Do not follow a SATNAV when in the local area , read directions ...
Whilst the village of Duntisbourne Leer is signposted from the A417 - Please DO NOT attempt to come through it if you are either driving a vehicle with a trailer, or a lorry over 3.5 tons, as you stand a very good chance of getting stuck in the ford in the centre of the village. Follow the directions below;
In normal vehicle or 3.5 tonne
Following the SATNAV in a car or normal vehicle is ok however it will direct you into the village ,if coming off the A417 go straight down the hill into the village of Duntisbourne Leer, through the ford and up the hill out of the village, this is Crabtree Lane, as the road levels out you will see New Barn Farm on your left, Top Barn is about 100m past this on your right, big set of double wooden gates, open both and come on in. If coming from Sapperton you will be directed past the yard , with a satnav whilst on crabtree lane look out for our wooden gates they will be on your left. If coming through middle Duntisbourne do not turn right down into the village , continue on the lane veering left onto Crabtree lane we are just past Newbarn farm on the right
In a trailer / horsebox above 3.5 tonne
Directions from A417
Take the exit signposted to Winstone/Syde/Elkstone follow signs for Winstone, go into the village to the cross road and turn right. This is Jackbarrow Lane, stay on this road out of the village past Gaskills Farm (on your right) and keep travelling down until you see the sign post on the right hand side that sends you left to Duntisbourne Leer. After about 500m the road bears sharp right and there is a small lane going straight on at the bend - go straight down this lane, Top Barn is the first property on your left, big wooden gates just open them both and come on in.
Directions from A419
Turn off at Chapmans cross ( signposted for Sapperton ) and straight over at the first cross road, then after two miles there is another cross road signposted for Duntisbourne Leer, turn right there . keep going and you'll see a sharp right and there is a small lane going straight on at the bend - go straight down this lane, Top Barn is the first property on your left, big wooden gates just open them both and come on in.
Our wooden gates must be pinned back when you enter . They are heavy and can potentially cause harm to you or your vehicle if not secured.