Getting to Barnes


Your best bet for getting to Barnes is always going to be by public transport and we just wanted to remind you that Hammersmith Bridge is CLOSED to all traffic including buses.

So we’re going to suggest that you plan your trip using BARNES STATION (South West Trains) It’s about 10 minutes from Clapham Junction and about 20 from Waterloo.

Walking from Barnes Station

Barnes Pond is about a 10 minute walk from Barnes Station. Walk through Barnes Common along Station Road and our main BookMarquee  will be on your right hand side.

Barnes Bridge Station

We also have a station at Barnes Bridge beside the Thames but you’ll find that many more trains pass through Barnes Station, You can jump on the 209 bus to Barnes Pond from there or it’s about a 10 minute walk.

Walking from Barnes Bridge Station

If you are walking from the station, walk along Terrace Gardens, then turn right on the High Street. Barnes Pond will be on your right hand side as you walk down High Street.


If you do find yourself at Hammersmith Tube Station it’s a beautiful walk across the Bridge and you can pick up the 209 bus which will bring you right to Barnes Pond.

If you’re coming from Putney, you can catch the 485 which also stops at Barnes Pond.

Coming from Richmond or Twickenham? The 33 bus stops at the Red Lion pub on Rocks Lane and from there it’s about a five minute walk up Church Road to the Pond.


Cycling is a great way to get to Barnes and there are plenty of places to park your pushie including outside the Old Sorting Office Arts Centre on Barnes Pond, SW13 0LF, opposite the Pond on the corner of Barnes High Street SW13 9LB and across the road at Rose House SW13 9LD. BYO bike lock.

By Car

Barnes Green, Church Road, Barnes, London SW13 (Map)

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