Preston Manor, Preston Drove, Brighton BN1 6SD

Photograph of the pond in the walled garden in the grounds of Preston Manor

In the City

By foot

Preston Manor is situated 2 miles north of Brighton city centre and is a 30-40 minute walk.

From Preston Park Railway Station
Preston Park station is one stop from Brighton mainline Station and Preston Manor is just a 10 minute walk.

From Pool Valley Coach Station
Preston Manor is a 30-40 minute walk.
National Express coaches arrive here from London and major London airports.

By bus

Buses 5, 5A, 17, 40, 40X and 273 from Brighton city centre stop near Preston Manor.


Brighton and the surrounding areas are perfect for cycling. Cycling in Brighton & Hove is quick, easy and enjoyable and the city is now part of the National Cycle Network. The nearest bike racks are located in adjacent Preston Park.


Free parking is available onsite for visitors to Preston Manor. Enter the drive from the entrance on Preston Drove.

Coach parking

Coaches bringing visitors to Preston Manor can park onsite.
For more information on bringing a group to Preston Manor visit our dedicated area for Travel trade and groups.

Getting to the City

By road

London to Brighton is 60 miles/96 kilometres and takes around 1½ hours.
It takes just 45 minutes to get to Brighton from the M25, the London orbital motorway, travelling south along the M23 and A23.

By rail

London to Brighton by train takes less than an hour.
Regular services depart from London Bridge and London Victoria. Other services travel into the city along the coast from the east and west.

By sea

Brighton is just 30 minutes by road or rail from Newhaven Harbour where ferries arrive from Dieppe, France. Other major ports – Dover, Folkestone, Portsmouth – are up to two hours away by motorway.

By air

Brighton is just 30 minutes, by road or rail, from London Gatwick airport. There are regular coach and rail links from Gatwick to Brighton.

For more information about getting to Brighton & Hove and how to travel in the city visit the travel pages on VisitBrighton