Location Map and Directions
The idyllic grounds of this family home extend to 200 acres and whilst they are secluded, the bustling Somerset town of Castle Cary is within 2 miles.
Clanville Manor is in a rural location about a mile from Castle Cary railway station (on the B3153 road). This road runs between the A371 Wincanton to Shepton Mallet road, and the A37 Yeovil to Bristol road.
Public transport is sometimes erratic, taxis are expensive and hard to find. So, it is highly recommended that you have your own car to explore the area fully.
Directions: How to find Clanville Manor
Please use these instructions with a road map (opens in a new window) and you will easily find us!
From M3/A303 (London)
Take the A371 Wincanton turning and follow that, for 6 miles north, to Castle Cary. However, do not go into Castle Cary. Continue on the A371 through Ansford traffic lights and for about another mile, down a hill, DO NOT TAKE THE B3152 left turn, but take the next left, B3153, signposted Somerton. Continue through the village of Clanville for 3/4 of a mile. You will see signs counting down to the ‘low’ bridge (4.5m/14′ 9″) which is at the end of our drive. Now follow final directions below *
From Devon and Cornwall (A303)
Take the A37 turning from the A303, at Podimore, north, signposted Bristol/Shepton Mallet. Continue for 4 miles to the traffic lights at Lydford. Turn right onto the B3153. Follow this for 4 miles through the villages of Lovington and Alford. You will see signs counting down to the ‘low’ bridge (4.5m/14′ 9″) which is at the end of our drive. Now follow final directions below *
From the M5
Take junction 23 (Bridgwater). Take the A39 signposted Glastonbury and Wells, for about 1 mile to a T junction and turn LEFT, still on the A39. Follow this for 8 miles until you get to the Pipers Pub. Take the RIGHT hand turn (B3151). Follow B3151 3 miles to a cross-roads (nasty junction)! Go straight across and follow the B3151 for another 4 miles to a T junction. Turn LEFT (B3153). Follow this for 3 miles to traffic lights at Lydford, and then for another 4 miles. You will see signs counting down to the ‘low’ bridge (4.5m/14′ 9″) which is at the end of our drive. Now follow final directions below *
From the M4
Junction 18, follow A46 towards Bath, then pick up signs to Radstock, A367, and follow that all the way to the A37. Turn left, bypass Shepton Mallet and join the A371 signposted Castle Cary. Follow A371 for approximately 6 miles, past Castle Cary station, take the next right, B3153, signposted Somerton. You will see signs counting down to the ‘low’ bridge (4.5m/14′ 9″) which is at the end of our drive. Now follow final directions below *
* Final directions
The end of our drive is just under the railway bridge. (At present there are traffic lights controlling the end of the drive because of maintenance work on the railway bridge; this is daytime work only so should not affect your stay)
Take care on the drive as there are ‘speed bumps’, drive around to the back of the house. Tallet guests please open the gate marked ‘Guests’ car park’ and park in the gravelled car park. Please close the car park gate and turn around to face the house and cottage. Follow the signs and the path through the gateway in the wall and to the front garden and front door. Guests for Lone Oak cottage should park outside the Guests’ car park and come to the front door.