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How to get to Budock Vean Hotel
By road: Sat Nav: TR11 5LG
** We have electric vehicle charging points, free to use for guests **
It takes around five hours to get from London to the heart of Cornwall where Budock Vean is located. Drive along the M4 motorway from London, or M6 from Manchester, and then the M5 to Exeter and finally either the A30, that is mostly dual carriageway, or the A38 through Plymouth and Saltash. Alternatively if you enter Cornwall from North Devon, there is the scenic Atlantic Highway A39 through Bude which you can join from Junction 27 on the M5. Due to the high volume of traffic on Cornwall's roads during the summer months the main A30 route before Bodmin can become congested especially at weekends. Travelling overnight or outside peak rush hours is recommended to avoid long delays.
- To plan your journey use the AA Route Planner for a tailor made travel plan with timings and mileage
Once you get to Truro take the A39 to Falmouth. On the A39 about 4 miles before Falmouth on the outskirts of Penryn you will pick up the brown tourist information road-signs for Glendurgan and Trebah gardens.
Follow these signs through the village of Mawnan Smith, taking the right hand fork at the Red Lion Pub, and continue past Glendurgan and Trebah Gardens.
After a further ½ mile round a sharp bend to the right you will find the entrance to Budock Vean Hotel.
Plan your journey without the car with the help of the Traveline website
National Express operate regular services from across the country to Falmouth, 6 miles from Budock Vean. Call 0871 781 8181. See details below under Rail for our recommended taxi firms.
Contact Great Western Railway for train times and fare information on 0345 700 0125 (7am – 10pm every day). Take the mainline service to Truro station, where you need to change trains and go to Platform 1 and catch the branchline service to either Penryn or Penmere. From each of these stations the hotel is approximately a 6 mile trip by taxi. We recommend Constantine Carriage Company - on 07890 489040 or Abacus Taxis - 01326 312181.
Let us collect you: book a hotel stay for a 2 people for a minimum of 2 nights on a dinner bed and breakfast basis and we'll collect you from Truro, Penryn or Penmere Station free of charge (return taxi fare not included, does not apply to self catering bookings)
Let us collect you: book a hotel stay for 2 people for a minimum of 4 nights on a dinner bed and breakfast basis and we'll collect you from Cornwall Airport, Newquay free of charge (return taxi fare not included, does not apply to self catering bookings).
Year round service:
- London Gatwick
- Isles of Scilly
Summer service only:
- London Stanstead
- Belfast City
- Alicante and Frankfurt-Hahn will be available from April 2016