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Ford Footpath 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
OS MAP: Yeovil & Sherborne

Walk description:

NB. Please be aware that there is a narrow footpath that would only be suitable for narrow buggies. There is an alternative to taking this footpath and you can continue along Hele Lane and up to South Street and when you reach South Street turn left and follow until you reach the rest of the route. From the car park, turn left onto Prigg Lane and follow to the end, taking the footpath that cuts the corner which brings you out onto Silver Street and turn left and walk along Silver Street until you reach St. James Street. Turn right and continue until you reach North Street. Cross over North Street and then walk up Palmer Street. Continue uphill until you reach the junction with Crown Lane and Summer Shard. Turn down Summer Shard and follow to the end, where you turn left and follow until you reach the crossroads beside the church. Turn right to take Hele Lane passing round the church and continue until you reach the ford and the footpath signposted off to the left. Take the footpath and continue until you reach the end of the footpath and South Street. Turn left and follow to the end of South Street, then cross over Harvey's Road, Roundwell Street and Prigg Lane and you are 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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