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Vobster Hill near Coleford

Vobster Hill is a Street near the Somerset village of Coleford and measures approximately 590 metres long.

There is only one street named Vobster Hill making it unique in Great Britain.

Vobster Hill is within the area of Mendip District Council who provide services such as refuse collection and are responsible for the collection of council tax and the local parish council is Mells.

Vobster Hill has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 25004834 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of Vobster Hill is roughly 122.26 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 137.90 and the lowest point being 104.10. A change of 33.80 metres.

Vobster Hill is located within the county of Somerset which is in the South West (England) region of the UK. 101.67 miles West from the centre of London, 10.73 miles South West from the centre of Trowbridge, 16.41 miles South East from the centre of Bristol and 22.69 miles North East from the centre of Yeovil.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for Vobster Hill

Sunrise05:17
Sunset20:53

Latest Weather Conditions for Vobster Hill

Observed at Weather Station:Yeovilton 15 May 2021 at 04:00 (18.84 miles away)
Current Weather:Drizzle
Temperature and Humidity:8.6°C (90.9%)
Wind Direction and Speed:SSE (13 mph)
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Budget Hotels near Vobster Hill Coleford

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Frome
Address:Commerce Park
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2: Name:Travelodge Beckington
Address:Trowbridge Road, Frome, BA11 6SF
Telephone:0871 984 6220 Learn More
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3: Name:Travelodge Warminster
Address:A36/A350 Bypass, Service Area, Bath Rd, Warminster, BA12 7RU
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4: Name:Holiday Inn Express Bath
Address:Lower Bristol Road, Brougham Hayes, North East Somerset
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5: Name:Travelodge Bath Waterside
Address:Widcombe Basin, Rossiter Rd, Bath, BA2 4JP
Telephone:0871 984 6407 Learn More
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Police Force: Avon And Somerset
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of Vobster Hill above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
122.26104.10137.9033.80

Frequently asked Questions for Vobster Hill

What Council (Local Authority) is Vobster Hill in?

Vobster Hill is located within the local authority area of Mendip District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is Vobster Hill in?

Vobster Hill is located within the area of Mells Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is Vobster Hill in?

Vobster Hill is located within the ward of Ammerdown.

What County is Vobster Hill in?

Vobster Hill is located within the ceremonial county of Somerset.

What Constituency is Vobster Hill in?

Vobster Hill is located within the constituency of Somerton and Frome.

What Part of the UK is Vobster Hill in?

Vobster Hill is located within the South West (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is Vobster Hill in?

Vobster Hill is located within the Somerset Council area.

What Police Force area is Vobster Hill in?

Vobster Hill is located within the Avon and Somerset Police area.

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Location Details

Vobster Hill
Map showing the location of Vobster Hill
Latitude51.241894
Longitude-2.422065
OS Easting (X):370541
OS Northing (Y):149332
OS Grid Reference:ST705493

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Vobster Hill

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  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00147956
ONS Area NameEstablished Farming Communities
Average Age45.24
Area Population2275.00
Male Population1147.00 (50%)
Female Population1128.00 (50%)
Benefit Claimants9 (0%)
LSOA Code:E01029053
LSOA Name:Mendip 001D
SOA Code:2c
SOA Name:Remoter communities
MSOA Code:E02006047
MSOA Name:Mendip 001
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Nearest Supermarkets

Sainsburys Midsomer Norton
The Hollies, High Street, Midsomer Norton, Radstock, England, BA3 2DT
01761 416180
Distance: 4.03 Miles
Directions from Vobster Hill to Sainsburys Midsomer Norton
Sainsburys Frome
Wessex Fields, Frome, England, BA11 4DH
01373 453554
Distance: 4.23 Miles
Directions from Vobster Hill to Sainsburys Frome
Iceland Frome
16 Market Place, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1AN
01373462642
Distance: 4.45 Miles
Directions from Vobster Hill to Iceland Frome
Tesco Midsomer Norton Superstore
Old Mills, Paulton, Bristol, BS39 7SW
0345 677 9458
Distance: 4.83 Miles
Directions from Vobster Hill to Tesco Midsomer Norton Superstore

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01373 - Frome
Area Code: 01749 - Shepton Mallet
Area Code: 01761 - Temple Cloud

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Mendip District Council
Visit the Council's Website
Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BT
Send email
Telephone Number: 03333 043333
Local Member of Parliament
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Somerton and Frome
The Member of Parliament is David Warburton
Details for the MP David Warburton on parliament.uk
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In the 2019 General Election David Warburton won with a majority of 19,213 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 85,866
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Ammerdown Ward
Parish: Mells Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Somerset

