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Public transport

Planning to visit using public transport or by bicycle? We advise planning your route in advance and hope the following information will help.

Bus routes and times

The Cotswolds Conservation Board have a guide to exploring the Cotswolds by public transport, which includes routes to Westonbirt. You can download the guide or order a printed copy from the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) website.

The route 69 bus operated by Stagecoach runs from Stroud to Tetbury, stopping off at Westonbirt Arboretum on some of its services. Please see the timetable here

For bus times and routes you can also contact travel line on 0871 2002233 or visit the Traveline website.

Train travel

The nearest train station is Kemble, located between the towns of Tetbury and Cirencester and is a 15 minute drive away from Westonbirt Arboretum. Yate train station is also of equal distance.

For information on train times please contact National Rail on 08457 484950 or visit the National Rail website.

Arriving by bicycle?

Westonbirt welcomes visitors who arrive by bicycle (and offer cyclists admission at concession rate). Cycling is not permitted in the arboretum itself, but we have plenty of bike racks at the Welcome Building. 

Walking here

Westonbirt Arboretum is near to some of the country’s best long-distance footpaths, including the 100 mile Cotswold Way national trail and the 290 mile MacMillan Way.

Local taxi numbers

Express Taxis/ Tetbury Private Hire
07858 450098

Tetbury Minibus Transport
01666 504881
07939 890891

The Pink Cab
07960 036003

Abbey Taxis
01666 823366

Norman E. Webb Taxi Hire
01249 660022

Beaufort Minibuses and Taxis
Chipping Sodbury
01454 313721
01454 219000
07703 703475

Last updated: 4th October 2016

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