I start basic in just over a weeks time at ATR Pirbright. I have sworn my oath and been given my travel warrant etc. As I am travelling from "up north" the train journey is around 6 hours with 5 changes. I have therefore decided to go down on the Sunday before and stay in a cheap hotel. My CS said that there is no problem with doing this, but my question is, should I go to the train station at Brookwood to meet the army staff, or should I arrive at the main gates to the camp? I know it probably seems like a bone question, but I am not sure of the procedures to enter an army base. If I explain who I am and show I.D to the guards do you think that would be acceptable? Any help would be appreciated.