Nearest Car Parks

Highbury Street Car Park
Highbury Street, Coleford, Somerset
Coleford
BA3 5NL
Distance: 1.19 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Kilmersdon Village Hall Car Park
Kilmersdon Hill, Kilmersdon, Somerset
Kilmersdon
BA3 5TD
Distance: 1.97 km (click for directions)
Well lit at night.
Telephone: 01749648999
Operated by: Mendip District Council
South Street Car Park
South Street, Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset
Stratton on the Fosse
BA3 4RA
Distance: 3.08 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
The Street Car Park
The Street, Radstock, Somerset
Radstock
BA3 3QQ
Distance: 3.56 km (click for directions)
Free parking.
Telephone: 01225477133
Operated by: Bath and North East Somerset Council
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Nearest Schools

Newbury Manor School
Distance: 0.89 Miles
Number of Pupils: 37
Address: Newbury Manor School, Newbury Manor, Newbury, BA11 3RG
Head: Mrs Maria Harman (Principal)
Directions from Vobster Hill to Newbury Manor School
Mells Church of England First School
Distance: 1.04 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 21/10/2016)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 66
Address: Mells Church of England First School, Mells Green, Mells, BA11 3QE
Head: Miss Claire Chantler (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Vobster Hill to Mells Church of England First School
Bishop Henderson Church of England Primary School
Distance: 1.46 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 17/09/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 190
Address: Bishop Henderson Church of England Primary School, Farley Dell, Coleford, BA3 5PN
Head: Mrs Tonie Scott (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Vobster Hill to Bishop Henderson Church of England Primary School
Leigh On Mendip First School
Distance: 1.48 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 14/06/2010)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 45
Address: Leigh On Mendip First School, Leigh Street, Leigh-upon-Mendip, BA3 5QQ
Head: Mr Dan Turrull (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Vobster Hill to Leigh On Mendip First School

Nearest Hospitals

Frome Community Hospital
Address: Enos Way, Frome, BA11 2FH,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01373 454740
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.79 (miles)
Directions from Vobster Hill to Frome Community Hospital
Circle Bath Hospital
Address: Foxcote Avenue, Peasedown St John, Bath,
Independent Sector
Circle Health
Telephone: 01761 422222
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 4.83 (miles)
Directions from Vobster Hill to Circle Bath Hospital
Paulton Hospital
Address: Salisbury Road, Paulton, Bristol, BS39 7SB,
NHS Sector
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01761 412315
Distance: 4.99 (miles)
Directions from Vobster Hill to Paulton Hospital
Shepton Mallet Community Hospital
Address: Bucklers Way, Old Wells Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 4PG,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01749 342931
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 7.04 (miles)
Directions from Vobster Hill to Shepton Mallet Community Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near Vobster Hill

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in Vobster Hill
3.61 Reeds Wells Hill Dental Surgery, 3 Wells Road BA3 3RN
4.01 The Dental Centre 8 The Island, Midsomer Norton BA3 2HQ
4.08 Northway Dental Surgery Northway, Midsomer Norton BA3 2DY
4.11 Midsomer Dental Care 1 North Road, Midsomer Norton BA3 2QB
4.31 Frome Enterprise Resource Centre (dental Surgery) Frome Enterprise Resource Centre, Manor Road BA11 4BS

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near Vobster Hill

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near Vobster Hill
1.23 Mendip Country Practice Church Street, Coleford BA3 5NQ tel:01373 812244
3.38 Westfield Surgery 51 Waterford Park BA3 3UJ tel:01761 436333
3.62 Hope House Surgery The Street, Radstock BA3 3PL tel:01761 432121
3.81 Chilcompton Surgery Carters Way, Chilcompton BA3 4XH
3.96 St Chads Surgery Gullock Tyning, Midsomer Norton BA3 2UH tel:01761 413334

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near Vobster Hill

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near Vobster Hill
1.22 Coleford Pharmacy Crossways, Church Street, Coleford BA3 5NH tel:01373 813895
3.62 Westfield Pharmacy 9 Elm Tree Avenue, Westfield BA3 3SX tel:01761 434692
3.62 Clement Pharmacy 7 The Street BA3 3PL tel:01761 434687
3.96 Lloydspharmacy St Chads Surgery, Gullock Tyning, Midsomer Norton BA3 2UH tel:01761 412249
3.99 Lloydspharmacy Chesterfield House, High Street, Midsomer Norton BA3 2DD tel:01761 413231

