Directions to Upper Ruxley Cattery


From London / Sidcup / Footscray

  1. From Ruxley Roundabout (A223 & A211) travel towards Swanley along the B2173 Maidstone Road.  (The B2173 runs parallel with the A20).  You will pass the BMW garage and Ruxley Manor Garden Centre on your right and Honeydale Farm on your left.  Further on you will also pass Ruxley Car Wash & Tyres on your right.  Just passed Hillside Nursery on your left there is a bus stop bay. At the beginning of the bus bay is a small lane (unmade single track lane) to Stonehill Woods Park. At the beginning of the lane are boards displaying Goodview Kennels and Timbertops Equestrian Centre below which is a smaller white sign with a blue circle and yellow arrow for Upper Ruxley Cattery and Cottage. (If you get to the traffic lights at the Premier Inn/The Bull Beefeater Grill and Kings Garage you have passed the turning and need to back track.)
  2. Turn left into this lane and continue along it for about ¼ of a mile and you will find us on the right.  Follow our signs.  You will go passed a turning on your right to Goodview/Timbertops.

From Swanley

  1. From Swanley take the B2173 towards Sidcup and Footscray passed Premier Inn/The Bull Beefeater Grill on your right at Birchwood traffic lights.  Go passed the slip road for the A20 on your left.  After the brow of the hill  there is a bus stop bay on your right. At the end of the bus bay on your right is a small lane (unmade single track lane) also to Stonehill Woods Park. At the beginning of the lane are boards displaying Goodview Kennels and Timbertops Equestrian Centre below which is our smaller white sign with blue circle and yellow arrow for Upper Ruxley Cattery and Cottage. (If you get to Ruxley Car Wash & Tyres on your left you have passed the turning and need to back track.)
  2. Turn right into this lane and continue along it for about ¼ of a mile and you will find us on the right.  Follow our sign.  You will go passed a turning on your right to Goodview/Timbertops.

Public Transport

  1. Nearest train station: Swanley or Sidcup.  Then bus or cab.
  2. Bus route 233 stops at the end of the lane.  Ask for Hillside Nursery bus stop. Turn left off the bus, walk a few paces to the end of the bus bay and then turn right into the single track unmade lane. Continue along the lane for about ¼ of a mile and you will find the cattery on the right.