Hello Oakley Pedalers
On Saturday 24th August is the next OP Away Day to Longleat taking in a route around Wiltshire/Somerset which includes
through the Longleat Estate. You will enter the estate from the south side and after a short period where you will see a view of
the historic Longleat House. A quick climb up Longcombe Drive to the main park entrance takes you out to open public
roads and the remainder of this great route.
Advanced riders be sure to leave a little in reserve for the beast of a climb up Kingsettle Hill and past King
Alfreds Tower. Once you are back at the start / finish at Nunney
Travelling time from Oakley to the meeting point is about 1hr 30 mins, if desired you can meet at the Oakley Lay-by
07:00 to travel together or make your own way.
Everybody should aim to be at the Nunney Car Park at 08:30 so that the groups can be assembled for a roll out at
09:00. The post code for the meet point is BA11 4LW, and parking is FREE ? all day. Please ensure
that you have your desired route on your navigation device before arriving.
Click the link to navigate to the car park with Google Maps
Nunney, BA11 4LW
Longleat is an English stately home and the seat of the Marquesses of Bath. It is a leading and early example of the
Elizabethan prodigy house. It is adjacent to the village of Horningsham and near the towns of Warminster and
Westbury in Wiltshire and Frome in Somerset.
The food stop will be at the end at the George pub or the Moat & Turret .
Its a public car park, so parking should be free. Bring a few ??? to be safe. .
Routes for the Longleat away day
Please make sure that you download the routes before heading off. If you are not sure on how to do this the just
speak to one of the committee or ask someone, so they can point you in the right direction.
If you do not want to do the “St Peter’s Church” climb, then turn left at 36.2 miles
|Route name||Route Address||Distance||Elevation||Wahoo Route||Garmin Route|
|Longleat (Route 1)||Nunney Castle, BA11 4LW||51 miles||3186ft|
|Longleat (Route 2)||Nunney Castle, BA11 4LW||71 miles||4732ft|