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Getting Here

Welcome home to nature

Our Location

Our beautiful 173 acre site is nestled in the countryside. Both of our wellbeing retreat centres sit on this same land, but each has a separate entrance, so please be sure which centre you're coming to before you set off:

Farmhouse retreat Centre includes:

THE Farmhouse,
Deer Cottage, Swallow's Nest
& our Yurt
hermitage retreat centre Includes:

The Hermitage,
monks hatch,
library barn,
Tiny Boat
& our Campsite

Please check your route before you travel because the roads are windy and phone signal can drop in and out.

Our address is:
42 Acres
Holt Road
Witham Friary
BA11 5HL

But, it's best not to use our postcode because it'll take you in between our 2 entrances. Please search "42 Acres" or "The Hermitage" instead. By far the best way to find us is using the free What3words app. It gives very precise locations and works with most SatNav apps.

Directions to Farmhouse Retreat Centre

Search wizards.rephrase.protects within the What3Words app, or click on the link below. Follow the track for a few hundred meters and you will see our farmhouse as you approach. Turn to the left for the car park.

Directions to Hermitage Retreat Centre

Search metals.hazel.noon within the What3Words app, or click on the link below.
Keep following the main track, through the gates and over the small bridge until you reach the main courtyard and car park.

By Public Transport

The nearest train stations are listed below. Once you arrive, you will need to arrange transport by taxi to make the final leg to 42 Acres. (Local taxi numbers below).

Gillingham (Dorset) 17 mins away by car
Frome  – 19 mins away by car
Castle Cary – 24 mins away by car
Westbury – 31 mins away by car

Please visit the National Rail or the Trainline for more information and to book tickets.

By Car or Bicycle

The most reliable way to get to 42 Acres is by car using the what3words app for directions, especially when you are nearby. You can also get directions to 42 Acres using the Google Maps mobile app using this link. If arriving by car, we strongly encourage car sharing where possible.

Local Taxis

Please pre-book to guarantee availability.