Plan your Journey

Address:

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Tympath Lane 
Gobowen, Oswestry
Shropshire
SY10 7AG

Contact telephone: 01691 404000
 

Travelling to RJAH

 

By car

A copy of a road map for RJAH can be found here


From the North/North Wales (Chester/Wrexham)

 
  • Follow signs for Wrexham A483
  • At the end of the dual carriageway the road divides, you will need to take the right hand lane (A5) for Oswestry.
  • Go straight across the first roundabout and continue on this road (A5).
  • At the next roundabout go straight across (2nd exit) and continue on this road.
  • At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit signposted Orthopaedic Hospital. Follow the road over a small bridge and you will see the hospital on the left.

From the Mid Wales
 
  • Follow signs for Oswestry A483 for approximately 12 miles
  • At the Mile End roundabout (which has a KFC and Starbucks on left and a Petrol Station and Travel Lodge on the right of the junction) take the 2nd exit onto the Oswestry bypass (signposted North Wales, Llangollen).
  • At the second roundabout take the 2nd exit (straight across) towards Wrexham
  • At the third roundabout take the 4th exit signposted Orthopaedic Hospital and follow the road over a small bridge and you will see the hospital on your left.
 

From the South (Shrewsbury)
 

  • Follow signs for Oswestry A5
  • As you approach the outskirts of Oswestry there is a roundabout with a Services (Travelodge) on the left. Take the 4th exit onto the Oswestry bypass (signposted North Wales/Llangollen and Orthopaedic Hospital). DO NOT follow directions to the Oswestry Town Centre.
  • At the second roundabout take the 2nd exit (straight across) towards Wrexham.
  • At the third roundabout take the 4th exit signposted Orthopaedic Hospital and follow the road over a small bridge and you will see the hospital on your left.

Public transport

Travelling by bus

There are two bus stops outside the hospital. 
  • The Arriva bus service number 53 stops outside the hospital as part of the Oswestry - Gobowen - Ifton - Ellesmere route. This operates Monday to Saturday.
  • The Arriva bus service number 2 stops outside the hospital as part of the Oswestry - Gobowen - Ruabon - Wrexham route. This operates seven days a week.
  • The Lakeside Coaches of Ellesmere bus service number 449 stops outside the hospital as part of the Ellesmere - Whittington - Oswestry route. This operates Monday to Saturday.
More information about Arriva Bus Services can be found here

More information about Lakeside Coaches of Ellesmere services can be found here

Travelling by train

The nearest train station to RJAH is Gobowen Train Station and is approximately two miles from the hospital.  Gobowen Train Station is on the following train lines:
  • Chester/Wrexham/Shrewsbury line to Gobowen, Chirk and stations to Chester & Holyhead
  • Direct trains to Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International
More information, including timetables, can be found on the National Rail website

Please note: the Arriva bus service passes Gobowen Train Station. You can also book a taxi from the station to RJAH.

Nearest airports
 
  • Birmingham International Airport (approx. 75 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (approx. 50 miles)
  • Manchester Airport (approx. 60 miles)

By foot or bike

If you live nearby and are fit and well, we encourage you to walk or cycle to our hospitals.

RJAH is approximately two and a half miles from Oswestry town centre or approximately two miles from Gobowen Railway Station. There are excellent cycle routes leading to RJAH using the quieter or residential roads nearby.