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Our Railway is located at the North end of Hove Park, in the City of Brighton & Hove, Sussex.

The closest satnav postcode is BN3 7RB

On-street Parking

There is no car park for the Railway or Hove Park, but there is free on street parking in various locations around the surrounding area. Please check and comply with the parking restriction signs, as we don’t want you to get a ticket!

NOTE: New parking restrictions have currently come into force in the area. Please check before parking and leaving your car.

Brighton and Hove City Council parking restrictions still operate on public holidays

Buses

Brighton and Hove Buses.The below buses stop close to the railway, however a short walk is required. Please see the B&H Buses website for more information:
5B from Hangleton or Hollingbury getting off at Waitrose Hove
27 / 27B Park and Ride from Westdene or Saltdean getting off at The Droveway, Onslow Road or Top of Woodruff Avenue
77 from The Palace Pier to Devils Dyke getting off at The Droveway, Onslow Road or Top of Woodruff Avenue
21 / 21A from Goldstone Valley or Marina getting off at Woodland Avenue

Alternatively, you can catch any Brighton and Hove bus to North Street and change to one of the buses listed above.

Trains

HOVE and PRESTON PARK stations are the closest to Hove Park with Southern Railway and Thameslink being the main operators. Great Western Railway also operate twice daily services to Brighton from locations such as Great Malvern and Cardiff Central via Bristol.

DIRECTIONS FROM HOVE (walking): Turn left out of the station, then take another immediate left and cross over the footbridge. Once on Hove Park Villas continue up to Old Shoreham Road, once here turn left until you reach Hove Park (on your right.) Walk through the park, past the café and basketball court. From here you will now be able to see the south end of the railway. Follow the track up to the top of the park where you will find Hove Park North station. Here you can take a ride on our trains!

(The walk from Hove takes approximately 20 minutes. NOTE: This is the flattest route.)

DIRECTIONS FROM PRESTON PARK(walking): Exit the station from the Woodside Avenue exit (There is a pub called The Station Hotel here). Follow Hampstead road (straight ahead as you exit) up the hill. When you meet The Drove carry on walking up the hill to Dyke Road. Cross over onto The Droveway. Follow this all the way down until you get to Hove Park. Follow the straight path in front of you until you can see the south end of the railway. Turn right and follow the track up to the top of the park where you will find Hove Park North Station. Here you can take a ride on our trains!

(The walk from Preston Park takes approximately 20 minutes. NOTE: This route encounters more hills.)

Alternatively, there is a taxi rank located outside of Hove Station where a taxi can be summoned to Hove Park. Taxis can be arranged by calling (01273) 20 40 60 or 20 20 20.

Preston Park is the final station before Brighton on the BRIGHTON MAINLINE(from London direction.)    Hove is the final station before Brighton on the WEST COASTWAY (from Portsmouth direction.)