Directions & Location
We are situated about seven miles from the M1 motorway and close to the M42. Birmingham Airport is 40 minutes away, Heathrow Airport is 2.5 hours away and East Midlands Airport at Castle Donington is seven miles away. The local railway stations are East Midlands Parkway, Leicester, Loughborough, Tamworth, Burton and Derby. These can be reached from St. Pancras and Euston, London. Assistance with transport from airports and railway stations can be arranged.
From Leicester (via County Hall, Glenfield), on the A50 and A511, follow directions for Coalville and Ashby. On reaching Ashby via the A511 you will come to a roundabout. Turn left onto Nottingham Road (Tescos Store & Petrol Station will be on the right hand side of the road).
Continue on Nottingham Road/Wood Street for about half a mile. On the way you will pass a Texaco Garage on your left and then Ashby School also on the left. On the Right hand side of the road you will see a Yellow/Mock Tudor building, turn left here (you will also see the sign marked Ashby District Hospital & Packington. This takes you onto Upper Church Street.
Follow the road until to your right you see St Helen's Church at the sharp turn in the road which veers sharply to the left (the road then becomes Leicester Road). On the sharp bend you will see a gated driveway. Turn into the driveway where you will find parking spaces. School House Boarding Residence is the first building as you turn into the driveway.
From Leicester (via the M1) continue on the motorway following a Northerly direction. Take the slip road at junction 22 – clearly signed Coalville and Ashby. Follow the A511, sign posted Ashby and then follow the directions as above.