The 2019 International Invasive Weeds Conference will be held on the 26th November at The Slate, University of Warwick, Coventry (near Birmingham), UK.
To find us, use the map below. Beneath the map there is also handy advice for those coming by car, plane, train or bus.
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If you have Sat Nav, enter the postcode CV4 7SH.
This postcode will direct you to Gibbet Hill Road, the main road through Warwick University. Simply follow signs for Lakeside Village. You will soon after see signs for The Slate.
There is plenty of free parking on site. The Conference will be clearly signposted and there will be PCA and Warwick University staff on hand to help.
If you are travelling to the venue from outside of the UK, the full address is:
University of Warwick
If coming by train, Coventry is the most convenient train station. It is served by trains from London Euston, Birmingham (New Street and International) and Leicester. Alternatively, Leamington Spa is relatively close to the venue and is served by trains from Birmingham, Coventry, Oxford, Reading and London Marylebone. You can get a bus to us from close to the station.
If coming from Scotland, the North of England or Wales; most trains will go via Birmingham New Street where you will be able to take a connecting train to Coventry. Trains from Birmingham to Coventry run approx every 15mins and take approx 20mins.
If you are coming from Europe by train, all Eurostar services terminate in London St Pancras station. From here, it is a very short walk along Euston Road (approx 5mins) to London Euston. Alternatively, you can take an Underground train between St Pancras to Euston that will take approx 2mins. Once at London Euston station, simply take a direct train to Coventry. The journey takes approx 57mins.
The closest airport is Birmingham Airport. Most major cities in the UK and Europe will have flights directly to Birmingham Airport. A taxi to the venue from Birmingham airport will take about 20 minutes and cost around £30. Alternatively, you can take a direct train to Coventry from Birmingham International station which is located at the airport.
London Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton airports are all connected to Coventry by National Express coach services. Alternatively, you can take the train to Coventry, with a change in central London. Refer to the information about travelling by train above.
If travelling by coach, there are regular services by National Express coaches to Coventry throughout the UK. You can enquire about the services by visiting the National Express website.
If you are travelling more locally, there are regular buses to the venue from Coventry and Leamington Spa.
From Coventry, the 11 and 12 bus routes both serve the venue. Please note, you will need to have the right money as the bus drivers do not give change. Both buses call at the Coventry Railway Station Bridge SD stop on Warwick Road – a 1min walk from Coventry station.
From Leamington Spa, the U1 and U2 buses serve the venue. Both services stop at Parish Church Stand B – a 7min walk from Leamington Spa station.
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