Getting here

Whether you are travelling by car, coach, train or plane find out all the information you need to get to the Air Day.

Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton

Address
Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton,
Ilchester,
BA22 8HT

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By road

Yeovilton is 5 miles north of Yeovil, 38 miles south of Bristol, close to the A303 and A37, and within easy reach of the M5 from Junction 25. The postcode for sat nav systems is BA22 8HT but please ignore the sat nav instructions as you approach the Air Station and follow the Air Day traffic signs instead. The Air Day will be sign posted from all directions and they will lead you to the nearest car park. For on-site hospitality parking please follow the instructions in your ticket pack. All car parks are free of charge. Remember to make a note of which car park and entrance you are using. We anticipate 10,000 vehicles attending the event so we would be grateful for your patience on entry and exit.

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By bus

A shuttle bus service will run from Yeovil Pen Mill and Yeovil Junction train stations via Yeovil Bus Station. This is the only local bus service running to the Air Day.

 

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By coach

Various coach operators will be running day excursions to the Air Day.

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By train

The nearest stations are Yeovil Pen Mill and Yeovil Junction. Dedicated bus services will be running to and from RNAS Yeovilton. For general rail information call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950.

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By air

If you would like to fly in to the Air Day we have limited arrival slots available in the morning. Times are restricted and must be booked in advance. Terms and conditions apply.

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Where to stay

Why not make the most of your visit to South Somerset and spend a couple of days in the area? South Somerset is rural England at its best, bustling market towns, pretty villages, beautiful, unspoilt countryside to explore and a wealth of fantastic attractions. There are two world class museums on our doorstep – the Fleet Air Arm Museum and Haynes International Motor Museum. If history is your thing, locally there are four National Trust properties plus Muchelney Abbey on the Somerset Levels, now owned by English Heritage. Details of all these attractions and many more can be found at Visit South Somerset.

If you are looking for places to stay, we have our own Caravan & Motorhome site or South Somerset can offer everything from award winning Shepard’s huts to top end hotels, rural B&Bs to town centre chic hotels.  Go to Visit South Somerset's accommodation page for a full list.

 

Caravan & motorhome facility

Stay for a long weekend at our temporary caravan & morhome facility available from Thursday 9th July to Sunday 12th July ideally located opposite the Air Station.

 

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Helicopter pleasure flights

Enjoy spectacular views of RNAS Yeovilton and surrounding areas during the Air Day with a helicopter trip available from £35 (advance booking recommended). Pleasure flights are approximately six miles long and are sold separately by the operator Adventure 001. 

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