Gillingham to Frome
This route follows National Cycle routes 25 and 24 from Dorset to Somerset. The route starts near the train station in Dorset based Gillingham and heads north on quiet country roads. You'll soon come to Stourhead - an 18th century landscaped garden owned by the National Trust that is well worth a visit. You then continue onto a lovely stretch through the Longleat Estate. If you have time, Longleat House is another route highlight well worth stopping for, with beautiful grounds, a safari park and the delightful Heaven's Gate to enjoy. The final stretch takes you through a woodland section and then along country lanes to Frome, where you finish near the train station.
Gillingham to Frome Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Gillingham to Frome Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Gillingham to Frome OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Gillingham to Frome Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
On the route stop at The Spread Eagle Inn on the Stourhead Estate for some refreshments. The eighteenth-century inn offers lunches, snacks, evening meals, cakes, tea and coffee, as well as a great selection of wines, beers, and gins. There's also a nice outdoor seating area to relax in during the summer months. You can find the inn at Church Lawn on the estate with postcode BA12 6QE for your sat navs.