken Road, travel for 400metres — you will see then Red Oaks Close on the right. Bracken House (#38) is the 4th property after this, on the right. Opposite #41. You can't miss us, we are the white property with a large hedge bordering the property and with a large amount of Solar panels on our roof.

Drive into the driveway through the first set of green gates between the fir tree hedges.

Note there is NO NUMBER 36 when searching for us In the interests of being a good neighbour please fill the driveway, bumper to bumper

Poole & Wimborne

From Poole & Wimborne Bypass follow signs to Ferndown, you will need to filter left before entering Canford Bottom rounderabout, and take 4th exit on large roundabout towards Ferndown, signposted to Stapehill. (Don’t go on the A31 Ferndown bypass). Pass the Garden Centre on left, through next traffic lights. Approximately a half a mile later on descending the hill, look for the Service Station andand Enterprise Car Hire on the left and indicate left. Just before the Service Station, turn left into Bracken Road.

When in Bracken Road, travel for 400metres — you will see then Red Oaks Close on the right. Bracken House (#38) is the 4th property after this, on the right. Opposite #41. You can't miss us, we are the white property with a large hedge bordering the property and with a large amount of Solar panels on our roof.

Note there is NO NUMBER 36 when searching for us In the interests of being a good neighbour please fill the driveway, bumper to bumper

Ringwood

From Ringwood, follow A31 towards Ferndown (not the bypass) until you reach Tricketts Cross roundabout by Smugglers Haunt Pub and David Phipp furnishings,( you will also see Sainsbury & Lidl either side of this road) . Head for Ferndown, then immediately at the top of the hill past Sainsbury’s at the next rounderabout take 2nd exit towards Stapehill along Wimborne Road East. Continue through 4 sets of lights. After passing the Pure Drop pub on your right, look for the Service Station and and Enterprise Car Hire, turn right just after the Service Station into Bracken Road. From the second rounderabout it is approximately 1 mile to the Art Trail Centre.

When in Bracken Road, travel for 400metres — you will see then Red Oaks Close on the right. Bracken House (#38) is the 4th property after this, on the right. Opposite #41. You can't miss us, we are the white property with a large hedge bordering the property and with a large amount of Solar panels on our roof.

Note there is NO NUMBER 36 when searching for us In the interests of being a good neighbour please fill the driveway, bumper to bumper

Food

  -   Price is for tuition, hot drinks and use of the studio and studio equipment only.  Lunch can be enjoyed at the local pub ( 5 minutes walk) or you are welcome to bring a packed lunch. Where stated, all equipment usage is included and materials provided.

 Accommodation

 This depends on whether you wish to enjoy a quiet evening, eating at your place of residence, ( town or village based) or by the sea in Bournemouth or Poole; where you have a variety of places to see and visit.

We are close to a variety of wonderful locations, including the New Forest,the Purbecks, numerous coastal beauty spots and of course Wimborne, Poole and Bournemouth and which are 7-9 miles from Ferndown (depending where you go) or 20 -30 minutes  by car.  The area offers the second largest choice of hotels in the UK to meet your budget, preferences or facilities and  location (town, New Forest or by the sea). 

Please that confirm with your desirable accommodation for availablity when booking this weekend break.

-           price guide from £49 pppn season and hotel dependant.

There may be special offers on which will need to booked in advance to take advantage of the offer.

            A list of additional restaurants and local venues can also be supplied.

  1. - All painting locations are chosen where refreshments are available to purchase nearby.
  2. - We will email you nearer the date with a brief containing what you need to bring with you.

Suggested local accommodation venues are  within a  maximum of 3 miles (10 minutes by car)  from our centre along easy routes.

All have restaurant facilities, double, twin rooms, smoking or non smoking options. Prices are per room and some prices include breakfast, so please ask when booking. Some have family rooms which accommodate additional beds and offer very good value.  Some prices are the same no matter which type of room you request. All are 2 Star or above

Smugglers Cottage   B&B  1 mile

City Lodge Hotel

2stars

2.5 miles

Premier Travel Inn

2stars

1 mile

Travel Lodge Hotel

2stars

1 mile
577 Wimborne Rd East,   2 Ringwood Road   The Smugglers Haunt     A31 East bound  
        Ringwood Road          
Ferndown.   Longham, Ferndown   Tricketts Cross, Ferndown    St Leonards  
BH22 9NW        BH22 9BB   BH24 2NR  
(+44)1202-870738   +441202-578828   0870 977 102   0870700 850950  
               
 Smugglers  Ferndown B&B     www.citylodge.biz   www.travelinn.co.uk or www.premierlodge.com     www.travellodge.co.uk  
        Travel Inn       

Other local accommodation exists but the above hotels have been checked for standards and facilities.

If you use the Google search engine and use the words Ferndown B&B  or Ferndown Hotel, these will provide you with an excellent choice of hotel and facilities. Using our location map you can expand this to see the most convenient  location and accommodation.

For more information click on any of the following links

Local

Information Great Britain
Hampshire things to do

Ferndown Town Council community website

Bournemouth- Town

Poole Town
Dorset for you

Trivago.co.uk hotel portal

Hotels booking.com

Late rooms.com

Tripadvisor

Travel supermarket

Marriot Hotels

Transport

Transport may be available for transfers and to location sites for those traveling to Dorset by train.

 

Trains

Trainline fares

Southwest Trains

Getting about

Buses

We are on Bus stop No 13 please visit this site BUSES to choose your route, click on to the route number to open the timetable. The buses stop at the end of our road near the service station and there is a 3 minute walk to the Art Trail Centre.

UK Bus timetables

Bournemouth Buses

Flying

Flybe - Flights
Ryan Air - Flights
BA - Flights
Easy Jet


Southampton Airport
Bournemouth Airport

Bristol Airport