Travelling to Meare Court (Taunton, Somerset)
Taunton is conveniently located an hour from Bristol Airport and within 3.5 hours of London Heathrow by train. It is also easily accessible by train and has good road links via the M4 and M5 motorways from London.
The nearest airport is Bristol International Airport, approximately 35 miles from Taunton. From Bristol airport you can take the Airport Flyer coach to Bristol Temple Meads Station and from there, catch a train to Taunton. Journey time to Taunton varies between 30 mins to just over an hour, depending if you get a fast or slow train. A taxi from Bristol Airport to Meare Court near Taunton should cost £60-£70, depending on traffic conditions
Participants can also fly into London Heathrow Airport and from there, take the Heathrow Express train to London Paddington Station (15 minutes). From London Paddington, trains run regularly to Taunton and take about 2.5 hours. Check The Trainline website for times and fares. Meare Court is only about 10 minutes by cab from Taunton station and cabs should be available outside the station.
From London Paddington, trains run regularly to Taunton and take about 2.5 hours. Check The Trainline website for times and fares. Meare Court is only about 10 minutes by cab from Taunton station and cabs should be available outside the station.
National Express coaches are available to Taunton from both Heathrow and Gatwick airports, but these take 3.5 and 5.5 hours respectively - please factor this into your travel time when planning your journey. Check the National Express website for times and prices.
From the M5 junction 25, take the A358 east to Ilminster/Yeovil. Straight on at Thornfalcon garage and traffic lights. Take the next turning left to Hatch Beauchamp. Turn next left to Meare Green. After approx half a mile, turn right to Meare Court Farm at a grass triangle and follow the signs to Meare Court Farm & then Somerset Spa. Look for signs to The Old Mill, The Granary and Meare Court.