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How to get here the greenest way

Cycle to Combe Grove

If you live locally, cycling to Combe Grove is a great option. Did you know that on a short trip of 3 miles, cycling rather than travelling by car is estimated to reduce your carbon footprint by over 490g of CO2? This is the equivalent of around 45 hours of video streaming.

We have bicycle racks for you to safely store your bikes whilst you are here with us.

Carbon footprint per KM cycled

 Cycling is estimated to use just 16g CO2 per KM (25.6g CO2 per Mile)

Travel by train

Public transport is a great way to reach us, as a stay with us does not require you to bring much more than a relaxed, capsule wardrobe. The closest train station to Combe Grove is Bath Spa. From there, we will collect you from outside the station in the Combe Grove van.

Alternatively, you can get a Taxi from the rank outside the station or call the local company Abbey V Cars: 01225 444 444 or download the app. They know our location well. 

It also couldn’t be easier to visit us from the North, with trains from Leeds To Bath Spa taking just 4 hours. Travelling by train also allows travellers the time to soak in the spectacular views from the train window, including sights of Brunel’s box tunnel, which passes through Box Hill on the Great Western Main Line between Bath and Chippenham. The Box Tunnel was the world’s longest railway tunnel when it was built in 1841, measuring an incredible 1.83-miles long. And of course, travelling by train allows you to enjoy other sights of the vast English countryside

Find train times here: Trainline.

Carbon footprint information

Travelling by train uses 35.1g CO2e per passenger-km (56.16g CO2 per Mile)

Reach us by bus

You can get the number 2 bus from Dorchester Street.  It drops you at The Hadley Arms (S Bound), The Avenue, Combe Down, which is a 15-minute walk (0.9 miles) along a straight road to Combe Grove.

Find the bus timetable here: Bus 2

Alternatively, you can get the Number WSX bus towards Claverton Down from North Parade, Bath City Centre. This bus will drop you off at Ralph Allen School (E Bound). This is at the very entrance to Combe Grove on Claverton Down Road.

Find the bus times via the First Bus Journey Planner.

Carbon footprint information

The average local bus in the UK produces 82 g of CO2 every kilometre (131.2g of CO2 per Mile)     

How to get here by car

If you would prefer to drive, you can reach us by inputting our postcode, BA2 7HS into Google Maps. You will arrive at Combe Grove via our entrance from Claverton Down Road. We have three car parks, one at the top of the Estate next to the Kitchen Garden and Tennis Domes, the second is on the next level down with stairs leading to the Coach House. There is parking outside the Main House, which includes Green Badge parking for those with mobility issues. These designated spaces are in operation between 10am-2pm Monday to Friday.

Carbon footprint information

The average petrol car on the road in the UK produces the equivalent of 180g of CO2 every kilometre (288g CO2 per Mile), while a diesel car produces 173g of CO2/km. (276.8g CO2 per Mile)

We look forward to welcoming you soon. Please feel free to contact us if you need any more assistance with how to get here. If you do not yet have a visit booked, learn more about the Metabolic Health Retreat.