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The Orchard in Meare

The Orchard is a Street in the Somerset village of Meare and measures approximately 73 metres long.

There are 242 other streets named The Orchard in Great Britain.

The Orchard 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 Meare.

The Orchard has been given the Unique Street Reference Number of 25008042 in the National Street Gazetteer.

The average elevation of The Orchard is roughly 13.50 metres above sea level. with the highest point being 13.70 and the lowest point being 13.40. A change of 0.30 metres.

The Orchard is located within the county of Somerset which is in the South West (England) region of the UK. 117.94 miles West from the centre of London, 17.21 miles North from the centre of Yeovil, 17.64 miles North East from the centre of Taunton and 21.14 miles South West from the centre of Bristol.

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Sunset and Sunrise times for The Orchard

Sunrise05:36
Sunset20:57

Latest Weather Conditions for The Orchard

Observed at Weather Station:Dunkeswell Aerodrome 1 August 2021 at 19:00 (29.28 miles away)
Current Weather:Partly cloudy (day)
Temperature and Humidity:15.1°C (73.4%)
Wind Direction and Speed:NW (6 mph)
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Budget Hotels near The Orchard Meare

Budget Hotel NameDistance (miles)
1: Name:Premier Inn Glastonbury
Address:Morland Road
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2: Name:Travelodge Glastonbury
Address:A39 Wirral Park Rd, Glastonbury, BA6 9XE
Telephone:0871 984 6339 Learn More
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3: Name:Premier Inn Wells Somerset
Address:Rowdens Road
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4: Name:Travelodge Highbridge Burnham Sea
Address:2 Siger Drive, Highbridge, TA9 4BA
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5: Name:Days Inn Hotel Sedgemoor
Address:Sedgemoor Service Area, Junction 21/22, M5 Northbound
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Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force: Avon And Somerset
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Elevation - Height Above Sea Level in Metres

Height of The Orchard above Sea Level in Metres
Average HeightMin HeightMax HeightDifference
13.5013.4013.700.30

Frequently asked Questions for The Orchard

What Council (Local Authority) is The Orchard in?

The Orchard is located within the local authority area of Mendip District Council Council which is a .

What Parish Council is The Orchard in?

The Orchard is located within the area of Meare Parish Council.

What Electoral Ward is The Orchard in?

The Orchard is located within the ward of Moor.

What County is The Orchard in?

The Orchard is located within the ceremonial county of Somerset.

What Constituency is The Orchard in?

The Orchard is located within the constituency of Wells.

What Part of the UK is The Orchard in?

The Orchard is located within the South West (England) region of the United Kingdom.

What County Council area is The Orchard in?

The Orchard is located within the Somerset Council area.

What Police Force area is The Orchard in?

The Orchard is located within the Avon and Somerset Police area.

Roads that have a Junction with The Orchard

Road NameRoad NumberJunction Type
St Mary's RoadB3151junction

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Location Details

The Orchard
Map showing the location of The Orchard
Latitude51.171159
Longitude-2.781621
OS Easting (X):345361
OS Northing (Y):141672
OS Grid Reference:ST454417

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for The Orchard

  Population Statistics

ONS Area CodeE00147964
ONS Area NameEstablished Farming Communities
Average Age44.00
Area Population1541.00
Male Population760.00 (49%)
Female Population781.00 (51%)
Benefit Claimants8 (1%)
LSOA Code:E01029054
LSOA Name:Mendip 012B
SOA Code:2c
SOA Name:Remoter communities
MSOA Code:E02006058
MSOA Name:Mendip 012

