River Parrett Trail   

River Parrett Trail waymark disc

start Chedington, Dorset grid ref ST490059

finish Steart, Somerset grid ref ST281469 

80 kilometres / 50 mileslinear walking route

links Leland Trail, Liberty Trail



Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 128 Taunton & Blackdown Hills

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 140 Quantock Hills & Bridgwater



Stoke St Gregory bus service accommodation available food available shop

Curload Willow Weaving 

King Alfred's Monument stands on one of the lowest hills in England. At an impressive 12 metres Athelney Hill is alleged to be where King Alfred burnt the cakes!

Burrowbridge and the Burrow Mump


Bridgewater  train service bus service accommodation available food available shop

Stallington's Clyce 


Stert Village car park 

Stert Valley Coastal Protection information board tarmac towards Stert Point 

tarmac continues cars prohibited beyond this point 

beyond first bend in the track  follow sign for Tower Hide 

bramble packed hedges along track sides last gate on the River Parrett Trail

Tower Hide at the end of the River Parrett Trail

tower hide staircase acorn in the hut 

looking towards Burnham on Sea looking towards Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station

River Parrett Trail 80 kilometres / 50 miles 


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External Links

Somerset County Council PDF of route 

Somerset County Council website 

Moving Somerset Forward website

The River Parrett Trail (re)visited website