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Rode is a thriving, vibrant village in Somerset, surrounded by countryside but within easy reach of many world-renowned attractions.

The village lies in the Parish of Hardington Vale which also includes Tellisford, Farleigh Hungerford, Hemington, Laverton and Norton St. Phillip.

Nearby towns include Frome, Bradford on Avon, Trowbridge, Westbury, Warminster and the world-heritage city of Bath. There’s always something going on in our friendly village so come and pay us a visit.

At the heart of the village is the popular General store and cafe, which is also home to the Post Office.

As well as serving great food and drink, the Cross Keys pub hosts many events including some of the best comedy acts you will find. Rhod Gilbert, Angela Barnes, Russell Howard and Greg Davies have all appeared at this intimate venue.

The Mill at Rode, refurbished under new management in 2022, lies on the River Frome and has always been a popular location for visitors from far and wide.

As well as Bath, other nearby attractions include Stourhead, Lacock, Longleat, Salisbury Plain and the Mendip Hills. Stonehenge is just 25 miles away.

How to get here?

The village lies on national cycle route 254 and the Macmillan Way.

By bus, check out the timetable for connections to Bath, Frome, Chippenham and Trowbridge.

Local train stations can be found in Frome, Bradford on Avon and Westbury.

By car, the village lies just off the A36. Nearest motorways are the M4 and A303/M3.

19 January 2023
Last Updated
28 November 2023