How to reach Ransom’s Pavilion and the Triangle Garden:
By rail: nearest station is Hitchin (on a direct line from London Kings Cross, Cambridge and Peterborough). The station is less than five minutes walk from Ransom’s Pavilion and the Triangle Garden. Exit the station, cross Walsworth Road and turn right following the pavement around to the left into Nightingale Road. Walk down past the Nightingale pub and cross over opposite the Audi garage. Enter Ransom’s Rec through the park gates and walk along an avenue until you see a low grey-roofed building on your left – this is Ransom’s Pavilion. Workshops take place in the far wing. Across the Rec from the Pavilion is the Triangle Garden – its willow entrance-arch should be clearly visible.
By bus: The following buses stop at Hitchin Station or nearby: 23, 54, 80, 82, 88, 92, 94, 97, 97A, 99, 700 and 870. Once alighted, follow the map above. It is less than five minutes walk to Ransom’s pavilion and the Triangle Garden.
By car: From the A1M: get off at Junction 8 and follow signs for Hitchin. At the first roundabout take fourth exit leaving the Three Moorhens pub on your left. Go down Hitchin Hill and at the bottom fork right at the mini-roundabout past Carpet Right. At traffic lights next to Windmill Hill, carry straight on. At next roundabout turn left into Verulam Road. At next roundabout turn right into Nightingale Road. Turn left immediately after Esso garage into small amenity carpark (free for 3 hrs max weekdays, no restrictions on weekends).
From the M1: get off at junction 10A and follow signs for Luton Airport initially and then Hitchin on the A505 Luton ring road. Eight roundabouts later and you should be heading out of Luton towards Hitchin on the A505. Once into Hitchin it’s straight on at the mini-roundabout and then left at the big roundabout next to Hitchin Library. Straight on at the first lights and then right at the next roundabout into Fishponds Road (keep the green and swim centre on your right). Straight on at the next three roundabouts and you’re in Nightingale Road. Turn left after Esso garage into amenity carpark (free for 3 hrs max weekdays, no restrictions on weekends).