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near Vobster Hill

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near Vobster Hill
3.62 Lovat Short Optometrists 2 The Street BA3 3PL
3.98 Specsavers Midsomer Norton 104-105 High Street, Midsomer Norton BA3 2DA
4.01 Eye-tech Opticians 2 The Island, Midsomer Norton BA3 2HQ
4.01 Edwards Opticians Ltd 2 Mansbrook House, 15 High Street, Midsomer Norton BA3 2HW
4.01 Scrivens Opticians (midsomer Norton) 26 High Street, Midsomer Norton BA3 2DW

Nearest Libraries

Radstock Library
The Street, Radstock, Bath, BA33PR
Telephone: 01225
Distance: 3.59 Miles
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Directions from Vobster Hill to Radstock Library
Midsomer Norton Library
119 High Street, Midsomer Norton, Bath, BA32DA
Telephone:
Distance: 3.98 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Vobster Hill to Midsomer Norton Library
Frome Library
Justice Lane, Frome, BA111BE
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 4.45 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from Vobster Hill to Frome Library
Paulton Library
Central Methodist Church, Paulton, BS397QQ
Telephone:
Distance: 5.62 Miles
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Directions from Vobster Hill to Paulton Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Frome Station is 4.95 miles away.

Address: Frome station, Station Approach, off Wallbridge, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1RE

Frome is situated on the Reading to Taunton Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Frome Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from Vobster Hill to Frome Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff00:28:30
Bath Spa00:43:00
Bradford-on-Avon00:25:00
Bristol Parkway01:25:00
Bristol Temple Meads01:08:00
Bruton00:11:00
Cam & Dursley01:44:00
Cardiff Central02:03:00
Castle Cary00:17:00
Chetnole00:44:00
Dorchester West01:08:00
Filton Abbey Wood01:22:00
Freshford00:31:30
Gloucester02:03:30
Keynsham00:53:00
Maiden Newton00:56:00
Newport (South Wales)01:49:30
Oldfield Park00:46:00
Salisbury00:46:00
Thornford00:37:00
Trowbridge00:18:00
Upwey01:16:00
Warminster00:24:30
Westbury00:13:00
Weymouth01:20:30
Yate01:32:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:31:00
Yetminster00:40:00

Freshford Station is 8.67 miles away.

Address: Freshford station, Station Road, Freshford, Bath and North East Somerset, BA2 7WQ

Freshford is situated on the Heart of Wessex Line|Wessex Main Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Freshford Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Vobster Hill to Freshford Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury01:57:00
Avoncliff00:03:00
Barnham02:25:00
Bath Spa00:12:00
Bradford-on-Avon00:07:00
Brighton03:07:30
Bristol Parkway00:52:00
Bristol Temple Meads00:39:00
Bruton00:43:00
Cam & Dursley01:13:00
Cardiff Central01:26:00
Castle Cary00:49:00
Cheltenham Spa01:48:30
Chetnole01:15:30
Chichester02:15:30
Cosham01:56:30
Dilton Marsh00:26:00
Dorchester West01:41:00
Eastleigh01:35:00
Fareham01:48:00
Filton Abbey Wood00:48:00
Fratton02:02:00
Frome00:32:00
Gloucester01:36:00
Great Malvern02:29:30
Havant02:03:00
Hove03:03:00
Keynsham00:22:00
Lawrence Hill00:41:30
Maiden Newton01:28:00
Malvern Link02:27:30
Newport (South Wales)01:13:00
Oldfield Park00:15:00
Patchway00:52:00
Portsmouth & Southsea02:05:30
Portsmouth Harbour02:09:30
Romsey01:12:00
Salisbury00:53:00
Severn Tunnel Junction01:00:30
Shoreham-by-Sea02:52:30
Southampton Airport Parkway01:28:00
Southampton Central01:25:00
Stapleton Road00:44:00
Thornford01:08:30
Trowbridge00:13:00
Upwey01:49:00
Warminster00:29:30
Westbury00:21:00
Weymouth01:54:00
Worcester Foregate Street02:19:00
Worcester Shrub Hill02:15:00
Worthing02:44:00
Yate01:01:00
Yeovil Pen Mill01:03:00
Yetminster01:11:30

Bruton Station is 9.07 miles away.

