How To Find Us

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Although West Buckland School is situated on a country lane, it is easily found.

By Road

By road from Barnstaple:

  • Travel along the A361 for approximately 6 miles
  • Take the left turn signed West Buckland
  • Follow the road through West Buckland village. The road turns to the right. Continue on it for a further half mile.
  • The school is on the left and easily visible from the road.

By road from Tiverton, South Molton and the east:

  • Travel along the A361 towards Barnstaple
  • Although there is a sign at the roundabout for South Molton towards West Buckland, it is recommended that you do not take this but continue on the A361 towards Barnstaple and take the right turn signed East and West Buckland.
  • Follow the road through West Buckland village. The road turns to the right. Continue on it for a further half mile.
  • The school is on the left and easily visible from the road.

Rail links

The nearest railway stations are:

  • Barnstaple (line from Exeter)
  • Tiverton Parkway and Exeter (direct line from London, Paddington). Most visitors use Tiverton and travel to West Buckland by road.

Airports

The most frequently used airports are:

  • Exeter
  • Bristol International
  • Heathrow

The journey from Heathrow to West Buckland by road is 194 miles and takes approximately three hours.

The journey from Bristol International to West Buckland is 81 miles and takes approximately one and a half hours.

The journey by road from Exeter Airport is about 47 miles and takes approximately an hour.