Directions to Cossington Park

How to get here

Cossington Park is located in the village of Cossington in Somerset, between Glastonbury and Bridgwater and on the edge of the Polden Hills and the Somerset Levels. We are only three miles (five kms) from the M5, Junction 23.

From Heathrow, London and the South-east and East, the easiest route is to head west along the M4 towards Bristol and Wales. Just after Bristol, the M4 intersects with the M5. Turn south on the M5. After 36 miles (58 kms) you reach Junction 23.

From Wales and most areas in the Midlands and the North, head southwards down the M5 to Junction 23. At Junction 23 on the M5, turn off the motorway and head east, in the direction signposted to Glastonbury. Drive about one mile (1.5 kms) up and over Knowle Hill, then turn left at the ‘T’- junction onto the A39, still heading towards Glastonbury. At the top of a long hill, there is a junction (to Woolavington) and a petrol station. Go straight on here, but look out for the next left turn, which has a small signpost to Cossington. Turn left.

Go about half a mile (I guess you know the conversion rate to kilometres now!) down into the village and follow the main road round a right hand bend. Cossington Park is less than 100 yards/metres from here on the right hand side, so look carefully. Immediately past the bend on your right is Cossington School, followed by the entrance to Great Tree Farm (named after the former tree which stood opposite, where traitors were hanged after the nearby Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685). Then look out for the bus shelter (on the right).

Immediately beyond the bus shelter is an entrance with large red gates – enter here and park (or you can park on the left hand side of the main road near the bus shelter for a short time). There is a single red gate in a high stone wall to the right of the bus shelter with a sign showing Cossington Park. Enter through this red gate.

An alternative route from London is via the M3. About 60 miles (96 kms) from London, take a left fork off the M3 onto the A303. Follow this (looking out for Stonehenge on the way) until a large roundabout where the A303 intersects with the A37. Take the A372 for only a few hundred yards/metres, then turn right on the B3151. Follow this past Somerton towards Street. Several miles before Street you pass through the village of Compton Dundon, after which you drive up a steep hill and, at the very top of the hill, turn left. Follow this road over Walton Hill, admiring the view on both sides (Glastonbury Tor is to your right), and down into Walton. Turn left on the A39, heading towards Bridgwater. After 5 or 6 miles (8 to 10 kms), turn right, signposted towards Cossington. Then follow the directions above.

Please remember that during holiday periods the roads to the South-west can be extremely busy. Driving from London on a good run can be done in about two-and-a-half to three hours – but it has been known to take seven! Leave plenty of time so you arrive in good spirits.

If you are coming by train, head for Bridgwater or Taunton stations.

We wish you a safe and trouble free journey and look forward to meeting you.


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