Getting to College

Here at Huish we have a number of buses that come directly to the College, with other routes stopping just a short walk away. There is a pedestrian and cycle path at the rear of Huish which links directly to Vivary Park and the town centre.

Cycling or Walking

Cycling or Walking

There is a pedestrian and cycle path at the rear of the College linking directly from Vivary Park and the town centre.

There are several bicycle racks available on campus where you can securely lock your bike. Please do not leave your bike on campus overnight.

Travelling by bus

Somerset County Travel TicketStudent getting on to a bus at the front of College

This ticket is valid for 12 months (September–August) and allows travel on multi operators seven days a week, holidays, and weekends, not just term time. The ticket is a flexible ticket and allows students to travel across County Boarders provided their journeys start and/or finish within the administrative borders of Somerset allowing students travelling from Devon to purchase this travel ticket.

For further information or to apply for a County Ticket please visit https://www.somerset.gov.uk/roads-and-transport/county-ticket/.

Other Bus Ticket Options

Please note that each individual bus operators offer a range of travel tickets and we strongly recommend that you check these to ensure that the County ticket is the most appropriate ticket for your individual needs.

For information on routes and service, times please visit https://www.traveline.info.

Car and Moped parking

Car Parking at Huish:

You can purchase a car parking permit from the Huish shop if you live outside a TA1 postcode and are in the Upper Sixth, an Adult learner or an Apprentice. Please note that there is limited parking and that parking permits are on a first come first serve basis.

There are two rear car parks and designated moped parking is available within the front Staff Car Park.

If you require special parking arrangements and are registered disabled holding a blue badge please contact Jo Quick at joq@richuish.ac.uk to discuss your needs.

Somerset Road Safety

Huish work in collaboration with Somerset Road Safety to promote safe practices amongst new drivers and moped riders.

Visitor Parking

Visitor Parking

There are a few visitor parking spaces available at the front of the College. These spaces are reserved for visitors only. If you are visiting the College you can reserve a space by contacting the College in advance. If you are coming in for a pre-arranged meeting this may be organised by your staff contact. All visitors must report to Reception on arrival.

We request that visitors only park in designated car parking bays. The front turning circle for the College must remain clear to allow entry to any emergency vehicles, buses and deliveries.

Financial Support for your journey to Huish

Financial Support for your journey to Huish

Richard Huish College understand the financial commitment students and their family undertake when travelling to College. We offer the following financial support to help with the cost of your bus travel with the following bursaries:

  1. One-off Travel Contribution. This is a payment of £100 to students who hold a Love the Bus Ticket after the 1st November. The payment is normally paid the first week of December once we have been notified of students with a ticket from Somerset County Council. Please note if you are eligible for a travel bursary award through the Discretionary Bursary you will not receive the £100 Travel contribution.
  2. Discretionary Bursary. This is a means tested bursary offering financial support up to £500 towards the purchase of the Love the Bus County Ticket as well as a contribution to the student’s essential course costs and college trips.

To apply for the above financial support packages, once you have enrolled at Huish, please register at https://richardhuish.paymystudent.com/portal/ using your College ID number and date of birth and complete the on-line application form.

For further information on additional financial support please visit Bursaries and Finance.