You have two options if travelling by train.
1. Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads (Journey takes roughly 2 hours), you will then connect on the Number 376 Bus from Bristol Temple Meads Bus Station (Journey takes roughly 1½ hours). View the timetable here.
2. Train from London Paddington to Castle Cary (Journey takes roughly 2 hours). There are no direct buses from Castle Cary, you will need to arrange a taxi for the 16 miles from Castle Cary to Glastonbury, it is advised to book this in advance. See list of taxi numbers in Castle Cary noted below:
Numbers to book taxi from Castle Cary to Glastonbury:
Zero-Nine – 07789911827
M&J Taxis – 01458 831905 / 07768 741950
Mum’s Taxi – 07711572038
Chinnock Taxis – 07585686327
Abbey Taxis – 0845 226 7358
Chisletts Taxis – 01458 832278 / 0800 214404
CJW Taxis – 01458 833106 / 07814 544227
D.N.A. Taxis – 01458 832725 / 07709 63561
Justaxis – 01458 860020
The fastest route from Central London to Glastonbury is via A303, normal travel time is just under 3 hours (136 miles).
Click Here to see directions by car.
Yes, all entry is covered in the price. You will have four lunches at your own cost, but everything else is included.
Chalice Wells has an agreement with Drapers (Draper of Glastonbury – renowned manufacturers) across the road for all Chalice Wells guests to have access to their car park during their stay. These are administered with a parking permit and will be made available after check-in.
Those guests requiring car parking, please make us aware at email@example.com to ensure we arrange parking permit.
Little St Michaels at Chalice Wells sleeps a total of 11 guests (1 room with 3 single beds, 2 single occupancy rooms and 3 twin rooms).
Chalice Wells Lodge sleeps a total of 4 guests (2 twin rooms).
All meals including breakfast and dinner within the retreat are vegetarian only. We will be arranging dinner at the local bar/restaurant on Thursday night of the retreat where you can stock up on meat intake and a glass or three of bubbles 😉
All meals except lunch will be provided and included within the price of the retreat.
There will be in between 12 people attending the retreat.
Chalice Wells Retreat Centre has a ‘mobile on silent’ policy inside the houses. If you need to make a call, you can call outside the office. We will be out and about for most of the days so you won’t have to miss out on your technology fix if you need it
If we are able to find a suitable replacement to take your spot on the retreat, we will refund the amount paid minus a £200 administration fee. If we aren’t able to replace your spot on the retreat, we will not be able to offer a refund but we would be happy for you to transfer your allocated spot on the retreat to someone else.
First to book will get first priority. Little St Michaels and Chalice Well Lodge sleeps a total of 11 guests (1 room with 3 single beds, 2 single occupancy rooms and 3 twin rooms). No rooms are en-suite but guests have access to three shower rooms.
Chalice Wells Lodge sleeps a total of 4 guests (2 twin rooms). No rooms are en-suite but guests have access to one bathroom/shower room.