Leigh Folk Festival | Getting Here
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Getting Here

By Train

The C2C line train from London Fenchurch Street is the nearest train service, with Leigh-on-Sea Train Station being the nearest stop to all festival events. Alternatively, if on the Greater Anglian line from Liverpool Street, once in central Southend you can take an onward bus or take the short 5 minute walk to Southend Central station London bound to Leigh using C2C.

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By Bus

Rayleigh – take the number 1 from opposite Rayleigh Train Station, and it brings you directly to Leigh Broadway.
Central Southend – From Southend Travel Centre, take the number 26 to Leigh Broadway.

By Car

Saturday

From the M25 (Junctions 29 or 30) follow the A127 or A13 respectively. Note the average speed enforcement cameras on the A127 from the Basildon area to the Rayleigh Weir junction, from where you should follow signs to Hadleigh (via the A129). Approaching on the A13, after the Pitsea flyover keep to the left hand lane on approach to the Sadler’s Farm interchange and follow signs to South Benfleet A13, then continue to Hadleigh. Leigh-on-Sea is best approached via the A13 through Hadleigh to the Southend-on-Sea boundary then continuing until the first main set of traffic lights is reached (Thames Drive). Turn right here, then proceed to the next set of lights, turning left into Marine Parade. Carry on for about a mile until you reach the town centre (Rectory Grove). Turn right at the ‘T’ junction into Elm Road (by Poco Gelato) then right again into Broadway West by the parish church. The main entrance to the Library Gardens is then on your left next to Leigh Library. Satnav destination is SS9 2DA.

Sunday

From the M25 (Junctions 29 or 30) follow the A127 or A13 respectively. Note the average speed enforcement cameras on the A127 from the Basildon area to the Rayleigh Weir junction, from where you should follow signs to Hadleigh (via the A129). Approaching on the A13, after the Pitsea flyover keep to the left hand lane on approach to the Sadler’s Farm interchange and follow signs to South Benfleet A13, then continue to Hadleigh. Leigh-on-Sea is best approached via the A13 through Hadleigh to the Southend-on-Sea boundary then continuing until the first main set of traffic lights is reached (Thames Drive). Turn right here, then carry on to the next set of lights, continuing straight over down Belton Way. Turn right at Leigh Station where festival parking is available in the main car park. Satnav destination is SS9 2ET.

Disabled Parking

Details on Leigh Folk Festivals 2017 disabled parking arrangements will be released soon!

Road Closures

The 2017 road closures will be released in late spring 2017