Getting Here

Our street address for driving direction purposes:

123 Towles Rd., Batesville, MS 38606
Phone: +1 (662) 267-6437

(All postal mail should be sent to
Magnolia Grove Monastery, 123 Towles Rd., Batesville, MS 38606)

* Do you need a ride or can offer a ride? Please click here to fill out the Google form.

Please fill out the form in advance – at least by Monday for arrival in the week following that Monday. Unfortunately we may be unable to assist guests who submit forms after this deadline. Our rideshare coordinator will do their best to connect guests traveling to the monastery – and can be useful to have backup plans, if unable to make this connection.

From south of Batesville, MS. take I-55 North.

From north of Batesville, MS. take I-55 South.

From east of Batesville take MS 6 to Batesville. You will intersect with  I-55.

~ then follow the same direction as below:

1) Exit# 243-B Toward Batesville

2) Turn Right on Hwy. 6  go 1.8 miles

3) Turn Right on Eureka St. (two lights west of MS 35) keep straight – go 0.4 miles

4) Eureka St. becomes Panola Ave. keep straight – go 1.1miles

5) Panola Ave. becomes Old Panola Rd.  keep straight – go 2.7 miles

6) Turn Left on Wilson Rd.  Go 1.2 miles

7) Turn Left on Towles Rd.  Magnolia Grove Monastery is on the right.

From Memphis, Tennessee

Head east on Poplar Ave toward N 3rd St                                203 ft

Turn left at N 3rd St                                                                      0.2 mi

Turn right to merge onto I-40 E toward Nashville                    1.2 mi

Take exit 1E to merge onto I-240 S toward Jackson Miss     5.6 mi

Take the exit onto I-55 S Entering Mississippi                         44.9 mi

Take exit 252 for MS-315 toward Sardis/Sardis Dam             0.2 mi

Turn right at E Lee St/MS-315 N                                                 1.5 mi

Turn left at US-51 S                                                                       4.0 mi

Turn right at Barnacre Rd                                                             2.2 mi

Turn left at Old Panola Rd                                                            1.1 mi

Take the 1st right onto Wilson Rd                                               302 ft

Take the 1st left onto Tony Keating Rd                                      1.3 mi

Turn right at Towles Rd
Destination will be on the left                                                      0.1 mi

Affordable airlines to Memphis

We wish to help friends in any way possible to reduce their travel cost. When booking for flights, please fly to Memphis International Airport. Please see list below for low cost airlines to Memphis.

Ground Transport from Memphis International Airport

We will not be able to provide transportation from Memphis International Airport to Magnolia Grove Monastery. Please check information below for more details on how you can rent a car from Memphis Airport. Then, of course, you may use choose transportation services, such as Uber and Lyft. We can recommend the following drivers and services:

  • Shauna, owner of Sleek Shuttle in Memphis, provides transportation from/to the monastery.
    • Phone number: +1 (901) 930-1169 
  • Sissy Wilson, our neighbor, owns a seven-seat passenger car and is an Uber driver.
    • Phone number: + 1 (662) 561-2983

Rental Car from Memphis International Airport
Courtesy phones located near the exits in all baggage claim areas may be used to contact car rental agencies. All rental agencies are located off the airport and each provides its own courtesy shuttle. The shuttle stop is outside the baggage claim area underneath the overhead signs. Minimum car rental is normally for one day. Hours for each company are varied; please check with the company for their hours of operation.