Getting to Amalgam is nice and easy, it was one of the things high on our priority list when choosing a site!
The following information should help you find your way to Amalgam, but if you do have any questions drop us an email at email@example.com.
PACCAR Scout Camp
Chalfont St Peter
PACCAR Scout Camp is easy to find following Google maps directions! The postcode to enter is: SL9 0QJ
The site is directly off Denham Lane and PACCAR have excellent signs at the entrance, which are lit at night.
On arrival you will be directed to the parking area. There is a large car park as well as additional overflow parking. If needed you can temporarily park at the entrance to the camping area in our 'drop off area' whilst you unpack your vehicle. There are also trolleys to make use of too to make transporting your kit light work!
If possible we advise car sharing to lessen our environmental impact - when bookings open you will be able to see if there is anyone near to you with seats to spare.
We will be running free regular shuttle buses between Gerrards Cross train station and site. The journey takes just six minutes! There's no need to book onto a shuttle bus, they will be running continuously on the Friday evening so just hop on the next one that arrives. On Sunday there will be free return shuttles operating in the same manner.
Gerrards Cross is on the Chiltern Mainline, with services to/ from Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Oxford, Birmingham and London Marylebone.
Trains run roughly every 20 to 30 minutes to/from London.
Please note Gerrards Cross is not in the London fare zones, so you will need to buy a normal train ticket if traveling from London Marylebone. Advanced tickets for your full journey, including to Gerrards Cross, should be available online.
If you are planning on arriving very late into the evening we advise you to inform our logistics team via email in advance of the weekend to arrange a lift: firstname.lastname@example.org
For cheaper tickets we advise that you book in advance, consider split tickets and look into Scouting/Guiding member discounts.
Wish to avoid London?
If you are traveling from the Midlands or the North we recomend you change at either Birmingham or Oxford. Please note that not all trains stop at Gerrard Cross so you may also need to change at High Wycombe.
If you are trading from the South check out our minibus services from Orpington, Redhill and Southampton.
The nearest coach stops to Paccar are in London, with coaches to all over the UK and some international desitinations departing from London Victoria Coach station.
Once you have arrived in London travel to Marylebone station and take the train to Gerrards Cross from where there will be regular shuttle buses. For help getting to Marylebone please click here
Being near London there are pleanty of airports to choose from!
Landing at Gatwick airport: check out out bus running from Redhill (for Gatwick airport), its just a short train ride to Redhill and the minibus will take you from there. Head to https://amalgamtravel.ssago.org/ to find out more.
Landing at Heathrow airport: Please email email@example.com with details of your flight times and we will look to provide a shuttle service for you. Please note there may be a small cost for this and it will only operate if there is sufficient interest. Shuttles will be limited so you may be asked to wait at the airport.
Landing at any other airport: Once your feet are back on the ground, you'll want to catch a train to Gerrards Cross train station and then follow the directions for arriving by train!
If you have any questions regarding getting to Amalgam, email Ed at firstname.lastname@example.org