M40 Junction 12 closures
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Getting Here

M40 Junction 12 Closures

The Highways Agency are currently upgrading the M40 Junction 12. This may impact your journey, please check the Highways Agency website and click on the tab for
"Journey Impact" for full details when planning your visit.

British Motor Museum
Banbury Road,
CV35 0BJ

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By Road

The British Motor Museum is five minutes from Junction 12 of the M40, on the B4100 near the village of Gaydon. It is signed locally with brown Motor Museum road signs. Exit the M40 at Junction 12 and turn left, following the brown Motor Museum signs. Continue for approximately 1 mile and the entrance to the British Motor Museum is on your left.

If using a Sat Nav for directions we recommend you enter the British Motor Museum as a point of interest rather than using the postcode.

The Museum has free and ample parking for its Museum visitors.

By Rail

Our nearest mainline rail stations are at Warwick (8 miles), Leamington Spa (8 miles) and Banbury (11 miles). Taxi services are available to and from the station, or you can pre-book with our recommended supplier White House Cars – call 07854 028461.

By Bus

The regular bus service which visits the British Motor Museum operates between Leamington Spa and Fenny Compton - local bus route (no. 77). For an up-to-date timetable visit the Johnsons website. Monday to Friday there is an additional service that operates from Leamington Spa to the Museum (no. X77). For an up-to-date timetable visit the Stagecoach website.  

By Air

Birmingham International Airport is approximately a 30-minute car/taxi journey. 


Birmingham city centre: 45 minutes
London (M25/M40): 1 hour 30 minutes
Bristol city centre: 1 hour 40 minutes
Manchester city centre (via M6 toll road): 2 hours
Leeds city centre: 2 hour 20 minutes

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What a fantastic day out. This gem of place was so interesting. I was thrilled by the exhibits especially the 1930s caravan and Lady Penelope's FAB1.