Club Location

Our location is: Down Hatherley Lane, Gloucester. GL2 9QD


We are roughly midway between Gloucester and Cheltenham; on the opposite side of the B4063 to Gloucestershire Airport.


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Approaching from M5.

Exit the M5 at junction 11 towards Cheltenham on to the A40, Golden Valley bypass. At the next roundabout take the first exit on to B4063 towards Gloucestershire Airport. Then follow the Approaching from Cheltenham on the B4063 directions below.

Approaching from Cheltenham on the B4063:

Drive past the "H.Buckland" car dismatlers, past the "White House" hotel, under the moterway bridge, past two sets of traffic lights with Gloucestershire Airport on your left. Continue to the next set of traffic lights, passing the large white Messier Dowty factory buildings, Turn RIGHT onto Down Hatherley Lane, continue for approximately 400yards and turn RIGHT at the "Dowty Sports & Social Society" sign. Follow this rather bumpy lane, with speed hums, bearing right behind the main club house and left through the car park. Turn LEFT at the "T" junction, the bowls green behind the flat roofed buildings ahead.

Approaching from Gloucester on the B4063.

Drive through Churchdown, (past the Brickhampton Court Golf Club entrance) to the traffic lights immediately before the large white Messier Dowty factory buildings. Turn LEFT onto Down Hatherley Lane for approximately 400yards, then turn RIGHT at the "Dowty Sports & Social Society" sign. Follow this rather bumpy lane, with speed hums, bearing right behind the main club house and left through the car park. Turn LEFT at the "T" junction, the bowls green behind the flat roofed buildings ahead.

Approaching from Gloucester on the A38.

Drive through Twigworth, (past the Norton Garden Centre) to turn RIGHT onto Down Hatherley Lane. Follow the road past the Hatherley Manor Hotel on your left, past the sharp right and left bends with a chrch on your right. About 0.5 miles past these bends and immediately before the Messier Dowty factory turn LEFT on to lane leading to Dowty Sport & Social Club house.Follow this rather bumpy lane, with speed hums, bearing right behind the main club house and left through the car park. Turn LEFT at the "T" junction, the bowls green behind the flat roofed buildings ahead.

Approaching from Tewksbury on the A38:

Drive past Norton (on right with Red Lion pub) for about 0.5miles, passing Chestnut farm and Twigworth Breakers on your right, turn LEFT on to Down Hatherley Lane. Follow the road past the Hatherley Manor Hotel on your left, past the sharp right and left bends (with a church on your right). About 0.5 miles past these bends and immediately before the Messier Dowty factory turn LEFT on to lane leading to Dowty Sport & Social Club house. Follow this rather bumpy lane, with speed hums, bearing right behind the main club house and left through the car park. Turn LEFT at the "T" junction, the bowls green behind the flat roofed buildings ahead.

Exiting on to Down Hatherley Lane:

When re-joining Down Hatherley Lane please be aware that whilst it is a quiet road, some traffic moves at speed and visibility to the right particularly is restricted.