Where to find us
The Chester House Estate is situated just off the eastbound A45 between Wellingborough and Rushden. If you are arriving by car you don't have to book a car park. We have two entrances to site, please read below and book before visiting.
Parking at the Chester House Estate
We have two car parks at the Chester House Estate:
Claudius Way (Main Visitor Car Park)
Claudius Way is our main visitor car park and can be accessed through the Prologis Park Wellingborough. Please use postcode NN8 2DH to find this entrance. Our main visitor car park at Claudius Way is a 5 to 10 minute walk to the main building complex through our beautiful historic and natural landscape. There is a hard standing footpath in place which is push chair friendly. Please note there are no toilets at the Claudius Way Car Park with the nearest toilets located in our courtyard within the main building complex (5-10min walk).
Lime Avenue, A45 Entrance (Blue Badge Holders, Conferencing Guests and Wedding Guests Only)
Lime Avenue straight off the A45 is only accessible to Blue Badge Holders, Conferencing Guests and Wedding Guests. All tickets for this entrance must be pre booked in advance. Please use postcode NN29 7EZ to find this entrance.
Car Park Map
Walking to The Chester House Estate
You can now walk to the estate from Wellingborough due to our brand new pedestrian bridges that have been fully restored and are accessible to the public.
If you are accessing us from Wellingborough by walking, you can follow a path from the Wellingborough embankment through along the Nene Valley alongside the River Nene. As you follow this path (also known as the Nene Way) you'll come to a large footbridge which crosses the Nene and you can see the stunning 17th century Farmhouse across the valley. Head towards the house and follow the landscape path to get to the main site.
Some parts of this route may be uneven and potentially overgrown due to it being a natural footpath, please come prepared for this and wear sensible footwear whilst walking.
Public Transport to the Chester House Estate
If you arriving the the Chester House Estate via bus, the closest bus stop is based on London Road in Wellingborough, you can find the location of this by searching 'The Dog & Duck PH Stop' into Google/Apple maps. Services from Stagecoach run from the bus stop, including services into Northampton, Kettering, Raunds, and many more of the local towns.
Find out more about the local bus routes from Stagecoach and plan your journey by visiting: https://www.stagecoachbus.com/plan-a-journey.
If you need support with getting to us from your location then please contact us and we will help you plan your journey. You can contact us using our contact form.
If you are accessing us via train, you'll need to get the train to the Wellingborough train station and you can either walk following the route below (approx. 40 mins walk) or get a taxi the estate. When getting a taxi to the estate please feel free to use the NN29 7EZ entrance.
Main visitor car park:
Accessible visitor car park: