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Days out in the South West

Longleat

Directions

Directions by Car


Longleat is just off the A36 between Bath and Salisbury (A362 Warminster – Frome road)

From the South East: M3 (J8) - A303 - A36 towards Bath – Longleat is just off the A362 between Warminster and Frome

From the South West: A303 in a London direction – A350 towards Warminster – A36 towards Bath – Longleat is just off the A362 between Warminster and Frome

From the North: M4 (J18) – A46 towards Bath – A36 towards Salisbury – Longleat is just off the A362 between Warminster and Frome

For Visitors using Sat Nav…
Points of Note…

  • Longleat address: Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7NW
  • For visitors using Sat Nav, please IGNORE the directions as you approach Longleat and follow the brown tourist signposts for Longleat House OR Longleat Safari Park (whichever is your preferred entry point). A number of Sat Nav providers are currently directing you to a dead end (!)… we are in the process of contacting them but in the interim, please ignore the ‘voice’ as you approach Longleat and follow brown tourist signs instead!

Directions by Train
The nearest train station, Warminster, is approximately 5 miles from Longleat. Warminster is on the Cardiff to Portsmouth line.

Westbury station is approximately 12 miles from Longleat and connects directly with London, being on the Paddington to Penzance line.

Both train stations are serviced by taxis which will bring you directly to Longleat.

For details on train times please contact the National Rail Enquiry line on 08457 484950


Directions by Taxi
The following taxi firms work from Warminster and/or Westbury train stations:-

  • Starline Taxis: +44 (0) 1985 212215
  • AAA Taxis: +44 (0) 1985 846674
  • DJ's Taxi's +44 (0) 1985 215151

Parking

  • Due to its heritage, Longleat has both tarmac parking and grass parking. All overflow car parks are grass car parks which are used on busy days (weekends, bank holidays and school holidays)
  • Please park in designated areas. If parking on the grass, please avoid parking under the trees.
  • We offer designated areas for disabled parking.
  • Please do not leave pets in parked cars..

2010 Opening Details

Safari Park, Longleat House and All Attractions open…

Daily: Saturday 13 February to Sunday 21 February inclusive
Saturdays/Sundays only: Saturday 27 February to Sunday 21 March inclusive
Daily: Saturday 27 March to Sunday 31 October inclusive

Longleat House is also open Monday 22 February to Friday 26 March 2010. Guided tours at 12pm plus 2pm only (Mondays to Fridays).


Safari Park and Attractions…

Daily:
Saturday 13th to Sunday 21st February 2010 inclusive
Safari Park:   
10am to 2.30pm*
Animal Adventure & Safari Boats:  10.30am to 3.30pm
Longleat House:     10am to 4.30pm*
All other Attractions:  10.30am to 4.30pm
* The Safari Park will close one hour after the advertised last entry time whilst Longleat House will close ½ hour after the advertised last entry time

Weekends Only:

Saturday 27th February to Sunday 21st March 2010 inclusive
PLUS Saturday 27th March 2010 (pre British Summer Time)
Safari Park:   
10am to 3pm*
Longleat House:     10am to 4.30pm*
All other Attractions:  10.30am to 4.30pm
* The Safari Park will close one hour after the advertised last entry time whilst Longleat House will close ½ hour after the advertised last entry time

Daily:
Sunday 28th March to Sunday 31st October 2010 inclusive
Safari Park:
10am to 4pm (5pm on weekends, Bank Holidays and during state school holidays)*
Longleat House: 10am to 5pm (5.30pm on weekends, Bank Holidays and during state school holidays)*
All other Attractions: 11am to 5pm (10.30am to 5.30pm on weekends, Bank Holidays and during state school holidays)