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.

The Judith Kerr Marquee

Barnes Pond, opposite Barnes Methodist Church, Station Road, Barnes SW13 0NH

Castelnau Community Centre and Castelnau Library

Castelnau Community Centre and Castelnau Library are respectively a 20 minute walk from Barnes Pond or a five minute bus ride on the 209.

Walking from Barnes Station

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

By Train

The marquee is a 7-10 minute walk from either Barnes Bridge or Barnes Railway Stations.

By Bus

Buses 209, 378, 485, 533 and 969 all pass within a few hundred metres of the marquee, calling either at the ‘Barnes Pond’ or ‘Beverley Road’ stops. Please be aware, that routes have been affected by the closure of Hammersmith Bridge. For more details, use the TfL website here.

Biking or Scooting

Cycling is a great way to get to Barnes and there are plenty of places to park your pushie or your scooter at the Wetlands, or 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 at Rose House SW13 9LD. BYO bike lock.

See our venues here.

For latest updates and travel advice please visit the Transport For London website.

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