Wincanton tourist and travel information

Wincanton tourist and travel information

Wincanton Travel Information

Travel Information Wincanton is situated in southeast Somerset almost on the borders of Dorset and Wiltshire, sitting on the main A303 London to Penzance road. It has excellent road links.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Wincanton - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

www.stagecoachbus.com

UK A Roads

Roads Wincanton - Travel by road - Wincanton is on the A 303. A nearby large town is Shaftsbury. Wincanton is about 60 miles from EXETER and about 75 miles from SOUTHAMPTON.

UK A Road

Travel by train

Rail Wincanton nearby station - Travel by train - Sherborne Station, South Street, Sherbourne, DT9 3NB. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Only parts of station step free access. Sherborne is about 9 miles from Wincanton.

South West Trains. Main Regions: Greater London, Surrey, Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire. Tel: 08700 00 5151. www.southwesttrains.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Wincanton Tourist Information

Sport

Sport - Wincanton Wincanton - Sport - Visitors can enjoy the The Wincanton Sports Centre with facilities including a Swimming Pool & Sports Hall. Wincanton Sports Centre, West Hill, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 9SP. Tel: 01963 824 400. Wincanton Town Football, Maddocks Pavillion, Moor Lane, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 9EJ. Tel: : 01963 31815.

Swimming pool

Sport

Sport - Wincanton Wincanton - Sport - Wincanton Racecourse, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 8BJ. Tel: 01963 32344. Wincanton Racecourse has jump racing fixtures between October and May.

Sport

Sport

Sport - Wincanton Wincanton - Sport - Wincanton Golf Course, The Racecourse, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 8BJ. Tel: 0196334606. Sits in the middle of the racecourse, half a mile from the town centre.

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Shopping

Stores Wincanton - Shopping - The charming market town of Wincanton has elegant georgian houses and coaching inns fron its days as a staging post on the main road from London to Plymouth. The town offers a good range of shops; antiques, local food, fine wines, teashops, pubs and restaurants. It holds a Farmers’ Market on the first Friday of every month.

Town Centre Shopping

Entertainment

Entertainment Wincanton - Entertainment and attractions - St Peter and St Paul Church, Wincanton (Photo).

Entertainment

Other information Wincanton - Other information - Wincanton Library, Carrington Way, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 9JS. Tel: 0845 345 9177. Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH. Tel: 01963 440 804. About 7 miles west of Wincanton.

Museum

WINCANTON ACCOMMODATION

ACCOMMODATION

Wincanton hotels

ACCOMMODATION

For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Wincanton Somerset see Sherborne hotels & Glastonbury hotels.

Somerset Map and Attractions

Axbridge is about 135 miles from London. Chard to Bristol is about 50 miles. Frome to Minehead is about 60 miles.

Airports Airport indicated is Bristol.

Roads Wincanton is on the A303.

Somerset map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). Wincanton does not have a station.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Cheddar Caves & Gorge, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3QF. Tel: 01934 74234. www.cheddarcaves.co.uk.
Attraction 2 - Sherborne Castle, Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3PY. Tel: 01935 813182. www.sherbornecastle.com.
Attraction 3 - The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal. The Bridgwater & Taunton Canal is 14½ miles long. Starts in the centre of Taunton.
Attraction 4 - Dunster Castle, Dunster, nr Minehead, Somerset TA24 6SL. Tel: 01643 821314. www.nationaltrust.org.uk.
Attraction 5 - Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW. Tel: 01985 844400. www.longleat.co.uk.
Attraction 6 - Glastonbury Abbey, The Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9EL. Tel: 01458 832267. glastonburyabbey.com.

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