Address: Bruton station, Station Approach Road, Bruton, Somerset, BA10 0EH

Bruton is situated on the Reading to Taunton Line|Heart of Wessex Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Bruton Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Vobster Hill to Bruton Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff00:39:00
Bath Spa00:55:00
Bradford-on-Avon00:36:00
Bristol Parkway01:35:30
Bristol Temple Meads01:19:00
Cam & Dursley01:56:00
Castle Cary00:05:00
Chetnole00:33:00
Dorchester West00:57:00
Filton Abbey Wood01:33:00
Freshford00:42:00
Frome00:12:00
Gloucester02:16:00
Keynsham01:05:00
Maiden Newton00:44:00
Oldfield Park00:58:00
Thornford00:26:00
Trowbridge00:30:00
Upwey01:05:00
Westbury00:25:00
Weymouth01:10:00
Yate01:44:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:20:00
Yetminster00:29:00

Avoncliff Station is 9.09 miles away.

Address: Avoncliff station, un-named lane off Belcombe Road, Avoncliff, Wiltshire, BA15 2HD

Avoncliff is situated on the Heart of Wessex Line|Wessex Main Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Avoncliff Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from Vobster Hill to Avoncliff Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury02:00:00
Barnham02:22:00
Bath Spa00:15:00
Bradford-on-Avon00:04:00
Brighton03:04:30
Bristol Parkway00:55:00
Bristol Temple Meads00:42:00
Bruton00:40:00
Cam & Dursley01:16:00
Cardiff Central01:29:00
Castle Cary00:46:00
Cheltenham Spa01:51:30
Chetnole01:13:00
Chichester02:12:30
Cosham01:53:30
Dilton Marsh00:24:00
Dorchester West01:38:30
Fareham01:45:00
Filton Abbey Wood00:51:00
Fratton01:59:00
Freshford00:03:00
Frome00:29:00
Gloucester01:39:00
Great Malvern02:32:30
Havant02:00:00
Hove03:00:00
Keynsham00:25:00
Lawrence Hill00:44:00
Maiden Newton01:25:00
Malvern Link02:30:30
Newport (South Wales)01:16:00
Oldfield Park00:18:00
Patchway00:55:00
Portsmouth & Southsea02:02:30
Portsmouth Harbour02:06:30
Romsey01:09:00
Salisbury00:50:30
Severn Tunnel Junction01:03:00
Shoreham-by-Sea02:49:30
Southampton Central01:22:00
Stapleton Road00:47:00
Thornford01:06:00
Trowbridge00:10:00
Upwey01:46:30
Warminster00:28:00
Westbury00:19:00
Weymouth01:51:30
Worcester Foregate Street02:22:00
Worcester Shrub Hill02:18:00
Worthing02:41:00
Yate01:04:00
Yeovil Pen Mill01:01:00
Yetminster01:09:00

Nearest Airports

Bristol International Airport is 15.99 miles away Directions from Vobster Hill to Bristol International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 41.04 miles away Directions from Vobster Hill to Cardiff International Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 41.08 miles away Directions from Vobster Hill to Bournemouth International Airport
Gloucestershire Airport is 46.39 miles away Directions from Vobster Hill to Gloucestershire Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing is 16.03 miles away

Directions from Vobster Hill to Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing

Prince Street Bridge Ferry Landing is 16.14 miles away

Directions from Vobster Hill to Prince Street Bridge Ferry Landing

Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing is 16.14 miles away

Directions from Vobster Hill to Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing

Millennium Square Ferry Landing is 16.2 miles away

Directions from Vobster Hill to Millennium Square Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M32 J3/A4320/B4051 - 16.82 Miles Away

Directions from Vobster Hill to M32 J3/A4320/B4051

Junction: M32 J2/A432/B4058/B4469 - 17.18 Miles Away

Directions from Vobster Hill to M32 J2/A432/B4058/B4469

Junction: M4 J18/A46(T)/A46 - 18.23 Miles Away

Directions from Vobster Hill to M4 J18/A46(T)/A46

Junction: M32 J1/A4174 - 18.75 Miles Away

Directions from Vobster Hill to M32 J1/A4174

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: Radstock Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 3.71 (miles)
Directions from Vobster Hill to Radstock Museum
Attraction Name: East Somerset Railway
Railways
Distance: 4.57 (miles)
Directions from Vobster Hill to East Somerset Railway
Attraction Name: Farleigh Hungerford Castle
Historic Properties
Distance: 7.82 (miles)
Directions from Vobster Hill to Farleigh Hungerford Castle
Attraction Name: Westwood Manor
Historic Properties
Distance: 8.93 (miles)
Directions from Vobster Hill to Westwood Manor
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