Welcome to ILP 2011 Local Information Page.
The conference venue, Cumberland Lodge, is 4.2 km west from Egham Railway Station and 6.5 km south from Windsor and Eton Central Railway Station. Please note that there is very limited public bus transportation from Windsor to the venue as Cumberland Lodge is located in Windsor Great Park. From Egham, a taxi rank can be found at Egham Train Station.
Plan Your VisitTo plan your visit to ILP 2011, please click Plan Your Visit.
Windsor Great ParkWindsor Great Park is set in 5,000 acres of the Surrey and Berkshire countryside stretching from Windsor Castle to the north and Ascot to the south. Please find details by clicking Windsor Great Park link.
TaxiIt is often best to book a taxi when you travel from/to Cumberland Lodge. It may be expensive to pick up a "Black Cab" taxi outside the airport. To book your taxi, please click this link. Some Taxi companies provide online bookings.
MapsLocal maps can be found in the Maps page.
Plan Your Visit
ILP 2011 Conference Venue, Cumberland Lodge, is about 50 km west of London and approximately 30 minutes' drive away from Heathrow Airport.
Traveline is a public transport journey planner and car route planner. The address of Cumberland Lodge for this tool is Cumberland Lodge,Windsor Great Park,Windsor,SL4 2HP. Please note that the public bus service (Route 1) between Windsor and Windsor Great Park is very limited.
From Heathrow Airport
To Egham: there are basically 2 options for getting to Egham from Heathrow: Taxi and Bus.
By Taxi: For visitors arriving at Heathrow, it may be expensive to pick up a "Black Cab" taxi outside the airport so pre-book a taxi for a cheaper price. Approximate price for a "Black Cab" taxi from Heathrow to Egham is £45.00, a pre-booked taxi will cost approximately £25.00, depending on the time of day. To book your taxi, please see our Taxi page.
By Bus: Route 71 serves from Heathrow Terminal 5 Bus Station to Egham Town Centre (Approximately 30min)
Bus Stop Map (Local Bus 71)][Route Map].
Route 441 is from Heathrow Central Bus Station (Stand 4) to Egham Town Centre (approximately 60min). Free transfers between terminals are available between Heathrow terminals [Route Map].
After arriving at Egham, there is a taxi waiting area at Egham Train Station. From the bus stop to the station, it takes about 5 min by walk.
Route 71 Bus at Egham Town Centre
To Windsor: There are 3 options for getting to Windsor from Heathrow: Taxi, Train and Bus.
By Taxi: For visitors arriving at Heathrow, it may be expensive to pick up a "Black Cab" taxi outside the airport so pre-book a taxi for a cheaper price. Approximate price for a "Black Cab" taxi from Heathrow to Windsor is £50.00, a pre-booked taxi will cost approximately £20.00, depending on the time of day. To book your taxi, please see our Taxi page.
By Train: Windsor has two railway stations, "Windsor & Eton Central" and "Windsor & Eton Riverside". They are only about half a mile apart and both convenient for central Windsor. Windsor Central is served by a shuttle train from Slough where trains arrive from London Paddington. Windsor Riverside is served by trains from London's Waterloo station.
Since there is no direct train to Windsor from Heathrow Airport, you might need to travel to London Paddington Station using Heathrow Express from where you can catch a train coming back towards Windsor. Alternatively, please get Hayes & Harlington Station by "Heathrow Connect" (not Heathrow Express). You can then get a westbound train to Slough. At Slough change onto the branch line to Windsor Central.
Please use the above journey planner for more details.
From Other Airports
Please use the above journey planner to find your route.
From Windsor to Cumberland Lodge
By Taxi: There is no taxi rank at the stations. The principle taxi rank in Windsor can be found on Thames Street outside the walls of Windsor Castle. [MAP]
From Central London to Windsor
Windsor has two railway stations. "Windsor & Eton Central" is served by a shuttle train from Slough where trains arrive from London Paddington[First Great Western Time Table]. "Windsor & Eton Riverside" is served by trains from London's Waterloo station[South West Train Time Table].
From Central London to Egham
Drive by yourself
If you drive by yourself to Cumberland Lodge, please note that you would need to pass the gates to enter Windsor Great Park. Please drive up close to the gates and they open automatically[Route Map]. There is plenty of free parking space at Cumberland Lodge.
Windsor Great Park
Windsor Great Park is set in 5,000 acres of the Surrey and Berkshire countryside stretching from Windsor Castle to the north and Ascot to the south. Please find details by visiting the following links.
There is a taxi waiting area at Egham station and a taxi office near the traffic lights on Station Road, 250 yards from the station. It is often best to book a taxi in advance to await your arrival at Egham Station or at an airport.
Approximate fares of a pre-booked taxi to Cumberland Lodge: £8 from Egham, £25 from Heathrow, and £65 from Gatwick
- Windsor Visitor Map: town centre map showing shopping areas and things to do.
- Thames Trail Guide: guide to the River Thames, showing location of riverside towns, attractions, locks, etc.