|From the M4 exit
at junction 18 onto the
A46. Go approx 8 miles (13km) to the A4. Continue towards Chippenham and
Bradford-on-Avon on the dual-carriageway to the roundabout at the end.
Turn right towards Bradford-on-Avon
on the A363. Go under the railway bridge and turn immediately left into
Bathford. (In front of the Crown Pub.) Go up hill for 1.5 miles (2km) as
far as the Swan Pub.
Just past the “Swan” turn left into
Lower Kingsdown Road, down a short hill and bear right (ignore about the
'Road Closed' sign!). Continue on for 200 yards (approx) until you see a
double garage on the right. On the left opposite the garages bear off
left (do not go straight on) where the road drops away. Spinney
Cross is at the end of the drive.
From London: you can turn off the M4 at Junction 17 and
come via Chippenham, but although shorter in distance than exiting at
Junction 18 it is more complicated.
Leave the M4 at Junction 17 (Chippenham),
taking the A350 towards Chippenham. Turn right at first large roundabout
(approx 1.5 miles)
Go straight on at the next small
roundabout and follow the ring road around Chippenham across a further 3
roundabouts always following signs to
Bath. At the final roundabout
turn right. You are now on the A4 going towards Bath.
Go approx 1 mile to a set of traffic
lights. Straight across and go through Pickwick. Across 2 mini
roundabouts. Turn left onto B3109 signposted to Bradford-on-Avon. Follow
the road across country for approx 2.5 miles until you come to a
junction of five roads with traffic lights. Go diagonally to the right
signposted Kingsdown. Go on for 2 miles and past the golf course until
you come to The Swan Pub on the right.
Turn right just before the Swan
(there is a red telephone box on the corner) into Lower Kingsdown Road,
down a short hill and bear right (ignore the 'Road Closed' sign!).
Continue on for 200 yards (approx) until you see a double garage on the
right. On the left opposite the garages bear off left (do not go
straight on) where the road drops away. Spinney Cross is at the end
of the drive.
If you come by taxi,
make sure you have these directions. Most will be unable to find us
unless you do. A typical one-way cost from Bath Railway Station is about