From Gatwick Airport:
Leave the airport going North on M23 towards London. Continue on M23 across M25 following the signs towards Croydon. M23 becomes A23. Continue on A23 through Coulsdon still following the signs for Croydon. At the Tesco superstore in Purley go straight across the intersection onto the Brighton Rd (A235). following the signs towards South Croydon. Go 1.4 Miles. After passing the second petrol station on the left side of the road (TOTAL), take the second turning on the left which is St. Augustines Avenue. Go up the hill 0.2 Miles. Hayesthorpe Hotel is on the right after the bend.
Leave M25 at exit 7 and follow A23 and the signs towards Croydon. Continue on A23 through Coulsdon still following the signs for Croydon. At the Tesco superstore in Purley, go straight across the intersection onto the Brighton Rd (A235) following the signs towards South Croydon. Go 1.4 Miles. After passing two petrol stations on the left, the second turning on the left is St. Augustines Avenue. Go up the hill 0.2 Miles. Hayesthorpe Hotel is on the right. If following the A22, carry on through kenley until the Tesco superstore in Purley, turn right onto the Brighton Rd (A235) following the signs towards South Croydon then --- (as above in italics)
From Central London:
Take A23 to Croydon.Go South following signs to Gatwick Airport. You will go past the Wing Yip (chinese supermarket), a Toyota car showroom and a Ford showroom (Dees of Croydon) - all on your right hand side and when you get to Croydon Airport (no longer in operation) on the Purley Way, turn left at the Hilton Hotel into Waddon Way. At the next roundabout (it's a mini roundabout), turn right into Pampisford Rd. After around 250 metres, take the first left into St. Augustines Avenue. The Hayesthorpe Hotel is on the left after bend some 200 yards on.
* Nearest Motorway or Main Road, M25, A23, A235
* Junction No.7 (into A23) - 6 miles
* Junction No.6 (into A22) - 5 miles
* Airport, London - Gatwick - 12 miles
* Nearest Major Train Station, East Croydon - 1.5 miles
* Nearest Local Train Station, Purley, Purley Oaks and Sanderstead - 0.5 miles
* Nearest Underground Station, Morden, Balham, Tooting, Wimbledon and Brixton - 6 miles
* Nearest Coach/Bus Station, Victoria - 11 miles
* Taxi Cab Services - 08000 28 38 47 (New Century) or 0800 281 034 (Station Cars)
By Public Transport:
Disembark at East Croydon Train Station, cross the Tram Station and Bus Station and cross the road to arrive at the relevant bus stop. Take bus route 466 going towards Purley and request the driver to indicate the Red Deer (it's a pub) stop for you. Cross the road and retrace a few yards in the opposite direction from where you were heading on the bus - or you may disembark at the South Croydon Bus Garage, carry on up the road for a few yards then cross the road at the pelican crossing. Continue up for about 30 metres and turn right. St. Augustines Avenue is just after the Londis grocery (before it if heading from the bus garage). Carry on along the St. Augustines Avenue and the hotel is on the right after the bend - some 200 yards on.
Alternatively, if you happen to take bus route 455, disembark at the St. Giles (school) stop and St. Augustines Avenue is right opposite it. The Hayesthorpe Hotel is on the left after the bend - some 200 yards on.
Sanderstead Station (British Rail) is about 0.5 miles from the hotel; however there are no buses that come down towards the Brighton Road. If you are coming from London, cross the pedestrian flyover bridge to come to the other side and come out to the Sanderstead Road where you will turn right. Carry on downhill to come to the Brighton Road - you will see the Red Deer Pub on your left - cross the road to come to St. Augustines Avenue which is just after the Londis grocery. Carry on along the St. Augustines Avenue and the hotel is on the right after the bend - some 200 yards on.