Nearest Supermarkets

Tesco Glastonbury Superstore
Wirral Park Rd, Glastonbury, BA6 9XE
0345 671 9553
Distance: 2.94 Miles
Directions from The Orchard to Tesco Glastonbury Superstore
Morrisons Glastonbury
Street Road, Glastonbury BA6 9ED
01458 831087
Distance: 3.21 Miles
Directions from The Orchard to Morrisons Glastonbury
Sainsburys Street
Gravenchon Way, Street, England, BA16 0HS
01458 446252
Distance: 3.25 Miles
Directions from The Orchard to Sainsburys Street
Iceland Street Food Warehouse
UNIT 3, STREET RETAIL PK., GRAVENCHON WAY, STREET, SOMERSET, BA16 0HS
01458446283
Distance: 3.32 Miles
Directions from The Orchard to Iceland Street Food Warehouse

 Telephone Information

Area Code
Area Code: 01458 - Glastonbury

Local Government

Local Council Details
Within the area of Mendip District Council
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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 Wells
The Member of Parliament is James Heappey
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In the 2019 General Election James Heappey won with a majority of 9,991 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 81,898
Wards, Parish Councils and County Councils
Ward: Moor Ward
Parish: Meare Parish Council
Ceremonial County: Somerset

Nearest Car Parks

Westhay Moor Nature Reserve Car Park
Dagg's Lane Drove, Theale, Somerset
Theale
BA6 9TX
Distance: 1.31 km (click for directions)
Operated by: Operator - Unknown
Northload Street West Car Park
Feversham Lane, Glastonbury, Somerset
Glastonbury
BA6 9JJ
Distance: 3.14 km (click for directions)
Charges apply from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm 7 days a week. Blue badge holders can park free of charge - must display badge and clock, time limits apply.
Telephone: 01749648999
Operated by: Mendip District Council
St John's Car Park
St John's Square, Glastonbury, Somerset
Glastonbury
BA6 9LJ
Distance: 3.18 km (click for directions)
Charges apply from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm 7 days a week. Blue badge holders can park free of charge - must display badge and clock, time limits apply.
Telephone: 01749648999
Operated by: Mendip District Council
Norbins Road Car Park
Norbins Road, Glastonbury, Somerset
Glastonbury
BA6 9JE
Distance: 3.19 km (click for directions)
Charges apply from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm 7 days a week. Blue badge holders can park free of charge - must display badge and clock., time limits apply.
Telephone: 01749648999
Operated by: Mendip District Council

Nearest Schools

Meare Village Primary School
Distance: 0.06 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding ( Inspected 27/03/2013)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 109
Address: Meare Village Primary School, St Mary's Road, Meare, BA6 9SP
Head: Mrs Jan Fellows (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Orchard to Meare Village Primary School
Tor School
Distance: 2.88 Miles
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 01/10/2014)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 18
Address: Tor School, Beckery New Road, BA6 9NS
Head: Mr Tony Sammon (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Orchard to Tor School
Ashcott Primary School
Distance: 2.97 Miles
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected 29/04/2019)
Copy of Report: View Ofsted Report
Number of Pupils: 117
Address: Ashcott Primary School, Ridgeway, Ashcott, TA7 9PP
Head: Mr Richard Briar (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Orchard to Ashcott Primary School
Shapwick School
Distance: 3.03 Miles
Ofsted Score: 2 Good ( Inspected )
Number of Pupils: 105
Address: Shapwick School, , Shapwick Manor, TA7 9NJ
Head: Mr Adrian Wylie (Headteacher)
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from The Orchard to Shapwick School

Nearest Hospitals

West Mendip Community Hospital
Address: Old Wells Road, Glastonbury, BA6 8JD,
NHS Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01458 836450
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 3.65 (miles)
Directions from The Orchard to West Mendip Community Hospital
Bridgwater Community Hospital
Address: Bridgwater Community Hospital, Bower Lane, Bridgwater, TA6 4GU,
Independent Sector
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01278 436 555
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 8.55 (miles)
Directions from The Orchard to Bridgwater Community Hospital
Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre
Address: Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre, Old Wells Road, Shepton Mallet, BA4 4LP,
NHS Sector
Care UK
Telephone: 01749 333600
Visit Hospital Website
Distance: 9.57 (miles)
Directions from The Orchard to Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre
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: 9.59 (miles)
Directions from The Orchard to Shepton Mallet Community Hospital

