Location and Travel

Location and Travel

Bruton School for Girls is set on the outskirts of the historic town of Bruton in the heart of beautiful Somerset countryside.  Located close to the M3-A303 corridor, Bruton School for Girls is within approximately two hours’ drive of London.

Railway stations in Bruton itself and in nearby Castle Cary, Gillingham and Templecombe give excellent direct links to London, Bath, Bristol, Exeter and Salisbury.  Bruton is easily accessible by car or the school-run bus service, from neighbouring towns and villages that include Glastonbury, Wells, Gillingham, Yeovil, Frome, Shaftesbury, Shepton Mallet, Sherborne and Warminster.

If travelling to Bruton School for Girls, please enter BA10 0NT into your Sat Nav or Google Maps.  Once you are near, please be aware that the Prep and Senior school car parks are located on the A359 and so there is no need to turn off this road on to Sunny Hill.

Boarders' Travel

Taxi and train travel can be arranged for students arriving at the beginning of each term and for half term and exeat weekend travel as required. All travel costs are charged to the student's termly invoice and costs are shared between students when more than one is using the transport. At the end of each term the school operates a coach service for students travelling to London Heathrow. 

The school can also provide transport to local railway stations. For details of train times for services to and from Bruton for weekly boarders please refer to National Rail Enquiries.  We will arrange an accompanied service for boarders under the age of 13 on selected services.  If you have any queries please contact our Admissions Team.

Places to Stay

If you are looking for accommodation in the area, please refer to the following tourism websites:

Visit Somerset – www.visitsomerset.co.uk/accommodation
Visit Wiltshire – www.visitwiltshire.co.uk/accommodation

Alternatively, there are details of local Bed and Breakfast providers in the right hand column which may be of interest when planning your visit.