Sudeley Castle and Gardens is situated near Winchcombe, 8 miles north east of Cheltenham on the B4632 (A46) or just 10 miles from junction 9 of the M5. A bus service operates between Winchcombe and Cheltenham or Broadway. On Saturday a shuttle bus will run from Cheltenham train station to Sudeley Castle.
10 miles (16km) from junction 9 of the M5
43 miles (69km) from the M4
61 miles (98km) from the M40 (Oxford)
Follow the yellow AA signs "Fantasy Forest Festival" when you approach the town.
On Saturday a shuttle bus will run between Cheltenham train station and Sudeley Castle.
In just 21 minutes, this luxury air-conditioned coach will take you from the train station to the festival entrance. And in the evening it will bring you back to the train station. A return ticket for this coach is just £6.00 per person. Tickets can only be purchased online, in advance.
Currently there are three departures scheduled at Cheltenham Spa in the morning. At 09.30, 10.45 and 12.00. Departure times at Sudeley in the evening are 19.30, 20.45 and 22.00.
Marchants Coaches W1, W2 and 606 service:
Buses from Cheltenham Bus Station (Royal Well) to Winchcombe (Abbey Terrace) run at these times
Buses from Willersey and Broadway to Winchcombe run at these times
The closest trainstation to Sudeley Castle & Gardens is Cheltenham Spa
For train times to and from Cheltenham Spa click here
The timetable for buses from Cheltenham Spa to Cheltenham town centre are listed here. On Saturday we also will deploy a shuttle bus between Cheltenham train station and Sudeley Castle.
Just 35 minutes from Birmingham, 35 minutes from Bristol and 130 minutes from London. Cheltenham is serviced by up to 12 trains per hour.
46 miles (75 km) from Birmingham airport
45 miles (74 km) from Coventry airport
61 miles (98 km) from Bristol airport