Getting to the Festival
The Alde Valley Spring Festival is hosted by White House Farm* as an open farm event. The farm is located between Great Glemham and Sweffling in the Upper Alde Valley. Postcode is IP17 1LS.
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Coming on Foot. The area is well-served with footpaths and a few bridleways. Please keep to statutory rights of way and follow the Countryside Code.
Coming by Bicycle. An inland stretch of the SuffolK Coastal National Cycle Route 41 passes by the front drive [www.sustrans.org.uk + www.suffolk.gov.uk/TransportAndStreets/Cycling ].
Coming by Bus. Both Great Glemham and Rendham villages are served by the 118 / 119 rural bus services, which interconnect with other local services in Framlingham, Saxmundham and Ipswich. [ www.suffolkonboard.com ] .
Coming by Train. The nearest train station is at Saxmundham with regular services to Lowestoft and London Liverpool Street Station [ www.nationalrail.co.uk ].
Coming by Car. Access by car is easiest from the A12 at Stratford St Andrew - follow the sign to Great Glemham by the BP petrol station. There is free parking at the farm. Disabled guests and visitors can park adjacent to the farm buildings and the main farmyard gallery rooms + farmyard WC are mostly on one level with shallow ramps to the WC and one barn.
*Part of the Great Glemham Farms partnership. Holding Nos 38 / 129 / 0013 & 38 / 15 / 38. SBI 1065821891. Finalist 2008 Future of Farming Awards. Runner-Up 2009 FWAG Kerr Cup Farm Conservation Cuompetition. Suffolk Agricultural Awards 2010 Special Award for Conservation.