Canterbury Anifest is being held in Augustine House at Canterbury Christ Church University. Augustine House is situated close to Canterbury city centre, next to Canterbury East railway station and opposite the bus station, making it easily accessible on foot and by public transport.
Canterbury Christ Church University
Kent, CT1 2YA
From Canterbury West Station (for London connections via the High Speed Rail Link)
Upon leaving the station, turn right onto station road west. Walk a couple hundred metres and turn left at the T Junction with St Dunstans Street. Head forward towards the Canterbury Westgate where you will arrive at the North end of the High Street. Pass straight on through the High Street and turn right at Rose Lane, part of the Whitefriars Shopping Arcade. Then take the 2nd right onto Watling Street, passng the Dane John Gardens on your right and the Bus station on your left. At the roundabout, turn right onto Rhodaus Town road (A28) and Augustine House will be visible from there as a large modern cubic glass building.
From Canterbury East Station (for those arriving from Medway and the Northern Kent Coast)
Upon leaving the station turn right onto Station Road East (do not cross the pedestrian footbridge) The road will follow round to Rhodaus Town road (A28) and Augustine House is on the right a few minutes walk away past the Peugeot Car Sales.
Canterbury is a very well connected town and whichever side you enter from, you will be directed by road signs to one of the many Park and Ride scheme car parks. On arriving at the Bus station, with the Dane John Gardens to your right, walk towards the roundabout and turn right onto Rhodaus Town road (A28). Augustine House is on the opposite side of the road.
If you are travelling from a London direction (M2/A2): Leave A2 at the first Canterbury exit. Go straight on at the roundabout along the dual carriageway. At the next roundabout follow the ring-road around to the right.
Go straight on to the ring-road anti-clockwise, keeping to the outside lane, prepare to turn right at the third roundabout into New Dover Road. Follow this road, at the roundabout take the first exit onto Upper Bridge Street. Continue on this road, until you approach another roundabout. Go through this roundabout and Augustine House will be along the road on your left.
Parking and Local Area Map
You can view a map of Canterbury Christ Church University and the surrounding area, which includes Car Park locations here. Augustine House is located at the lower left corner of the map.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THERE IS NO PARKING AVAILABLE AT AUGUSTINE HOUSE.
Thereare plenty of car parks and park and ride spots that use the citys fantastic park and ride scheme.
This is a map of Augustine House outlining where different sections of Anifest will be taking place.
Click to view a larger map
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