Tour Duration: 4 nights, 3 days walking Total Distance: 28 miles Min/max daily distance: 6/14 miles Average Daily distance: 9 miles Grading: easy/moderate
King Alred's Tower
1:Arrive at Bruton
You make your own way to Bruton. We can assist with coach or train transfers
if necessary. Car parking is available for the duration of this Somerset
2:Bruton to Castle Cary. 8
You start walking the Leland Trail at King Alfred's Tower, which stands
on Kingsettle Hill and is part of the National Trust's Stourhead Estate.
You walk west to Castle Cary along a ridge path. Down in the valleys are
reminders of the age of steam.
3:Castle Cary to Ilchester. 14
Climb to the top of Cadbury Castle where you can see both ends of the Leyland
Trail. The Roman town of Ilchester is the stop for the night and if you
have time you can visit the Fleet Air Arm Museum.
to Ham Hill. 6 miles easy
This part of the trail has so much to visit: the National Trust properties
of Tintinhull House, Montacute House and Stoke Sub Hamdon Priory.
5:Depart after breakfast
This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.
The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer
or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point
and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.
Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of England
or the UK. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.
Online booking available. A deposit of £55 per person is required
to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
in your UK Walking Holiday
on the Leland Trail
accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on
a bed and breakfast basis
room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
daily luggage transfer<
support should there be any problems on route
for your UK Walking Holiday
on the Leland Trail
upgrade to the region's most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels,
transfers back to car or station
inn to inn walks
Leland Trail 5 day itinerary: 3 day walking and 4 nights accommodation
£436pp single occ
£476pp solo traveller
prices subject to change
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let's Go Biking Ltd accepts
no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness and loss/theft of personal possessions
These are not included. Evening meals:
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation
or in the town/village. Packed lunches:
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local
store, or cafe or inn along the route.
to get there
Telephone Lines are open 7 days a week.
UK +44 (0)1837 880075
or +44 (0)207 193 1252
9am to 9pm US +1 (646) 233-1541 New York 5 hours behind UK time: 4am to 4pm EST AUS +61 (02) 8006 0182 Sydney 10 hours ahead of UK time: 7pm to 7am EADT CAN +1 (647) 4786251 Toronto 5 hours behind UK time: 4am to 4pm EST
to Bristol where we can arrange transfer to Bruton By Car to Bruton where parking is available By Train / Bus to Castle Cary