Directions

Directions

We normally assume you will be coming by car and here are some directions in case it helps (If you use Sat Nav the postcode is BA22 7EF – which should bring you close):

Travelling west (from London) on A303

  • Past Wincanton – stay on A303 – after approx 4 miles turn left (sharp exit) signed Blackford & Charlton Horethorne.

  • After just 50 yards take left signed Blackford & Charlton Horethorne through tree lined cutting (Blackford Hollow).

  • At bottom of hollow take immediate right up a No Through Road.

  • Kingfisher Cottage approx 50 yards – 2nd on left.

Travelling east (from Exeter) on A303

  • Past Sparkford – stay on A303  – after approx 4 miles turn left signed Blackford & Holton.

  • After just 50 yards take right under the A303 and then right again signed Blackford

  • After approx 1 mile give way to traffic from A303 then take left signed Blackford & Charlton Horethorne through tree lined cutting (Blackford Hollow).

  • At bottom of hollow take immediate right up a No Through Road.

  • Kingfisher Cottage approx 50 yards – 2nd on left.

Travelling north (from Sherborne)

  • Up Bristol Rd (towards Wincanton) Via Charlton Horethorne

  • Centre of Charlton Horethorne turn left at Kings Arms signed Blackford

  • 2 miles… centre of Blackford…. Crossroads.. church & tel box on right…stay on same road… another 50yds turn left up a no through road

  • Kingfisher Cottage approx 50 yards – 2nd on left.

Travelling South (e.g. via Bristol) on M5

SatNav may suggest travelling via Bristol & the A37. However we would suggest staying on the M5 & avoid travelling through or round Bristol unless it is quiet.

  • Exit at Jt23 (signed Bridgwater) take A39 towards Street/Glastonbury
  • Follow signs & turn for Somerton & Yeovil picking up the B3151 and then A372 to join the A303 at Podimore roundabout
  • Take A303 direction London
  • Past Sparkford – stay on A303  – after approx 4 miles turn left signed Blackford & Holton.
  • After just 50 yards take right under the A303 and then right again signed Blackford
  • After approx 1 mile give way to traffic from A303 then take left signed Blackford & Charlton Horethorne through tree lined cutting (Blackford Hollow).
  • At bottom of hollow take immediate right up a No Through Road.
  • Kingfisher Cottage approx 50 yards – 2nd on left.

    Travelling South (from Bristol) on A37
  • Take A37 past Shepton Mallet
  • Just south of Shepton Mallet take A371 signed Castle Cary
  • At Castle Cary stay on A371  - direction Wincanton
  • Near Wincanton stay on A371 and at roundabout take exit for A357 signed Templecombe which will immediately take you under the A303
  • After just 100m take right at Anchor Hill Shell garage – signed Holton
  • You will be travelling west on the old A303
  • One mile ..through Holton
  • Two miles … on same road
  • Stop at junction where traffic leaves A303
  • Keep left & follow signs for Blackford 
  • After just 50 yards take left signed Blackford & Charlton Horethorne through tree lined cutting (Blackford Hollow).
  • At bottom of hollow take immediate right up a No Through Road.
  • Kingfisher Cottage approx 50 yards – 2nd on left.

Nearer the time perhaps you would also confirm your expected arrival time (not before 2pm please!).

Wishing you a good journey! Do let us know if there is anything we can help with in advance.

LOCAL AREA

Towns in the area include: Bournemouth, Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Weymouth, Portland, Studland, Lyme Regis, Lyme Bay, Lulworth Cove near smaller towns and villages include: Templecombe, Charlton Horethorne, Maperton, Holton, Sparkford, North Cadbury, South Cadbury, Compton Pauncefoot, Woolston, Yarlington, Yeovil, Wincanton, Castle Cary, Sherborne (Dorset), Mere (Wiltshire)

Kingfisher Cottage is a detached house in the style of a converted barn (barn conversion), holiday let, letting, farm, farmhouse, apartment, rent, premier rural holiday, vacation rental, walk, walking, dog, short break, self catering, selfcatering, Short breaks & weekends available

Our local area is known as the Camelot are of Wessex and in the area you will also find Olympics sailing (Weymouth), Hauser & Wirth (Bruton), Montacute, Glastonbury, Stonehenge, Stourhead, Longleat, Barrington House, Gardens, CenterParcs, (Centreparcs, centerparks, centreparks, centre parcs), the jurassic coast, explore Thomas Hardy country of Wessex, Clarks Village, Shepton Mallet, Bath & West Showground  and much more.
 

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