Directions and Transport
Templecombe Station, (3 miles), Castle Cary Station, 8.5 Miles, Gillingham Station, 12 miles.
There is a bus stop half a mile away, North Cheriton, but service is not frequent.
Templecombe has 4 bus routes which serve 7 bus stops. https://www.geopunk.co.uk/locality/N0074077 lists the bus stops and bus routes in Templecombe and displays them on a map. If you want to find out more details and view bus times or timetables click on the following link - https://www.geopunk.co.uk/timetables/town/templecombe.
Gillingham bus times - https://bustimes.org/localities/gillingham-dorset
Castle Cary bus times - https://bustimes.org/localities/castle-cary-somerset
Travelling by car: The Treehouse is situated 400 yards up Wood Lane from the A357.
Travelling via the A303
The A357 is 1.5 miles from the Wincanton exit off the A303. On exiting the A303, guests should take the A371 in the direction of Castle Cary. Within half a mile there is a roundabout where there is left turn with a sign for Templecombe. Taking this road, you will pass a Shell Garage on your left, Anchor Hill Service Station and you then proceed through the village of Lattiford where you will see sign of the village on your left and Merrymeet Cattery on right (beware the 30mph speed limit often patrolled by mobile police van)! You then proceed through North Cheriton, up Blackacre Hill, until right turn into Wood Lane. You will see two prominent rounded hedges at the entrance to Wood lane, and a sign to Cheriton Treehouse. 400 yards up lane you will see another sign to the treehouse and a left turning through a gate and on to a track; follow the track around the edge of the field to the treehouse. If you follow the post code it takes you to the end of Wood Lane, over-shooting the gate to Treehouse by 200 yards.
Coming from the M3
Leave the M3 at Junction 8 (Salisbury/Andover) take A303.
Follow the A303 to Wincanton, exit A303 follow signs for A357 Blandford
Coming from the M5
At junction 23, take the A39 exit to A38/Bridgwater/Glastonbury/Wells
Continue on A39. Take Reynald's Way, A37 and A303 to the A357
From the A30
Take the A357 form the A30 at the crossroads at Henstridge
Proceed through the village of Yenston and then Templecombe and Horsington
As you exit Horsington, you will see the White Horse pub (white!) on your left and you take the left turn up Wood Lane 400 yards after the pub. Sign to Treehouse at turning and 400 yards up Wood Lane
Zap Map for Electric Cars
Guests might bring
Torches, Wellies, Binoculars
Guest should be aware that although the Treehouse is in a secluded location, the local lanes and roads have a steady stream of traffic and that walking on the roads has to be undertaken carefully. High viz clothing recommended if guests do this