The Hayes Conference Centre is only 5 miles from the M1 at Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 1AU


Use a Sat Nav or print some directions from AA route Planner or Google Maps before you hit the road. If you are coming from London (Greenwich), your journey should take approximately two hours thirty eight minutes (without traffic)


Parking will be available on-site.


Due to low interest, we are no longer providing coaches this year. If you would like to arrange your own coach journey, you can book with National Express ( Return tickets from London Victoria start from £13 per adult (correct as of 11 July 2017). Please note the nearest National Express stop is Derby Station if you are coming from London.


The local station is Alfreton station on the Sheffield-Nottingham line, although trains are limited. It is about three miles from the station to the Hayes.

It may be easier to travel to Derby station, then catch a bus (see below) or taxi from Derby to The Hayes. N.B. Derby Station is 1 mile from the centre of Derby, buses heading into town from the Station all stop at the Bus Station.

Hayes Conference Centre recommend that you pre-book taxis if arriving at Alfreton and Derby stations. Their recommended reliable taxi company is Amber Taxis 01773 836100. (Taxi from Alfreton Station costs about £6 for up to four people and about £9 for up to eight people. Taxi from Derby Station costs about £25 for four people and about £35 for up to eight people)