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Sidcot is in the South West of England only 15 miles from the city of Bristol and within one hour’s travel of Bath. Bristol International Airport is only 9 miles away making travel to Europe easy with airlines such as Air France, easyJet, Flybe, KLM and Ryanair.

On the edge of the village of Winscombe, Sidcot benefits from being situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty whilst being within easy access of the two major cultural centres or Bristol and Bath. The coast at Weston-super-Mare is 8 miles away.

How to get here

From Bristol

Sidcot is situated on the A38, 15 minutes south of Bristol International Airport. Drive past the airport and through the villages of Churchill and Star. Shortly after Star, at the brow of the hill take the left turning signposted Sidcot. The main School Reception entrance is 100m on the right, where there is parking for visitors.

From London

Take the M4 to Bristol then follow the M5 southbound and leave at junction 21, taking the turning for Weston-super-Mare at the roundabout. Continue on the dual carriageway towards Weston-super-Mare. At the 2nd roundabout take the left turn, signposted for Banwell. Continue straight along this road through Locking, Banwell and eventually Winscombe. Once through Winscombe village the road intersects the A38 at a junction with traffic lights. Go straight over this junction into Fountain Lane. At the top of the lane turn left and the main school Reception is the first on the left, where there is parking for visitors.

From the north

Leave the M5 motorway at junction 21 and take the turning for Weston-super-Mare at the roundabout. Continue on the dual carriageway towards Weston-super-Mare, go straight, at the 2nd roundabout take the left turn, signposted for Banwell. Continue straight along this road through Locking, Banwell and eventually Winscombe. Once through Winscombe village the road intersects the A38 at a junction with traffic lights. Go straight over this junction into Fountain Lane. At the top of the lane turn left and the main school reception is the first on the left, where there is parking for visitors.

From the south

Leave the M5 motorway at junction 22 and proceed north on the A38 towards Bristol. Continue through Rooksbridge, Tarnock and Lower Weare until you reach the first junction with traffic lights (Winscombe will be signposted to your left). At the traffic lights, turn right into Fountain Lane. At the top of the lane, turn left and the main School Reception is first turning on the left, where there is parking for visitors.

From Wells

Drive west on the A371 from Wells via Cheddar, as signposted to Weston-super-Mare. At the junction to the A38, turn right and follow signs to Bristol. At the first set of traffic lights, turn right into Fountain Lane. At the top of the lane, turn left and the main School Reception is first turning on the left, where there is parking for visitors.

By rail

Rail links to London are excellent as Sidcot is only 15 miles south of Bristol and Temple Meads Station (30 mins transfer by taxi). The fastest trains from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington take 1 hour and 38 minutes. Our nearest train station is Weston-super-Mare Station which is only 8 miles away or Yatton Station – also 8 miles away (20 mins transfer by bus or taxi). To find train times visit National Rail Enquiries

By air

Bristol International Airport is only 9 miles away making taxi transfer an easy option. See the Bristol International Airport website for more detailed information on flight destinations.

See our location in relation to the rest of the UK.

Places to stay while you visit

The hotels that are within walking distance of the School are:

The Oak House
The Square, Axbridge, BS26 2AP
01934 732444  |  www.theoakhousesomerset.com

This hotel is a 5-minute drive away from the School.

Sidcot Arms Hotel
Bridgwater Road (A38), Sidcot, BS25 1NN
01934 842271  |  premierlodge.com (search under Bristol Airport)

This hotel is a 2-minute drive away from the School and is within walking distance.

Woodborough Inn
Sandford Road, Winscombe, North Somerset, BS25 1HD
01934 844167  |  woodborough-inn.co.uk

This hotel is a 2-minute drive away from the school and is within walking distance.

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