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Directions to Thornbury Castle, BS35 1HH

By road from the M5 south

Leave at Junction 16 taking the A38 north for approximately six miles. At the 3rd set of traffic lights next to the Alveston House Hotel and Berkeley Motors, turn left taking the B4061 into Thornbury. Follow the B4061 down the hill, over the mini roundabout and through Thornbury High Street. Bear left by the National Westminster Bank onto Castle Street – there is a monumental water pump in the middle of the road. At the bottom of Castle Street you will see the entrance gates for Thornbury Castle on the left-hand side of St Mary’s Church.

By road from London (and Heathrow) via the M4

Leave at Junction 20 taking the M5 south on slip road (keep left) – Thornbury will be seen on the signpost. Take the A38 north for approximately six miles. At the 3rd set of traffic lights next to the Alveston House Hotel and Berkeley Motors, turn left taking the B4061 into Thornbury. Follow the B4061 down the hill, over the mini roundabout and through Thornbury High Street. Bear left by the National Westminster Bank onto Castle Street – there is a monumental water pump in the middle of the road. At the bottom of Castle Street you will see the entrance gates for Thornbury Castle on the left-hand side of St Mary’s Church.

By road from Wales via the M48

Leave at Junction 1 following the signs for Thornbury for approximately six miles until you see The Ship Hotel in front of you. Turn left onto the B4061 into Thornbury. Follow the B4061 down the hill, over the mini roundabout and through Thornbury High Street. Bear left by the National Westminster Bank onto Castle Street – there is a monumental water pump in the middle of the road. At the bottom of Castle Street you will see the entrance gates for Thornbury Castle on the left-hand side of St Mary’s Church.

By road from the M5 north

Leave at Junction 14 taking the A38 south for approximately two miles. Turn right onto the B4061 into Thornbury.  Continue on the B4061 and turn right after the Anchor Inn into Whitfield Road. This leads into Park Road and then just past St Mary’s Church you will find the entrance gates to Thornbury Castle on the right.

By train

From London Paddington to Bristol Parkway – a journey of approximately 1 hour 20 minutes. There are taxis outside the station and the journey to Thornbury Castle will take approximately 20 minutes.

By air

Driving times from airport

From London Gatwick: 2 hours 30 minutes (approximately)
From London Heathrow: 1 hour 30 minutes (approximately)