Yes, Bethnal Green really is closer than you think.
Take the Central Line to Bethnal Green tube station.
Follow the signs for the Museum of Childhood exit. Once at street level, walk through Museum Gardens, and we are directly opposite the exit at 18 Victoria Park Square.
The closest overground train stop is Cambridge Heath.
From Cambridge Health train station, turn right out of the station and walk down Cambridge Heath Road. Turn left into Old Ford Road and take the first right into Victoria Park Square; we are opposite the gardens on the left.
The following buses stop at Bethnal Green: 8 (Victoria to Bow), 106 (Finsbury Park to Whitechapel), 254 (Holloway to Aldgate), 309 (Roman Road to Canning Town), 388 (Blackfriars to Hackney Wick), D3 (Roman Road to Crossharbour) and D6 (Crossharbour to Hackney Downs).
By car or cycle
On site parking is strictly limited. We have five spaces, which are allocated on a first come basis. Street parking is allowed in Victoria Park Square and the nearest ticket machines are on Globe Road and Peel Grove for £3.50 per hour. Cycle racks are available. The closest Boris Bikes are at Pott Street and Bethnal Green Road, a 5 minute walk away.
NB: Victoria Park Square is a one way road from Old Ford Road towards Roman Road.