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Getting here

By car

Batsford Arboretum & Garden Centre is located just a mile and a half from the historic Cotswold market town of Moreton-in-Marsh. Our entrance is on Bourton Road/along the A44 (towards/from Bourton on the Hill) – look out for brown directional signs as you approach us from either direction. 

For driving directions to Moreton, click here and enter your postcode.

If using SATNAV, please use the postcode GL56 9AT (Google maps will take you to Batsford village where there is no access, please follow the instructions above). Please make sure your SATNAV is up to date and this is a new postcode.

Please note: There is NO access from Batsford Village.

Free car parking is available to all visitors, with disabled parking for blue badge holders in front of the main entrance to the visitor centre.

We now have 6 electric car charging points provided by EVBox which have a type 2 connection.  They are free to use, just download the EVBox mobile phone app.

By train

First Great Western operates train services between London Paddington and Evesham, Worcester and Hereford via Oxford and Moreton-in-Marsh, the journey time is approx. 1 hour 40 minutes from London to Moreton. Local taxis often meet the London trains but it may be better to book in advance - see for tickets.

For information on Moreton's train station and to plan your journey, click here.

By bus

There are regular buses to Moreton-in-Marsh from Cheltenham direction on the 801 Pulham’s Coaches service. The 1 and 2 Johnsons Excelbus services from Stratford Upon Avon drops passengers at the end of our drive from Moreton. The service takes about 5 minutes, but please bear in mind you’ll have to walk up the mile long drive.

Click here for information on local bus services.

By taxi

We would recommend booking your taxi in advance. For a list of taxi firms covering the Moreton area click here.

By bicycle

We are easily accessible by bicycle from the direction of Moreton-in-Marsh or Bourton-on-the-Hill along the A44. Please note that cycling within the Arboretum is not permitted, we ask all cyclists to leave their bikes in the bike racks provided outside the main entrance to our visitor centre. Please note: There is NO access from Batsford Village.


You can walk from Moreton-in-Marsh via the Monarch’s Way (about 1.7 miles). This picturesque footpath takes around 35 minutes and brings you right up to the Arboretum.