Where We Are

The Alkham Valley Community Project, Minnismoor Stables
Mount Ararat,
Abbey Road,
CT15 7DJ


From Folkestone

Find your way to Caple le Ferne by traveling to the top of Dover Hill A20. 

  • Follow the A20, once you pass the Battle of Britain Memorial turn 1st left onto Caple Street.
  • Follow Caple Street through the village, over the motorway flyover and out into the countryside.
  • Do not turn from this road, you will reach a crossroads, go straight over the crossroad onto Abbey Road
  • Once on Abbey Road Minnismoor  / Alkham Valley Community Project is the 2nd farm on the left hand side.
  • Look out for the ‘Please Slow Down Disabled Riding Centre Ahead ‘sign.

From Ashford and Folkestone

  • M20 traveling east from Ashford towards Dover. Stay on the M20 which cuts through tunnels outside Folkestone.
  • As you travel out of the tunnel immediately take the slip road.
  • The slip road curls round to a roundabout where you turn 1st left. This takes you back over the motorway.
  • Immediately over the motorway bridge, turn first left.
  • At the first roundabout, turn along the Alkham Valley Road. (2nd exit)
  • Continue for a couple of miles until you reach the village of Alkham. The village is well signposted. In the village there is a pub on the left called the Marquis.
  • Turn right just past the pub onto Hogbrook Hill Lane.
  • Drive to the top of the hill, continue along on the flat and turn left at the cross road onto Abbey Road.
  • The stables is the 2nd farm on the left signposted Minnismoor Stables /Alkham Valley Community Project.
  • Look out for the ‘Please Slow Down Disabled Riding Centre Ahead ‘ sign.

From Canterbury

  • A2 towards Dover
  • At Whitfield Roundabout, take the fourth exit A256 for 0.9 miles.
  • Travel down the hill to the roundabout
  • At the roundabout, take the second exit onto London Road for 0.2 miles
  • First left turn onto The Alkham Valley Road for 0.1 miles
  • First left turn onto Lower Road for 0.2 miles
  • Take the first right onto Minnis Lane, drive to the top hill for 0.3 miles until you reach a T junction.
  • Turn right for 0.8 miles
  • Once out in open countryside, Minnismoor Stables / Alkham Valley Community Project  is on the right hand side beyond the house with the large polytunnel.  The stable yard entrance is past the house.