Driving Directions

























































From the M25 Clockwise, Heathrow

  • Exit the M25 at junction 21a and at the roundabout take the first exit onto the A405 towards St Albans
  • Continue over two roundabouts and at the third take the third exit onto the A414 towards Hatfield
  • Take the first slip road signposted Shenley/Sopwell and turn left
  • At the mini roundabout turn left onto Cottonmill Lane
  • Sopwell House is situated approximately 1/4 mile down this road on the left hand side

From the M25 Anti-clockwise, Dartford Tunnel

  • Exit the M25 at junction 22 and at the roundabout take the third exit towards St Albans.
  • Continue ahead at the next roundabout and at the end of the dual carriageway, take the third exit at the roundabout onto London Road
  • Continue to the third set of traffic lights and turn left onto Mile House Lane
  • Pass under the railway bridge and go straight over the mini roundabout onto Cottonmill Lane
  • Sopwell House is situated approximately 1/4 mile down this road on the left hand side

From the M1 Southbound

  • Exit the M1 at junction 7 and join the A414 towards St Albans
  • At the roundabout take the second exit onto the A414 towards Hatfield
  • Take the first slip road signposted Shenley/Sopwell and turn left
  • At the mini roundabout turn left onto Cottonmill Lane
  • Sopwell House is situated approximately 1/4 mile down this road on the left hand side

From the M1 Northbound

  • Exit the M1 at junction 6 following signs to St Albans
  • Continue over three roundabouts and at the fourth take the third exit onto the A414 towards Hatfield
  • Take the first slip road signposted Shenley/Sopwell and turn left
  • At the mini roundabout turn left onto Cottonmill Lane
  • Sopwell House is situated approximately 1/4 mile down this road on the left hand side 

By Train

  • Thameslink operate a direct service between St Pancras International and St Albans station. Fast and semi-fast train call at West Hampstead station before St Albans and the journey time is approx. 15 minutes. Look for either BEDFORD service or ST ALBANS service
  • There is also a local service from Kentish Town, West Hampstead, Cricklewood, Hendon, Mill Hill Broadway, Elstree & Borehamwood, and Radlett.
  • On arrival at St Albans station there is a taxi rank outside and the journey to Sopwell House is 5-10 minutes depending on traffic.