Directions to The Lodge
Travelling from The North (via A419 or A420), The South (via A345) and The East (M4, Junction 15 – approx. 3 miles).
From Junction 15 of M4 follow the signs for Swindon Town Centre (past the Great Western Hospital on the left) and proceed towards Old Town on Marlborough Road. At the Coate Water roundabout (just past The Sun public house), turn left, following thw Old Town signs and continue along the Marlborough Road for one mile. At the mini roundabout opposite the Co-Op supermarket turn left into Newport Street. Continue to the end of the road and turn right into Devizes Road. Follow this road (which bears left) to the mini roundabout, and turn right following the signs for the Town Centre. Follow Victoria Road down the hill and take the second turning right into Hunt Street.
Travelling from The West (M4, Junction 16 approx. 3 miles).
At Junction 16 of M4 and follow signs to Swindon Old Town. Continue along the duel carriageway for about 1 mile, until you reach a large roundabout surrounded by car showrooms and retail outlets. Turn right onto Wootton Bassett Road (this takes you under a railway bridge), and continue to the mini roundabout at the end of the road. Take the right hand fork sign posted to Old Town, up Kings Hill Road and onto Bath Road at the top. At the end of Bath Road (by the museum), turn left onto Victoria Road, and take this road down the hill. Hunt Street is the second turning on the right.
Travelling by Bus/Coach or Train (approx half a mile).
Both Train and Bus stations are a ten minute walk (or minimum taxi fare) from The Lodge.
If walking, follow the signs for the Town Centre and then Old Town. On reaching the Town Hall (with its distinctive clock tower), continue walking in the direction of Old Town along the main road, Victoria Road. Hunt Street is the third turning left off Victoria Road.
Bus Routes: A number of bus services pass close to Hunt Street in Old Town (along both Victoria Road and Drove Road). Local bus routes 11, 11a, 19, 20B, 22, 25 all stop in Victoria Road (just around the corner from The Lodge) as do longer distance route numbers 43A, 54 & 70.
Local Taxi Service: Black cabs and taxis are available at the rank outside the train station at an extra charge or telephone 01793 523523 for a reputable local cab company.