 Nearest Dentists

Dentists near The Orchard

Distance (miles) Name Address Telephone
NHS Dental Practices in The Orchard
3.36 Glastonbury Dac Wells Road BA6 9DD
3.43 James Main Dental Partnership 3 Lambrook Street BA6 8BY tel:01458 831883
3.57 High Street (dental Surgery) 108 High Street BA16 0EW
3.59 Apex Dentist 107 High Street BA16 0EY
3.59 Jenkins Dental Practice 130 High Street BA16 0ER

Nearest GP Surgeries

Doctors near The Orchard

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
NHS GP Practices near The Orchard
3.03 Glastonbury Surgery Feversham Lane BA6 9LP tel:01458 833666
3.36 Glastonbury Health Centre Glastonbury Health & Dental Clinic, 1 Wells Road BA6 9DD tel:01458 834100
3.64 Vine Surgery Partnership Vine Surgery, Hindhayes Lane BA16 0ET tel:01458 841122
4.06 Millfield Senior School Butleigh Road BA16 0YD
4.15 Wedmore/axbridge The Surgery, St Medard Road BS28 4AY tel:01934 712774

Nearest Dispensing Chemists

Pharmacies near The Orchard

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Chemists near The Orchard
2.84 Tesco Instore Pharmacy Wirral Park Road BA6 9NT tel:01458 293847
3.03 Knights Glastonbury Pharmacy Glastonbury Surgery, Feversham Lane BA6 9LP tel:01458 834986
3.35 Your Local Boots Pharmacy 39 High Street BA6 9DS tel:01458 831211
3.56 Tout's Pharmacy 82 High Street BA16 0EN tel:01458 442448
3.64 Boots Uk Limited Vine Surgery, Hindhayes Lane BA16 0ET tel:01458 441522

Nearest Opticians

Opticians near The Orchard

Distance (miles) Name Address Postcode Telephone
Opticians near The Orchard
3.37 Robert Frith Optometrists Ltd (glastonbury) 74 High Street BA6 9DZ
3.57 Eye-tech Opticians 100 High Street BA16 0EW
3.58 Specsavers (street) 93 High Street BA16 0EZ
3.61 Boots Opticians (street) 141a High Street BA16 0EX
6.27 Millicans Eye Centre 75 High Street BA5 2AQ

Nearest Libraries

Glastonbury Library
1 Orchard Court, The Archers Way, Glastonbury, BA69JB
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 3.25 Miles
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Directions from The Orchard to Glastonbury Library
Street Library
1 Leigh Road, Street, BA160HA
Telephone:
Distance: 3.64 Miles
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Directions from The Orchard to Street Library
Wells Library
Union Street, Wells, BA52PU
Telephone: 01328 710467
Distance: 6.35 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Orchard to Wells Library
Cheddar Library
Union Street, Cheddar, BS273NB
Telephone: 0845 345 9177
Distance: 7.22 Miles
Visit Website
Directions from The Orchard to Cheddar Library

Transport

Nearest Rail Stations

Highbridge & Burnham Station is 8.87 miles away.

Address: Highbridge & Burnham station, Station Walk, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3BT

