Alloa Directions

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Active & SustainableTravel Directions to our Alloa Office

We are committed to increasing physical activity through everyday walking and cycling. We support and promote active travel not just for its value as healthy modes of travel, but also for the environmental benefit from reduced emissions and congestion associated with less car journeys; and for the benefits of community cohesion and support for local economies that comes from more people walking and cycling for short journeys.

Office 8, Forrester Lodge, Tullibody Road, Alloa FK10 2HU

Forrester Lodge is situated just behind, Inglewood House which is clearly signposted from Tullibody Road. Inglewood house is a large mansion house set well back in parkland, situated approximately 1 mile from Alloa rail station near the town centre. Our office is in Forrester Lodge which is situated 100 yards past the main rear entrance to Inglewood House.

Visitor showering facilities are available. Please ask the member of staff you are visiting for access.Towels and toiletries are not provided.

We encourage all visitors to enjoy the grounds at Inglewood and fit a walk into their day – we have three maps available detailing short, ten minute routes.

Click here for Forrester Lodge location map.

On foot from Alloa railway station

Distance – approximately 1 mile (1.6 km).
Time – approximately 20 minutes at moderate pace.
Terrain – mainly flat with very slight incline at times.
Total ascent – 82 feet (25 m).
Surface – sealed tarmac pavements/roads on entire route.
Lighting – on entire route.
Off-road path option – no.
Features of interest –Alloa Town Hall.

Turn right up the A907 ring road and continue to the roundabout at Alloa Town Hall. Proceed along the B9096 Mar Place leading onto Tullibody Road. Continue on this road approximately half a mile – Inglewood is clearly signposted on the right.

From the main bus stance in Shillinghill, turn right up Drysdale Street and continue to the roundabout at Alloa Town Hall.

Route maps/directions
Streetmap
Google maps
Journeys. A Greener Way from A to B– free app (compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch).


By bicycle

For the cycling route from Alloa railway station please refer to the walking route above.  Alloa is on the National Cycle Network On-Road route, full details of which can be found on Sustrans’ website at the link below. There is a designated cycle parking rack at Inglewood House where you can secure your cycle. This is located near the disabled access ramp to the rear of the main building. Please ensure you do not encroach on the ramp area.

Route maps/directions
CycleStreets  
National Cycle Network
Google maps
Journeys. A Greener Way from A to B– free app (compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch).

By public transport

(nearest bus station is situated in Stirling approximately 8 miles away)
For a personalised journey plan by public transport go to Traveline Scotland, helpline 0871 200 22 33, open 24 hours a day.

Train


The railway station in Alloa is situated in the centre of town at Station Road.
There are trains approximately every hour from Stirling Rail Station and the journey takes about 15 minutes.
For information on train fares and up-to-the-minute details of service changes go to Scotrail or National Rail Enquiry Service, 0845 748 4950, minicom: 0845 605 0600)

Bus


In Stirling the bus station is situated immediately next to the train station. A regular, half hourly service runs to Alloa and takes approximately 20 minutes. Please ensure you board a bus which is coming to Alloa via Tullibody (not the Hillfoots area which will take much longer).The nearest stop is on Tullibody Road close to the entrance to Inglewood House and a 2 minute walk from Forrester Lodge.

There are also services from Dunfermline to Stirling and Falkirk to Alloa, please click on the following link for full timetables: Inglewood - local bus timetables (Customer services 0870 872 7271)

Taxis


A taxi from Stirling will take about 10 minutes.
β€’    Braehead Taxis, Stirling 01786 445544 or 446644
β€’    Buchan Cars, Alloa 01259 213215 or 725213

By car

Car Sharing


If travel by car is unavoidable and you travel regularly to our premises, please consider car sharing to save money and reduce the environmental impact of your commuting. Alternatively, for those attending one-off meetings, we will put you in touch with others travelling to our office at the same time, on request.

Park & Stride


Take the opportunity to park in the car park opposite the rail station (accessed via King Street) and then take the walking route (see above) to Forrester Lodge. This will give you a relaxing and pleasant 20 minute walk.

Alternatively, if travelling south on Tullibody Road, turn right into Gean House and park in the farthest car park. This will give you a very pleasant 10 minute walk to Inglewood House. Simply walk back down to Tullibody road, turn right and continue to the crossing, cross to the far opposite footway beyond the grass verge, turn right and continue for approximately 50m, take the off-road path on your right through the trees. This path passes the duck pond and into the grounds of Inglewood House.

From the North

Journey time approximately 15 minutes from M9/A9 at Dunblane.
β€’    Follow the A9 South to the roundabout with the M9 south of Dunblane
β€’    Follow signs for Bridge of Allan (still on A9) and carry on through the town to next major roundabout
β€’    Follow exit for Alloa on A 907, continue on this road until B9096 Tullibody
β€’    Go through Tullibody and continue into Alloa - Inglewood House is on your left (opposite the bus stop) after a pedestrian crossing with traffic lights. Forrester Lodge is just behind the mansion building.

From the South East (Edinburgh)

Journey time approximately 15 minutes from exiting the M9.
β€’    Exit the M9 at Junction 7 signposted for KincardineBridge&Clackmannanshire Bridge.
β€’    At first roundabout exit second left, onto Clackmannanshire Bridge, following signs for Alloa.
β€’    At next roundabout take first exit.
β€’    At the next roundabout take the second exit to Alloa on the A907.
β€’    Continue straight through the next 5 roundabouts.
β€’    At the roundabout in front of Alloa Town Hall, take the third exit B9096 to Tullibody and travelling for approximately quarter of a mile.
β€’    Inglewood House is signposted on the right. Forrester Lodge is just behind the mansion building.

From the South West (Glasgow)

journey time approximately 15 minutes from M80 motorway:
β€’    Exit the M80 at Junction 9 for Stirling and take the third exit at the roundabout signposted A91 Alloa.
β€’    Continue on this road until you pick up the sign for Alloa on A907, then Tullibody on B9096.
β€’    Go through Tullibody and continue into Alloa - Inglewood House is on your left (opposite the bus stop) after a pedestrian crossing with traffic lights. Forrester Lodge is just behind the mansion building.

Please drive as efficiently as possible. There is ample parking to the front and rear of the main building. For a personalised journey plan by road go to the AA.

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