Guided walk: Shapwick and Tarrant Crawford

A walk through fields and along the river Stour, including a visit to a beautiful rural church. Distance: 6 miles. Time: approx. 2 - 3 hours.

  • Booking not needed

Step into early spring and see the countryside coming to life on this guided estate walk. Take in the village of Shapwick and the unspoilt pastoral landscape adjacent to the River Tarrant and even vis the Church of St Mary – a protected ancient building with paintings which date from the 13th century.

Distance: 6 miles. Time approx. 2 - 3 hours.

Sorry no dogs allowed.

Suggested donation £2 per walker.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £2.00
    Sugested donation

The basics

Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at the car park next to the Parish Church of Saint Bartholomew (OS Explorer 118 ST 937017) approximately 15 minutes before the start of the walk. The turn is by the Shapwick war memorial.
What to bring and wear
Please wear appropriate stout walking shoes and clothing for the weather conditions. We recommend bringing water and any food you may require. The ground can be very wet and muddy at this time of year
Accessibility
The walk will cross various ground conditions and may be muddy following rain. Walks open to National Trust members and non-members. Walk not suitable for wheelchairs or mobility scooters.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
6 March 2020 10:00 - 13:00 Available

Upcoming events

Kingston Lacy Timed House Entry Tickets *January*

Mon 27 Jan 2020
11:30-11:45
Planning to explore the house on your visit? Please pre-book your free timed entry ticket here to discover a lavish family home during its winter opening. Tickets are pre-bookable up to 24 hours in advance.

Nordic Walking Workout

Tue 28 Jan 2020
09:30-10:30
A weekly workout session to enable you to improve your technique and fitness, working at your own level. Organised in partnership with Moors Valley Country Park these sessions are for competant Nordic walkers who have completed a ‘Learn To’ course.

Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides

Thu 30 Jan 2020
09:30-10:30
Every Thursday, in partnership with Moors Valley Country Park, come and join our fun, friendly and active free cycle rides from 9.30am (please arrive by 9.15am for a prompt start).

Snowdrops at Kingston Lacy

Sat 01 Feb 2020
10:00-16:00
Mark the beginnings of a new year by enjoying a walk amongst the snowdrops. Snowdrops flower at Kingston Lacy throughout January and February, though the best time to see them is normally in February. Normal property admission applies.

Kingston Lacy Timed House Entry Tickets *February*

Sat 01 Feb 2020
11:30-11:45
Planning to explore the house on your visit? Pre-book your free timed entry ticket here to discover a lavish family home during its winter opening. Tickets are pre-bookable up to 24 hours in advance.

Nordic Walking 'Learn To' Condensed Course

Tue 04 Feb 2020
09:30-11:30
An introductory course for people who would like to learn the skill of Nordic Walking. Organised in partnership with Moors Valley Country Park this course runs for 2 consecutive weeks, on the same day and time each week.