Roedean School Open Day Saturday, 2nd March, 10am to 1pm

Using your very own Roedean passport, adventure through the corridors and across the campus deciphering clues and unlocking the answers to earn your passport stamps.

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  • Directions

    By Air
    Gatwick is the closest airport to Roedean – from there, the journey takes about 30-35 minutes by car or by train.
    Heathrow is a little over an hour away by car.


    By Rail
    There are frequent train services from London – trains from Victoria take 53 minutes to Brighton. There is also a train which leaves from London Bridge.
    Other direct trains run along the coast to Southampton, Portsmouth and Eastbourne, or north through London to Luton.

    Roedean is approximately 10 minutes from Brighton station by taxi. A good local taxi service is Streamline Taxis, 01273 747474 or 01273 202020.


    By Road
    If you are using sat nav, you should use the postcode BN2 5RJ, and drive to the very end of Roedean Way to the electric gate ahead of you. Please note that the school’s actual postcode is BN2 5RQ, but this will send you to a gate which has been closed to traffic since the 1960s.

    Alternatively, below are some old-fashioned instructions. If you get stuck, just give us a ring on 01273 667500.


    Driving from the North
    Travel south on the M23 and then the A23.

    On the outskirts of Brighton follow signs for Lewes A27.

    Leave the A27 at the third junction (exit is signposted Falmer, University of Brighton and University of Sussex).

    Follow signs for Woodingdean (two miles) and at Woodingdean traffic lights turn right.

    After another mile, you will reach the racecourse traffic lights. Turn left down Wilson Avenue towards the sea.

    After half a mile, you will reach the fire station traffic lights at the bottom of the road. Turn left and just over the summit of the hill you will see the school in front of you.

    Turn left into Roedean Way and follow the road to the end to reach the school gate.


    Driving from the West
    Travel east on the A27 towards Lewes.

    Ignore the Brighton and Hove junctions and take the one signposted Falmer, University of Brighton and University of Sussex.

    Follow signs for Woodingdean (two miles) and at Woodingdean traffic lights turn right.

    After another mile, you will reach the racecourse traffic lights. Turn left down Wilson Avenue towards the sea.

    After half a mile, you will be at the fire station traffic lights at the bottom of the road. Turn left and just over the summit of the hill you will see the school in front of you.

    Turn left into Roedean Way and follow the road to the end to reach the school gate.


    Driving from the East
    Travel west on the A27 towards Brighton.

    Before reaching the city, leave the A27 at the junction signposted Falmer, University of Brighton and University of Sussex.

    Follow signs for Woodingdean (two miles) and at Woodingdean traffic lights turn right.

    After another mile, you will reach the racecourse traffic lights. Turn left down Wilson Avenue towards the sea.

    After half a mile, you will reach the fire station traffic lights at the bottom of the road. Turn left and just over the summit of the hill you will see the school in front of you.

    Turn left into Roedean Way and follow the road to the end to reach the school gate.