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Accessible Walks - walking routes for parents with young children
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Hele Lane and Ford Buggy Walk

LOCALITY: South Petherton , Somerset
DISTANCE: 1.5 miles (2.41 km)
FACILITIES: Circular route, Parking, Suitable for wheelchairs, Pub, Cafe

GRADIENT: Mostly flat
TERRAIN: Medium
OS MAP: Yeovil & Sherborne

Walk description:

NB. There is a small section where there is not a pavement in this route and the road can be a little busy so please take care on this section of the walk. This walk starts from the car park on the corner of St. James Street and Prigg Lane. Come out of the car park and turn left to cross over Prigg Lane and Roundwell Street. Turn up Harvey's Road and head uphill to the crossroads at the top. Here turn left onto Lightgate Road, this is the section where there is no pavement and the road can be a little busy so please be careful of the traffic. Walk along Lightgate Road until you reach the end and Silver Street. Cross over Silver Street and turn left to walk down hill and then uphill slightly to reach St. James Street. Here turn right and walk to North Street and cross over North Street. Then continue ahead and walk up Palmer Street. Continue up Palmer Street till the turning on the left for Crown Lane. Cross over Palmer Street and walk along Crown Lane until you reach the crossroads at the end. Go straight over at the crossroads and walk along Hele Lane. Walk pass the ford (there is a pavement that you can walk along so that you don't have to walk through the ford). Continue along the lane until you round the bend and come to the top of the lane and South Street. Turn left and walk along South Street, then cross over Harvey's Road, Roundwell Street and Prigg Lane to get you back to the car park.


Additional notes:

There are pubs and cafes in South Petherton if you should wish to enjoy any refreshments.


28/08/2013 | Walk posted by Cheryl Lingard

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