From the North
Exit at J25 of the M5 and follow the signs (easy) round Taunton for Minehead on the A358. Approx 3 miles out of Taunton (after signs for Bishops Lydeard), turn left onto the B3224 signposted Exford & Wheddon Cross (under railway bridge). Continue straight on for approx 9 miles, pass Ralegh’s Cross Inn on your left and, after another ½ mile, turn right at the white Chapel on the B3224 signposted Exford and Wheddon Cross. Go straight over at Wheddon Cross and continue approx 5 miles into Exford. Go over the bridge and turn immediately left signposted Withypool. After approx 1 mile, turn left at a crossroads. After approx 1½ miles Withypool is sign-posted right. When you enter the village, turn right immediately after the Royal Oak Inn and in approx 150 yards keep left when the road forks. The entrance to Westerclose is 100 yards on the left, up the driveway and drive around into the courtyard. Welcome!
From the South
Exit J27 of the M5 towards Tiverton and at the roundabout near Tiverton follow the signs for Dulverton, taking the A396 up the beautiful Exe valley. From Dulverton, take the B3223 takes for approx 7 miles (please watch out for wandering livestock and Exmoor ponies on the open moorland) and after the 3rd cattle grid, turn left at Comer’s Cross crossroads signposted Withypool. Enter the village and turn right immediately after the Royal Oak Inn. After approx 150 yards, keep left where the road forks and the entrance to Westerclose is about 100 yards on the left. Come up the driveway and around into the courtyard. Welcome!
Mainline train stations are at Taunton and Tiverton Parkway. We can arrange to collect up to 4 people from either station. Alternatively, visitors can take a taxi to Westerclose (approx 40 mins).
Postcode & Maps:
Ordnance Survey Landranger 181 or Explorer OL 9
Grid Reference: SS845357