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Chithurst Buddhist Monastery
Chithurst, Petersfield, 
Hampshire, GU31 5EU, 
United Kingdom

By Car:

The monastery is located approximately 70 miles south of the centre of London, off the main road (A3) from London to Portsmouth. Travelling south on the A3, turn left just before Petersfield, onto the A272. Seven miles along the A272, in the village of Trotton, there is a narrow bridge with traffic lights. After the bridge, take the first turn left, down the lane signposted ‘Chithurst’. The monastery entrance is about three-quarters of a mile up the lane, on the left.

For detailed directions how to get here from your starting point click here.

For a more detailed map and how to get from the main house of the monastery to Rocana Vihara and Aloka Cottage:

Public Transport:
Plan your trip door-to-door with Includes trains, buses and a map for the last leg which has to be walked. Enter "Chithurst Buddhist Monastery" (Address/postcode) as destination.

You can plan your train journey with London Waterloo to Petersfield (Portsmouth service): trains every 30 minutes.
Brighton or Worthing to Chichester: frequent service. 

London Victoria Coach Station to Petersfield (National Express. Tel: 0871-7818181)

Petersfield to Midhurst (check it goes via Trotton). Mondays to Saturdays, a few buses per day stop near Chithurst. Ask for the stop after Trotton Church. (Emsworth and District, bus number 92. Tel: 0844 4771623) 

Chichester to Midhurst: Bus number 60 goes between Chichester and Midhurst several times a day. (Stagecoach)

are available at Petersfield Station. Fare to Chithurst is about £15.


From Heathrow take the National Express coach to Woking, then take the train to Petersfield.

From Gatwick take the train to Guildford, then change for the train to Petersfield.

From Stansted take the train to Liverpool Street in London. Then underground to Waterloo, and a train to Petersfield.