How to Find Us

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Satellite Navigation

If you are intending to use a Sat Nav please enter the school postcode: GL8 8QG.
Please follow brown tourist signs for the Westonbirt Arboretum from all directions.
The main school entrance is a couple of hundred metres east of the Arboretum entrance.

From the M5 heading south from Birmingham
From Birmingham you have two choices of route from the M5, either leave at J11a and pass through Cirencester or leave at J13 and pass through Stroud.

Exit at Junction 13
• Turn right onto the A419 towards Stroud.
• Take the A46 towards Bath.
• Go though Nailsworth.
• After the crossroads take the next left, signed Westonbirt (Bowldown road).
• Continue on this road and at the crossroads, turn right on to the A433.
• The main school entrance is on the left just after the Hare and Hounds Hotel.

Exit at Junction 11a
• Take the A417 to Cirencester.
• Take the A433 to Tetbury.
• In Tetbury, turn left onto the A433 Bath road.
• After about three miles, pass the Hare and Hounds Hotel on your right.
• The main school entrance is on the left.

From the M4 heading east from Bristol
• Exit Motorway at Junction 18.
• Take the A46 north towards Stroud.
• Turn right onto the A433 signed Cirencester.
• Continue on this road for approximately three miles.
• The main school entrance is on your right after the Westonbirt Arboretum entrance.

From the M4 heading west from London
From London you have several choices of route from the M4, outlined below are two options.

Exit Motorway at Junction 17

• Take the A429 towards Malmesbury and Cirencester.
• Bypass Malmesbury and turn left onto the B4014 after the second roundabout.
• In Tetbury, turn left onto the A433 Bath road.
• After about three miles, pass the Hare and Hounds Hotel on your right.
• The main school entrance is on the left.

Exit Motorway at Junction 18.

• Take the A46 north towards Stroud.
• Turn right onto the A433 signed Cirencester.
• Continue on this road for approximately three miles.
• The main school entrance is on your right after the Westonbirt Arboretum entrance.

Our nearest British Rail station is Kemble approximately 10 miles away, between Tetbury and Cirencester. It is served by mainline services from London Paddington and Cheltenham and by connecting services from Bath, Bristol and Swindon.

For details of train timetables you can call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 if you are in the UK, or go to www.nationalrail.co.uk. There are good local taxi services, we would recommend that you make arrangements in advance for a taxi to meet you at the station, please feel free to call us for details. There are no buses from the station.

Westonbirt school is within easy reach of London Heathrow, approx. 1½ hours, and Bristol Airport, approx. 45 minutes by car. Private helicopters may land in the school grounds, by prior arrangement with the school.