Highbridge & Burnham is situated on the Bristol to Exeter Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Highbridge & Burnham Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Orchard to Highbridge & Burnham Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avonmouth01:26:30
Bath Spa00:59:00
Bedminster00:43:00
Bodmin Parkway02:49:00
Bridgwater00:07:30
Bristol Parkway01:06:00
Bristol Temple Meads00:49:00
Camborne03:43:00
Cardiff Central01:45:00
Chippenham01:11:00
Clifton Down01:12:00
Dawlish01:12:30
Dawlish Warren01:08:30
Devonport02:19:30
Didcot Parkway01:41:00
Exeter St David's00:51:00
Exeter St Thomas00:55:30
Filton Abbey Wood01:01:00
Hayle03:51:00
Ivybridge01:46:00
Lawrence Hill00:59:00
Liskeard02:37:00
London Paddington02:20:00
Lostwithiel02:54:00
Montpelier01:07:30
Nailsea & Backwell00:31:00
Newport (South Wales)01:31:00
Newton Abbot01:17:30
Par03:01:00
Parson Street00:40:00
Patchway01:08:00
Penzance04:03:00
Plymouth02:11:00
Reading01:56:00
Redland01:09:30
Redruth03:37:00
Saltash02:19:00
Sea Mills01:16:00
Severn Beach01:37:00
Severn Tunnel Junction01:18:00
Shirehampton01:20:00
St Andrews Road01:30:00
St Austell03:08:00
St Erth03:54:00
St Germans02:26:00
Stapleton Road01:01:00
Starcross01:03:30
Swindon (Wilts)01:24:00
Taunton00:20:00
Teignmouth01:17:30
Tiverton Parkway00:34:00
Totnes01:30:30
Truro03:25:00
Weston Milton00:15:00
Weston-super-Mare00:12:00
Worle00:19:00
Yatton00:25:00

Bridgwater Station is 9.52 miles away.

Address: Bridgwater station, St Johns Street, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 5HB

Bridgwater is situated on the Bristol to Exeter Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Bridgwater Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Orchard to Bridgwater Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avonmouth01:34:00
Bath Spa01:06:00
Bedminster00:50:00
Bodmin Parkway02:41:00
Bristol Parkway01:13:00
Bristol Temple Meads00:56:00
Camborne03:35:00
Cardiff Central01:53:00
Chippenham01:18:00
Clifton Down01:19:30
Dawlish01:02:00
Dawlish Warren01:01:00
Devonport02:12:00
Didcot Parkway01:48:00
Exeter St David's00:43:00
Exeter St Thomas00:48:00
Filton Abbey Wood01:09:00
Hayle03:43:00
Highbridge & Burnham00:07:00
Ivybridge01:37:30
Lawrence Hill01:06:00
Liskeard02:29:00
London Paddington02:27:00
Lostwithiel02:46:00
Menheniot02:17:00
Montpelier01:15:00
Nailsea & Backwell00:38:00
Newport (South Wales)01:39:00
Newton Abbot01:09:00
Par02:53:00
Parson Street00:47:00
Patchway01:15:00
Penzance03:55:00
Plymouth02:02:30
Reading02:03:00
Redland01:17:00
Redruth03:29:00
Saltash02:11:00
Sea Mills01:23:30
Severn Beach01:44:30
Severn Tunnel Junction01:25:30
Shirehampton01:27:30
St Andrews Road01:37:30
St Austell03:00:00
St Erth03:46:00
St Germans02:18:00
Stapleton Road01:08:00
Starcross00:56:00
Swindon (Wilts)01:31:00
Taunton00:12:00
Teignmouth01:07:00
Tiverton Parkway00:26:00
Totnes01:22:00
Truro03:17:00
Weston Milton00:23:00
Weston-super-Mare00:19:00
Worle00:26:00
Yatton00:32:00

Castle Cary Station is 12.26 miles away.

Address: Castle Cary station, Station Wharf, Castle Cary, Somerset, BA7 7PE

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

Castle Cary Station is staffed on a part time basis.

Directions from The Orchard to Castle Cary Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Avoncliff00:44:00
Bath Spa01:00:00
Bradford-on-Avon00:41:00
Bristol Parkway01:40:30
Bristol Temple Meads01:25:00
Bruton00:05:00
Cam & Dursley02:01:00
Chetnole00:27:00
Dawlish01:02:00
Dorchester West00:50:30
Exeter St David's00:49:00
Filton Abbey Wood01:39:00
Freshford00:47:00
Frome00:17:00
Gloucester02:21:30
Ivybridge01:40:00
Keynsham01:10:00
London Paddington01:43:00
Maiden Newton00:38:00
Newbury00:57:00
Newton Abbot01:12:00
Oldfield Park01:03:00
Pewsey00:39:00
Plymouth01:50:00
Reading01:16:30
Taunton00:22:00
Teignmouth01:07:00
Thornford00:20:00
Tiverton Parkway00:34:00
Totnes01:25:00
Trowbridge00:35:00
Upwey00:59:00
Westbury00:27:00
Weymouth01:04:00
Yate01:49:00
Yeovil Pen Mill00:14:00
Yetminster00:23:00

Worle Station is 14.05 miles away.

