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Subject Topic: A39 Bridgwater to Dunster Post Reply Post New Topic
18/8/2019 at 10:21am
 Location: Luton (no jokes plea
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Is there anything wrong using this route for towing? want to get from Clevedon to Exe Valley site, Bridgetown and then to Ottery St Mary, but we could go the other way round. Proposed complete route is Faringdon, west Oxfordshire, Clevedon, Bridgetown, Ottery, Ferndown, Chichester.

None of the route planners suggest using the A39.


18/8/2019 at 1:04pm
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Put Watchet into the via box on aa route finder, it brings up the A39 route.
Not a bad route


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18/8/2019 at 1:47pm
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Thanks, will try that.


18/8/2019 at 8:48pm
 Location: Bridgwater Somerset
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Bit of a twisty narrow road in places and this time of year. It is normally very just plusís add on to that Hinckley point c traffic as itís partly the major road to the construction site. Any mor helping can give you just ask as itís all local to me and the a39 all but runs past my front door

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18/8/2019 at 10:05pm
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Thanks, won't be going there until next month.


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19/8/2019 at 6:30pm
 Location: Bridgwater Somerset
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Where are you coming from as Bridgwater is a massive traffic car park most days now, due to numerous road works and added traffic from hpc, and school holidays. If you are using the m5 try Andy use junction 24, as itís closer to that side of town and will miss the majority of the town traffic.

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19/8/2019 at 6:57pm
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From Clevedon, thought it looked simple enough on the map to get to the A39. Schools will be back by then.


19/8/2019 at 8:49pm
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We have used the road to get to the Minehead CMC site. Very slow and twisty, more like a country lane. As you get nearer Bridgewater you will encounter traffic for the new power station. Better to use the M5!

David


19/8/2019 at 9:04pm
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Quote: Originally posted by David Klyne on 19/8/2019
We have used the road to get to the Minehead CMC site. Very slow and twisty, more like a country lane. As you get nearer Bridgewater you will encounter traffic for the new power station. Better to use the M5!

David



The M5 won't get the OP to Dunster


19/8/2019 at 9:20pm
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The traffic around Bridgewater is horrendous due to the power station traffic.
I used to go fishing in the area but have long since given up trying to get there.
saxo1


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via mobile 19/8/2019 at 9:51pm
 Location: Luton (no jokes plea
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Ok, what do I do then, go on to Taunton which means doubling back on ourselves to get to Ottery St Mary afterwards?


19/8/2019 at 10:03pm
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M5 to junction 27 take A361 to north devon
Stay on A361 until you reach large roundabout (bolham)
Third turning A396 stay on road for some miles passing Dulverton,
Bridgetown is off A396, Exe Valley site is on left after Badgers Holt on right, need to slow down or you will miss the turning.

Itís probably about an hour off the M5......

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19/8/2019 at 10:15pm
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You beat me to it! that is exactly what I would choose.
All main roads, any other route is a lot of narrow twisty B roads.
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20/8/2019 at 6:30am
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Thanks, I know that is the recommended route but will have to go back the same way to get to Ottery, was hoping to avoid that.


20/8/2019 at 9:39pm
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Quote: Originally posted by richard0805 on 19/8/2019
Quote: Originally posted by David Klyne on 19/8/2019
We have used the road to get to the Minehead CMC site. Very slow and twisty, more like a country lane. As you get nearer Bridgewater you will encounter traffic for the new power station. Better to use the M5!

David



The M5 won't get the OP to Dunster



You can if you if you go beyond Minehead and then come to Dunster that way.

David



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