Weekend course information:
If you are attending a weekend course and can no longer attend or are having difficulty finding the venue, please telephone the teaching kitchen on 0161 925 2031. Please note this number is not for general enquiries which can be made during office hours on 0161 925 2000.
The school is based at Parkdale, on Dunham Road in Altrincham (A56) on the southerly outskirts of the town).
If approaching from the south, leave the M56 at junction 7 and at the roundabout take the third exit signed A56 Altrincham.
approaching from the north, take the M60 ring road round Manchester,
then join the M56 following the signs towards Manchester airport. Leave
the M56 at Junction 7 and at the roundabout take the third exit signed
A tram service (Metrolink)
runs from Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria stations direct to
Altrincham Interchange. If you are arriving at Deansgate station you can
catch the metro at the Deansgate-Castlefield stop across the road via
the connecting foot bridge.
If you are traveling to Altrincham
from the south you can change at Stockport if you wish and travel direct
to Altrincham via the Chester train. Note that there is only one train
per hour from Stockport to Altrincham. Alternatively you can continue to
Manchester Piccadilly to catch the Metrolink. Trams from Manchester
depart to Altrincham approximately every 10 minutes.
has an open bike shed which can be used by students to store their
bicycle for the duration of the course. Note that bicycles are not
permitted on the Metrolink.
We are not on a direct bus
route so the quickest way to get here from Altrincham
town centre is to walk or get a taxi from there. The closest bus stop is the junction at Park Road/Dunham Road (10 minutes walk to us) which is serviced by the buses 5, 35 and 289.
taxi rank is situated outside Altrincham on the main road and the fare
to the Vegetarian Society is around £3.50. Their telephone number is
0161 941 2222.
We are about 15 minute drive from Manchester
International Airport. A taxi rank and a regular bus service (The number 18)
operates from the airport to Altrincham Interchange.