FromeWarminster

Frowar two
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Distance

13km/8mi

Ascent

130m

Descent

182m

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Description

The majority of this route is exactly the same as Frowar one, with the section between the tarmac path running parallel to the river Frome to the pavement on the A3098, being substituted with a much safer option.
Walking TOWARDS Frome, at end of pavement on A3098 avoid walking down Styles Hill by turning right down Rodden Rd, turn left down down FP with steps into Hillside Drive, cross New Rd, taking Ellworthy Close followed by River Walk, rejoining the route at the path adjacent to the river Frome

The majority of this route is exactly the same as Frowar one, with the section between the tarmac path running parallel to the river Frome to the pavement on the A3098, being substituted with a much safer option.
Walking TOWARDS Frome, at end of pavement on A3098 avoid walking down Styles Hill by turning right down Rodden Rd, turn left down down FP with steps into Hillside Drive, cross New Rd, taking Ellworthy Close followed by River Walk, rejoining the route at the path adjacent to the river Frome

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Reviews - 1

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Is this route good enough? -  Yes (1)

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Surveys

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DescriptionNote
Grade 3: Route includes rough surfaces that may include small boulders, potholes, shallow ruts, loose gravel, short muddy sections.
Access grade X: At least one stile, flight of steps or other obstacle that is highly likely to block access for wheelchair and scooter users.
Grading is based on average scores by surveyors. This slow way has 1 surveys.
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Facilities

Facilities in the middle third of this route.

Not present at time of survey Public toilet (1)
Not present at time of survey Wheelchair accessible toilet (1)
Not present at time of survey Supermarket (1)
Present at time of survey Restaurant (1)
Maybe present Vegan restaurant (1)
Maybe present Accommodation (1)
Not present at time of survey Accommodation < £50 (1)
Present at time of survey Campsite (1)
Not present at time of survey Bothy (1)
Not present at time of survey Free wifi (1)
Not present at time of survey Public phone (1)
Present at time of survey Mobile phone coverage (1)
Not present at time of survey Train station (1)
Not present at time of survey Bench (1)
Not present at time of survey Picnic table (1)
Not present at time of survey Bus stop (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry (1)

Challenges

Potential challenges reported on this route. Some challenges are seasonal.

Not present at time of survey Scrambling (1)
Not present at time of survey Wading (1)
Not present at time of survey Swimming (1)
Not present at time of survey Climbing (1)
Not present at time of survey Stepping stones (1)
Present at time of survey Very slippery (1)
Present at time of survey Very muddy (1)
Not present at time of survey Very icy (1)
Not present at time of survey Likely to flood (1)
Present at time of survey Long grass sections (1)
Present at time of survey Crops encroaching on path (1)
Present at time of survey Diverted path (1)

Obstacles

Obstacles on this route.

Present at time of survey Stiles (1)
Present at time of survey Step and kerbs (1)
Not present at time of survey Possible to avoid steps, if applicable (1)
Present at time of survey Flights of steps (1)
Present at time of survey Gates (1)
Present at time of survey Kissing gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Locked gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Disables access gates (1)
Present at time of survey Cycle barriers (1)
Not present at time of survey Ladders (1)
Not present at time of survey Cattle grids (1)
Not present at time of survey Fords (1)
Present at time of survey Narrow bridges (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry required (1)
Present at time of survey Acceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Unacceptable road walking (1)
Present at time of survey Dangerous road crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on paths beside roads (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on verges beside roads (1)
Not present at time of survey Railway crossings (1)
Not present at time of survey River crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Cattle possible (1)
Not present at time of survey Horses possible (1)
Not present at time of survey Tidal area (1)
Not present at time of survey Potential falls (1)
Not present at time of survey Exposed to elements (1)
Not present at time of survey Remove area (1)
Not present at time of survey Mountainous area (1)
Not present at time of survey Military training area (1)
Present at time of survey No visible path (1)
Maybe present Seasonal nesting birds (1)
Not present at time of survey Other hazards (1)

Accessibility

Is this route step and stile free?

Not present at time of survey Free of stiles (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of single steps/kerbs (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of flights of steps (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of other obstacles (1)

Measurements

Surveyors were asked to measure the narrowest and steepest parts of paths.

The narrowest part of the path is 60.0cm (1)

The steepest uphill gradient walking East 20.0% (1)

The steepest uphill gradient walking West 15.0% (1)

The steepest camber gradient across the path 5.0% (1)

How clear is the waymarking on the route: Unclear in places (1)

Successfully completed

We asked route surveyors "Have you successfully completed this route with any of the following? If so, would you recommend it to someone with the same requirements?". Here is how they replied.

Maybe present Small Pug-sized dog (1)
Maybe present Small Labrador-sized dog (1)
Maybe present Large St. Bernard-sized dog (1)
Not present at time of survey Standard pram (1)
Not present at time of survey Off-road rugged pram (1)
Not present at time of survey Standard wheelchair (1)
Not present at time of survey Off-road rugged wheelchair (1)
Not present at time of survey Standard mobility scooter (1)
Not present at time of survey Off-road rugged mobility scooter (1)

Recommended by an expert

We asked route surveyors "Are you a trained access professional, officer or expert? If so, is this route suitable for someone travelling with any of the following?" Here is how they replied.

Maybe present Small Pug-sized dog (1)
Maybe present Small Labrador-sized dog (1)
Maybe present Large St. Bernard-sized dog (1)
Not present at time of survey Standard pram (1)
Not present at time of survey Off-road rugged pram (1)
Not present at time of survey Standard wheelchair (1)
Not present at time of survey Off-road rugged wheelchair (1)
Not present at time of survey Standard mobility scooter (1)
Not present at time of survey Off-road rugged mobility scooter (1)

Terrain

We asked route surveyors to estimate how much of the route goes through different kinds of terrain.

9.0% of the route is on roads (1)

27.0% of the route is lit at night (1)

53.0% of the route is paved (1)

5.0% of the route is muddy (1)

2.0% of the route is over rough ground (1)

2.0% of the route is through long grass (1)

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3X April 2022 by Brian
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Start and end points

Frome
Grid RefST7764948039
Lat / Lon 51.23109° / -2.32149°
Easting / Northing377,649E / 148,039N
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Warminster
Grid RefST8775245293
Lat / Lon 51.20671° / -2.17670°
Easting / Northing387,752E / 145,293N
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Review


Brian

08 Apr 2022

I walked this route from Warminster, and it is generally a very pleasant route, following pavement, and field tracks with sections of quiet roads, and fields with crops. There are a couple of fields where it is easier to walk the field boundary rather then cross field which when walked was ploughed and tilled in preparation for maize. There is also a section where the fp has been rerouted around Heath House Farm. I recorded the route on gps as 8.31 mi, virtually the same as Frowar one.
Care must be taken crossing the busy two lane A361.


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Ascent

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Descent

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