Liberty Trail

Trail Code
DORSTR0024

Activity
Walk

Author Name
Walk and Cycle

Distance
30.5 miles / 49.1 kms
Ascent
3297 feet / 1005 metres

Start Location
ST479171 / TA14 6RW

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Maps
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Images
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Created
17 Sep 2010

The Liberty Trail recreates the follows the journey of villagers from Somerset and Dorset who walked to Lyme Regis in 1685 to show their support for the Monmouth Rebellion. Starting at Ham Hill in Somerset, one of the largest Iron Age hill forts in Europe, the route passes through or near to many historic sites including the former Cistercian monastery at Forde Abbey. It ends at the attractive seaside town of Lyme Regis with its famous harbour.

For an overview map of the trail please click here.

Calories

Assuming a constant pace and no stops, typically it will take 10 hours 10 minutes to walk the distance and along the way 2718 calories will be burnt.

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