Address: Worle station, Station Approach, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS22 6WA

Worle is situated on the Bristol to Exeter Line and is managed by Great Western Railway.

Worle Station is an unstaffed station.

Directions from The Orchard to Worle Rail Station

DestinationAverage Time (Median)
Bath Spa00:42:00
Bedminster00:23:00
Bodmin Parkway03:08:00
Bridgwater00:27:00
Bristol Parkway00:44:00
Bristol Temple Meads00:29:00
Camborne04:02:00
Cardiff Central01:28:00
Chippenham00:55:00
Didcot Parkway01:25:00
Exeter St David's01:09:00
Filton Abbey Wood00:41:00
Hayle04:10:00
Highbridge & Burnham00:20:00
Ivybridge02:06:30
Lawrence Hill00:32:00
Liskeard02:57:00
London Paddington02:05:00
Lostwithiel03:13:00
Nailsea & Backwell00:12:00
Newport (South Wales)01:14:00
Newton Abbot01:38:00
Par03:20:00
Parson Street00:20:00
Patchway00:49:00
Penzance04:23:00
Plymouth02:30:00
Reading01:40:00
Redruth03:56:00
Saltash02:39:00
Severn Tunnel Junction00:59:00
St Austell03:27:00
St Erth04:14:00
St Germans02:45:00
Stapleton Road00:34:00
Swindon (Wilts)01:09:00
Taunton00:39:30
Tiverton Parkway00:54:00
Totnes01:51:00
Truro03:44:00
Weston Milton00:05:00
Weston-super-Mare00:09:00
Yatton00:06:00

Nearest Airports

Bristol International Airport is 15.2 miles away Directions from The Orchard to Bristol International Airport
Cardiff International Airport is 28.75 miles away Directions from The Orchard to Cardiff International Airport
Exeter International Airport is 41.09 miles away Directions from The Orchard to Exeter International Airport
Bournemouth International Airport is 49.46 miles away Directions from The Orchard to Bournemouth International Airport

Nearest Ferry Services

Bridgwater Ferry Terminal is 9.33 miles away

Directions from The Orchard to Bridgwater Ferry Terminal

Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour is 15.32 miles away

Directions from The Orchard to Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour

Clevedon Pier is 19.18 miles away

Directions from The Orchard to Clevedon Pier

The Cottage Ferry Landing is 20.34 miles away

Directions from The Orchard to The Cottage Ferry Landing

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Junction: M5 J22/A38/B3140 - 8.42 Miles Away

Directions from The Orchard to M5 J22/A38/B3140

Junction: M5 J23/A39 - 8.64 Miles Away

Directions from The Orchard to M5 J23/A39

Junction: M5 J24/A38 - 10.38 Miles Away

Directions from The Orchard to M5 J24/A38

Junction: M5 J21/A370 - 13.84 Miles Away

Directions from The Orchard to M5 J21/A370

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Attraction Name: The Shoe Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 3.48 (miles)
Directions from The Orchard to The Shoe Museum
Attraction Name: Wells and Mendip Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 6.54 (miles)
Directions from The Orchard to Wells and Mendip Museum
Attraction Name: Stembridge Tower Mill
Historic Properties
Distance: 7.02 (miles)
Directions from The Orchard to Stembridge Tower Mill
Attraction Name: Blake Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
Distance: 10.01 (miles)
Directions from The Orchard to Blake Museum