Directions

By car

We have provided what we consider to be the easiest routes in, rather than the quickest.

From North M1

Exit Derby at J25, continue on to A52 Derby, through city centre following signs for A52 Ashbourne. You will stay on this road until you reach a roundabout on the outskirts of Ashbourne, please take the first exit onto Ashbourne bypass. You will then reach a second roundabout with a small retail park to the right, please take the second exit onto a third roundabout where you will take the first exit. You will still be on the A52 following signs for Leek. You will go past a Pub called The Royal Oak on your right and Shentons Garage on your left. You will continue over a bridge over the River Dove and continue as the road veers round to the right. There will be a large, left hand junction to Mayfield, please do not take this turn. Continue past and you will see some low crash barriers on your right and then black and gold signs for Birdsgrove House, this is the main entrance to the house.

From North M6

Exit Stoke J16. Take A500 Stoke-on-Trent and then pick up A50 Uttoxeter /Derby. Stay on A50 until you reach an island signposted left B5030 Rocester / Ashbourne. There will be a McDonalds located on the far side of the island. Take first exit onto B5030 and stay on this road past JCB headquarters until you reach a roundabout, please take the second exit. As you go though the village of Ellastone, this road changes to the B5032 and will bring you through Mayfield to a wide T-junction. Please turn left onto A52 and soon you will see some low crash barriers on your right and then black and gold signs for Birdsgrove House, this is the main entrance to the house

From South M1

Exit Nottingham at J24, and pick up Derby A50 and continue on A50 until you see exit for Ashbourne A515 which will bring you out at a roundabout just past Clifton, with a small retail park straight ahead. Please take first exit at this island until you reach another roundabout where you will take the first exit. You will still be on the A52 following signs for Leek. You will go past a Pub called The Royal Oak on your right and Shentons Garage on your left. You will continue over a bridge over the River Dove and continue as the road veers round to the right. There will be a large, left hand junction to Mayfield, please do not take this turn. Continue past and you will see some low crash barriers on your right and then black and gold signs for Birdsgrove House, this is the main entrance to the house.

From South M6

Exit J15, take A500 Stoke-on-Trent and then pick up A50 Uttoxeter /Derby. Stay on A50 until you reach an island signposted to the left B5030 Rocester / Ashbourne. There will be a McDonalds located on the far side of the island. Take the first exit onto B5030 and stay on this road past JCB headquarters until you reach a roundabout where you will take the second exit. As you go though the village of Ellastone, this road changes to the B5032 and will bring you through Mayfield to a wide T-junction. Please turn left onto A52 and soon you will see some low crash barriers on your right and then black and gold signs for Birdsgrove House, this is the main entrance to the house.

By train

Nearest train station is Derby.