6th International Symposium
on Soil Organic Matter

Healthy soils for sustainable agriculture: the role of SOM
3–7 September 2017 • Rothamsted Research • Harpenden (United Kingdom)

6th International Symposium
on Soil Organic Matter

Healthy soils for sustainable agriculture: the role of SOM
3–7 September 2017 • Rothamsted Research • Harpenden (United Kingdom)

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Getting here

Find your travel options after arrival to the UK (South East).

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Serviced by excellent transport links, Rothamsted is just 10 minutes from London Luton International Airport and 25 minutes from London St Pancras International train station.

Plan your travel and find suitable connections for public transport here:

Harpenden is about 7 miles north of the M25 London Orbital Motorway and close to Junctions 9/10 of the M1. From Junction 9 follow the signage to Redbourn, then Harpenden. From Junction 10, take the A1081 to Harpenden. 

Free car parking is available for the conference delegates just behind the Rothamsted Conference Centre (details see map).

Harpenden has frequent trains from central London (St Pancras International). The journey time is about 30 minutes and the station is a ten minute walk away from Rothamsted.

The closest international airports are Luton, Heathrow and Stansted:
• From Luton, take the coach to Luton Airport Parkway train station and take the rail line direct to Harpenden.
• From Heathrow take a Piccadilly line underground train towards Cockfosters to St Pancras International and take the rail line direct to Harpenden.
• From Stansted, travel by train into London and then onto St Pancras International. Alternatively, take the coach from Stansted to Luton Airport, take the bus to Luton Airport Parkway train station, then take the train to Harpenden.

For the travel between Saint Albans and Rothamsted Research please take the train line „Thameslink” from station “St. Albans City” with direction “Bedford” until “Harpenden”. This train runs every 10 minutes. From there it is a 15 minute walk to the venue.

Alternatively, you can take the bus line “Sapphire 321” starting at station “St. Peter’s Street (Stop 10)” with direction “Luton” until station “St. Albans Road”. From this station it is also a 15 minute walk to the venue.

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