Directions to the venue

Due to roadworks on the M5 junction 25, some slip roads will be closed from 7.00pm on Saturday, until midday Sunday. There maybe delays at other times during the weekend.
Visitors intending to arrive by car are directed to Somerset County Council web-site for full details

Once again we are happy to base our Rail-Ex Taunton Show at Taunton School, Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD.

By train: to Taunton Station, you have a choice to take the 10 min signed walk or the free vintage Quantock Motors bus to the school.

By car: there is ample parking in the school grounds near the halls. To get there you have many aids to navigation: Enter the postcode of the school TA2 6AD in your Satnav.

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You can follow the familiar orange Rail-Ex signs from jct25 on the M5, A38 from the South, or from Minehead and the West of the city.

The following instructions will help whatever you decide to do:

From Jct25 M5: Exit on A358 signed to Taunton along the dual carriageway.
Keep left on A358 at retail park roundabout.
Straight over traffic lights where A38 joins the road.
Take right hand lane to next r'bout, take 3rd exit over O'Bridge Viaduct A358.
Take 1st exit at next r'bout onto Priorswood Road A358 signed Minehead for approximately one mile.
Take centre lane straight across traffic lights, which becomes left lane beyond.
Immediate next traffic lights remain in left lane but bear to the right and then fork left still signed to Minehead A358.
At mini r'bout take sharp 1st exit into Staplegrove Road A3027.
Taunton School is about a half mile along on the left side, look for Rail-Ex banner.

From Minehead Go along A358 to Cross Keys Inn r'bout, take 1st exit.
In 200 metres take 1st exit off r'bout signed M5 and over 2sets of adjoined traffic lights.
At mini r'bout take 2nd exit Staplegrove Road A3027 and as above.

From the South on A38: Go to Silk Mills r'bout immediately after passing the crematorium on the right. Take 1st exit along Silk Mills Road.
Go straight across traffic lights and straight past traffic lights for Park & Ride. Go over new railway bridge and turn right at next traffic lights into Bindon Road.
Go to the end of Bindon Road at 'T' jct with Staplegrove Road. Turn right and immediate left into the school which is facing you.