Guided walk: Swan Way and the Droves

A walk through the Kingston Lacy parkland and the beautiful network of droves to Shapwick, Swan Way and the Beech Avenue. Distance: 6 miles. Time approx. 3 hours.

  • Booking not needed

Brush off the cobwebs and enjoy a wintry walk taking in some of the Kingston Lacy parkland and the network of original droves to Shapwick and return along the majestic Beech Avenue.

Distance: 6 miles. Time approx. 3 hours.

Sorry no dogs allowed.

Suggested donation £2 per walker.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £2.00
    Suggested donation

The basics

Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at Kingston Lacy car park (OS Explorer 118 ST 977014) approximately 15 minutes before the start of the walk.
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
7 February 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.