Postcode: GL54 5HD
Grid Ref: SO 999 302
Co-ordinates for Sat Nav: N51° 58.271' W002° 00.182'
Stanley Pontlarge is half a mile West of the village of Gretton on the Gotherington Road. It is 8 miles from Cheltenham, 9 miles from Evesham, 11 from Stow-on-the-Wold and 9 from Tewkesbury.
There is off-road parking for three vehicles below the wooden garage to the north of the property. Please allow room for one more car belonging to the visitors in the neighbouring Orchard Cottage.
From North, North West and South West
Stanley Pontlarge is 8 miles East of Exit 9 on the M5. From here take the A46 signposted Evesham. At roundabout take B4077 signposted Stow-on-the-Wold and proceed for 7 miles. After passing the turning for the village of Alderton, left, opposite a garage on the right, take the next turning - a near one - right. It is signposted Gretton. In 1 mile at entry to Gretton, church coming up left, turn sharp right at junction, signposted Prescott and Gotherington. In half a mile turn left - signposted Stanley Pontlarge. (No through road sign and sentry box bus shelter. See At Stanley Pontlarge below.
From London or the East via Oxford M40
Leave M40 at Exit 8 and join A40 for Oxford. Keep on A40 round Oxford towards Cheltenham. After approximately 28 miles, you go straight over a roundabout, continue for another 2-3 miles, then take the second right, signposted Salperton & Brockhampton. Follow road and the signs for Winchcombe, taking a right and a left as you emerge to cross the A436, Chelt/Stow road. As you come steeply up into the centre of Winchcombe turn right and then left for Gretton, 2½ miles. *Go through Gretton village and at the end just after passing under the railway bridge, turn left, signposted Prescott & Gotherington. Stanley Pontlarge is the first turning on the left quarter/half a mile afer leaving Gretton.
From South - Cheltenham
via Winchcombe: Leave Cheltenham on B4632 signposted Broadway & Winchcombe. In the centre of Winchcombe turn sharp left for Gretton, 2½ miles. Follow directions from * in previous paragraph.
via Bishop's Cleeve: Leave Cheltenham, past the racecourse, on A435 signposted Evesham. Go past Smiths Industries, then turn left at the roundabout. Stay on the A435 out of Bishops Cleeve. Look for right turn for Gotherington opposite petrol station. Drive through Gotherington towards Gretton. Continue for approximately 3 miles, past Prescott and Far Stanley. Look for turning on your right for Stanley Pontlarge on the brow of a small hill and before the village of Gretton.
At Stanley Pontlarge
Come up the lane under the railway bridge until you see the garage on the corner immediately below the cottage on the right. Please park your car off the lane, next to the garage and below it, driving into the space provided. (For easiest access to this space continue up the lane and turn round at the top by the church. Then, drive more easily into the area below the wooden garage.) Please allow room for one more car belonging to the visitors in the neighbouring Orchard Cottage.