Directions

From Taunton

There are two main routes which skirt Taunton to the East and West and which join up at a later stage of the journey.

Route 1 – From the East (M5 side) of Taunton

  1. Take the B3170, passing the Racecourse, towards CORFE
  2. Continue on the B3170 through CORFE
  3. Climb a hill with many bends for approx 2 miles
  4. Emerge from an avenue of trees at the top of the hill and take the SECOND turning on your RIGHT signed WELLINGTON/ CHURCHINFORD
  5. Pass ‘Prior’s Park’ on your right
  6. On a left hand bend take LEFT HAND SLIP ROAD signed CHURCHINFORD and SMEATHARPE
  7. Proceed to small cross roads and DRIVE carefully STRAIGHT ACROSS
  8. Proceed to T junction and TURN LEFT
  9. Pass ‘Trickey Warren’ on your right
  10. Take next RIGHT TURN for SMEATHARPE
  11. Follow this road right through the Village of SMEATHARPE
  12. As you leave SMEATHARPE behind look for direction signs pointing LEFT to NEWHOUSE and UPOTTERY
  13. TURN LEFT and follow lane (pic 3 – you’re nearly there!), then turn into NEWHOUSE car park (see Google Street View below)

Route 2 – From the West side of Taunton

  1. Take the road for TRULL out of Taunton
  2. Pass through the Villages of TRULL and BLAGDON HILL
  3. Continue on this road for approx 3 miles
  4. Pass ‘Trickey Warren’ on your right
  5. Take next RIGHT TURN for SMEATHARPE
  6. Follow this road right through the Village of SMEATHARPE
  7.  As you leave SMEATHARPE behind look for direction signs pointing LEFT to NEWHOUSE and UPOTTERY (pic 1 & 2)
  8. TURN LEFT and follow lane (pic 3 – you’re nearly there!), then turn into NEWHOUSE car park (see Google Street View below)

From Honiton

  1. Leave Honiton and take the A30 towards ILMINSTER
  2. PASS THROUGH the Village of MONKTON
  3. Within approx 1 mile turn left for RAWRIDGE
  4. PASS THROUGH the village of RAWRIDGE
  5. PROCEDE THROUGH the village of UPOTTERY, passing the War Memorial on your right
  6. Continue on this road for approx 1½ miles
  7. At brick Sentry Box take LEFT TURN marked NEWHOUSE ½ and SMEATHARPE ¾ (pic 4, 5 & 6)
  8. FOLLOW this lane until you come to Newhouse car park (see Google Street View below)

From Ilminster

  1. Join the A303 and travel in the direction of HONITON for approx 10 miles
  2. JUST BEYOND the point where the A303 merges into the A30 TURN RIGHT for UPOTTERY
  3. FOLLOW twisty lane (Sandy’s Lane) to the Village of UPOTTERY
  4. At War Memorial TURN RIGHT and follow road for approx 1½ miles
  5. At brick ‘Sentry Box’ take LEFT TURN marked NEWHOUSE ½ and SMEATHARPE ¾ (pic 4, 5 & 6)
  6. FOLLOW this lane until you come to Newhouse car park (see Google Street View below)

From Axminster

  1. From Axminster take the A358 to CHARD
  2. At CHARD take the A30 in the direction of HONITON
  3. FOLLOW A30 through YARCOMBE
  4. At junction with A303 TURN LEFT and proceed for 100 YARDS
  5. TURN RIGHT for UPOTTERY
  6. FOLLOW twisty lane (Sandy’s Lane) to the Village of UPOTTERY
  7. At War Memorial TURN RIGHT and follow road for approx 1½ miles
  8. At brick ‘Sentry Box’ take LEFT TURN marked Newhouse ½ and SMEATHARPE ¾ (pic 4, 5 & 6)
  9. FOLLOW this lane until you come to Newhouse car park (see below)


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