The local train stations are Cheltenham, Gloucester and
Coming by train from the London direction, Stroud is the first that you
A taxi is likely to be the best way to
travel from the stations to Cooper's Hill, particularly on a bank-holiday.
details of Public Transport here
By road, Cooper's Hill, Brockworth, is just off the A46
Cheltenham - Stroud road.
A field is set aside for car parking, which costs £5 per
vehicle. This provides the major source of income for the event, covering
expenses prize money and the purchase of the cheeses.
There are no
parking facilities for coaches on the hill. The road up to the hill is single track only,
quite unsuitable for coaches. Coach drop
off point is on the A46 Painswick Road at the bottom of the lane to the car park
and hill. Coaches should find parking further down (maybe on the old Cirencester
Please note that there are no
toilet facilities in the area!
||From Gloucester city centre, take the
A417 (signposted Brockworth or Cirencester) and Cooper's Hill (around 3
miles away) is signposted. Alternatively, take bus 10 or 50 from
Gloucester to Brockworth.