A retreat centre near Glastonbury offering quality facilities for courses, workshops and seminars.
Getting Here

For your journey to the centre we encourage you, if you can, to minimise CO2 emissions, either by sharing your car or by coming on public transport. However you manage it, have a good journey and we look forward to welcoming you.

EarthSpirit is just 20 minutes from junction 23 on the M5 and 20 minutes from the British Rail inter-city stop at Castle Cary. EarthSpirit is two and a half hours drive from central London (M3/A303) and one hour from Bristol. See directions below.

By Train:

From London Paddington take Plymouth/Taunton/Paignton/Penzance line trains to Castle Cary station which is 20 minutes from EarthSpirit. From there you can

1) Book taxi with Number Seven Taxis 01963 351015 - Mums Taxis 077115 72038 - CJWTaxis 01458 833 106 www.cjwtaxis.co.uk - Lina's Taxi 0740003380 linastaxi@hotmail.co.uk
2) Take the Nippy Bus 667 goes from Castle Cary to the town called Street about every 2 hours (limited on Saturday and none on Sunday) then you will need to get the bus 77 from the town called Street to Compton Dundon. Stop at the first stop in Compton Dundon at the monument, take Ham lane and walk about 20 min. EarthSpirit is then sign posted.

Alternatively, you can take the train from London Waterloo to Yeovil Junction (or Castle Cary). Then bus 68 (Mondays to Saturdays only) to Yeovil Station and bus 77 to Compton Dundon or book a taxi.

For more information and train times call +44 8457 484950 (24 hour telephone line).
or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk

UK rail timetables and on-line booking www.thetrainline.com

By Bus:

The nearest town is Street (Crispin Hall/Library) or a little further Glastonbury (Abbey)
Bus information with travell line : call +44 871 200 2233 (7am-9pm 364 days a year). Travel line www.traveline.info/ or better use Rome2Rio for all options https://www.rome2rio.com

Berrys superfast coaches www.berryscoaches.co.uk or Tel: 01823 331356 (London to the town called Street)

UK coach timetables and on-line booking www.nationalexpress.com

Mega Bus from London to Glastonbury http://uk.megabus.com

From the airport: Take the bus A1 to Temple Meads train station (runs every 30 min about £7)
At Temple Meads walk back to the road. At the corner you have the bus stop. Take the bus 376 to the town called Street (runs every 30 min about £5.50). Sign the driver for him to stop.

From Street or Glastonbury:

1) Book taxi with Number Seven Taxis 01963 351015 - Mums Taxis 077115 72038 - CJWTaxis 01458 833 106 www.cjwtaxis.co.uk - Lina's Taxi 0740003380 linastaxi@hotmail.co.uk
2) Take the bus 77 from the town called Street to Compton Dundon. Stop at the first stop in Compton Dundon at the monument, take Ham lane and walk about 20 min. EarthSpirit is then sign posted.

By Car:

From London take the M3 for c 39 miles to the A303 . Fork left and follow the A303 for c 77 miles. (Be prepared for possible traffic slow down at Amesbury 2 miles before Stonehenge (c 49 miles before EarthSpirit). Drive past Wincanton to the large Podimore roundabout, turning on to the A372 signposted Langport. Turn second right onto the B3151 signposted to Glastonbury, Somerton, Street , and Kingsdon . Follow this road passed Somerton and Littleton hamlet. 500 yards after Littleton, just before Dundon Hill , take the turning left signposted Dundon called Peak Lane. Follow this lane for nearly one mile until you see a house on the left with a rusty , faded once black iron railing in front. Immediately after this house turn left on a small lane signed to EarthSpirit. Turn left just before thatched farmhouse into concrete yard and park. Large, tiled, converted barn is the home of EarthSpirit.

From M5 take Junction 23 signposted Glastonbury. Follow signs to Glastonbury (A39) through the village of Ashcott, until the Pipers Arms pub on right. Turn onto the road on the right just before the Pipers Arms signposted to Berhill, in the direction of Somerton. Follow this all the way to crossroads. At intersection turn right on B3151 towards Somerton. In Compton Dundon turn right onto Ham Lane, signed to school and church. Follow this lane for nearly one mile, bear left round bend, up hill, past right turn to church and left hand turn to the school. Take next right turn into small lane, immediately after red brick bungalow and before black iron railings. Turn left just before thatched farmhouse into concrete yard and park. Large tiled, converted barn is the home of EarthSpirit.

Link to map of the area: multimap

By Bike:

1) Cycling is possible. We are 13 miles from Castle Cary station, 5m from
the bus stop in Glastonbury and 3m from the bus stop in the town called Street.
2) Alternatively use the CycleStreets.net route finder to create a route from
wherever you are.
3) We have a cycle rack for storage + showers.

By Plane:

Bristol airport is approximatively 1 hour from EarthSpirit by taxi. There are national and international flights. See the bus section (above) to take the bus to the town called Street.

Information about Bristol Airport: www.bristolairport.co.uk

Green Travel Plan

An important goal of The EarthSpirit Centre is to reduce the environmental impact of travel and look at ways to reduce the carbon footprint by being more aware of travel by car or plane.

Calculating your Carbon emission:
If you are interested in finding out how much CO2 you are generating by driving, flying or taking public transport to the centre you can do so by going to the appropriate tab on this link: www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx

Offsetting your Carbon emission:
If you would like to offset your emissions check out this link: www.carbonneutral.com/
and f you are coming by plane, we hope you consider making your flight carbon neutral and maybe help plant some trees. www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/our-partners/partner-with-us/woodland-carbon-for-business/

Information about Carbon Footprint

www.iqsdirectory.com/resources/your-carbon-footprint-how-to-determine-and-reduce-it/

Car sharing
Please consider car pooling with other participants. If you are a group leader, you can set up a social media group to encourage your participants to do car sharing or refer them to existing car share websites like https://liftshare.com/ukwww.blablacar.co.uk ;
https://carpool.easycar.com/