Oak Grange, Mickleton
Welcome to the Oak Grange Resident Travel Plan Site. This page is intended to help you make the best travel choices in and around the area you live – be that shops, facilities or public transport.
This page is designed especially for you, the residents of the Oak Grange development. It will contain up to date information on travel options and your local area, including:
- Local Shops and centres
- Bus stops/timetables/fares
- Train station/timetables
- Cycle routes, shops
- Events on in your local area
Most of the information is provided through direct links to other websites, this ensures that the information displayed is up to date.
Located within Mickleton village, Oak Grange is within easy reach of a number of key amenities. These include Mickleton Primary School situated on Broad Marston lane adjacent to Oak Grange, Mickleton Methodist Church and King George’s Hall (community centre) both situated on Chapel Lane, and Mickleton Post Office on Mill Lane. A Village Store is located on the High Street, as well as several bus stops. The site is also in close proximity to several pubs and restaurants including The Butchers Arms on Chapel Lane and The Kings Arms on the High Street. These facilities are highlighted within the Accessibility Map below. Alternatively, you can find out more about what is going on in the town on the Mickleton website, found here.
The closest bus stops to the site are the Three Ways Hotel bus stops situated on the High Street, adjacent and opposite to the Village Store. The stops can be accessed from Oak Grange via Broad Marston Lane and Chapel Lane (a 7-minute walk approx).
The stops have a number of services running from it, with direct routes to Moreton-in-Marsh, Stratford-upon-Avon, Evesham, and the surrounding areas. Services from this stop are run by several different providers including Johnsons Excelbus, Marchants Coaches and the Hedghehog Community Bus. Full up to date timetables can be found here.
Both Honeybourne Railway Station (4 miles) and Evesham Railway Station (11 miles) are located near to your new home.
Situated on the Cotswold Line, Honeybourne Railway Station provides services to destinations such as Moreton-in-Marsh (12 mins), Evesham (9 mins), Oxford (50 mins), Reading (1 hr 20 mins), and London (1 hr 50 mins).
From Evesham Railway Station, also situated on the Cotswold Line, you can travel directly to destinations such as Worcester Shrub Hill (20 mins) and Hereford (1 hr 15 mins).
There are some great opportunities for cyclists in the Mickleton area, with the Cotswolds providing the perfect backdrop for a cycle ride – either on or off road! The development is the perfect distance away for a short cycle ride into the town centre. Alternatively, North Cotswold Cycling Club offers the support for new or established riders to join their ranks and offer a number of different ride difficulties to accommodate any potential members. They offer young persons membership as well, offering something for the whole family.
If you would rather try a more casual bike ride at your own pace, why not give cycling a go for eight weeks for FREE? Gloucestershire Bike Project, together with Thinktravel, are offering the opportunity for you to try cycling for free for 8 weeks via a bike loan scheme.
Register by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or call 01452 690979.
Whatever cycling you decide to do, why not send us a picture of you taking in the sites on your successful trip and we could feature you in the next newsletter or blog post!
Local Travel News
Fed up of getting stuck in traffic and being late for where you need to be? Want to find out what condition the roads are in before you leave the house? Don’t worry, your Travel Plan Coordinators have you covered again! Plan your trip before you leave by looking at some of these useful links that inform you of any accidents, roadworks or traffic jams that will affect your journey.
Via Michelin will show you real time traffic flow in Mickleton – handy for when you are about to pop out and want to avoid any traffic!
The AA will show you incidents that have occurred within the local area. Helpful for letting you know which routes to avoid before you set off on your journey!
What’s on in Mickleton?
There are some great activities in and around Mickleton to take part in, and these are applicable to people of all ages and interests. The Mickleton website lists local events within Mickleton and details of how to get involved.
The Cotswolds information website also is a great resource to check what is occurring in the region, and is constantly updated with an interesting list of things to do. A list of fun things to do and days out in the surrounding area can also be found here.
And if that isn’t enough for you, you can also use this BBC search function to find events and activities ongoing in an area tailored to suit you.