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Car-free offer: Gift of veg or beef! *

How to get toStanstead Burycar-free

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Please follow current advice about using public transport. Cyclists welcome – plan your route here.

Step-by-step directions

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The scenic route

Trains run direct from London Liverpool Street and Cambridge North to Roydon, every hour.

Train times and tickets

Turn left out of Roydon train station and walk carefully along the busy B181 for a short way, before turning left over stile (signed St James's Church) and across fields to rejoin the road near St James's church, close to Stanstead Bury house - see map.

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The simple route

Trains run direct from London Liverpool Street and Hertford East to Rye House, every half hour.

Train times and tickets

From Rye House train station, it's an easy 30-minute walk along a lane to Stanstead Bury - see map.

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There are also regular buses from Harlow to Coldharbour Farm, close to Stanstead Bury.

  • Bus times from:
    Harlow Bus Station (Stand 13)

From the bus stop it's a 5-10 minute walk to Stanstead Bury - see map.

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About Stanstead Bury

Stanstead Bury is an intriguing house dating back to Tudor times - with an eclectic mix of architecture and family possessions.

Join a tour of the house and garden on selected dates – and get a gift of home grown vegetables or beef when you arrive car-free – book at historichouses.org/tours

We also offer nature gardening sessions for children in the walled garden, pop-up restaurant meals, overnight stays in our shepherds hut, as well as weddings and events in our hay field and barn – all with special car-free discounts – email to find out more: ginitrower@btinternet.com

  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Address: Stanstead Bury, Ware, SG12 8JZ
  • Refreshments: afternoon teas, with booked tour
  • * Car-free offer: gift of home grown vegetables or beef
  • Blue door with roses at Stanstead Bury walled garden

Plan your door-to-door journey

Please check current advice before travelling

Reverse Route

About Stanstead Bury

Stanstead Bury is an intriguing house dating back to Tudor times - with an eclectic mix of architecture and family possessions.

Join a tour of the house and garden on selected dates – and get a gift of home grown vegetables or beef when you arrive car-free – book at historichouses.org/tours

We also offer nature gardening sessions for children in the walled garden, pop-up restaurant meals, overnight stays in our shepherds hut, as well as weddings and events in our hay field and barn – all with special car-free discounts – email to find out more: ginitrower@btinternet.com

  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Address: Stanstead Bury, Ware, SG12 8JZ
  • Refreshments: afternoon teas, with booked tour
  • * Car-free offer: gift of home grown vegetables or beef
  • Blue door with roses at Stanstead Bury walled garden
Bike routes

National Routes 1 and 61 both pass nearby – linking Stanstead Bury to Harlow, Hoddesdon and Hertford. Here’s a map of the link from National Route 61 (and Rye House train station) to Stanstead Bury on the quietest road.

Taxi numbers

A taxi from Rye House train station to Stanstead Bury costs about £5 from ACRE Cars 01992 451111

Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount

Visit car-free in 2020!