Short Walks from the Half Moon Car Park – Route 9
Route 9 Distance 6.1Km Total ascent 28m
Leave car park and turn right along West Street. At The Triangle, fork left along Sutton Road. After 200m turn L into Great Western Lane and follow through modern housing development. Follow the road as it bears L under the railway bridge, and continue ahead ascending gently for 800m to a crossroads (GR 488 275). Continue ahead for 1.3Km to a junction by Trout Cottage. Turn L (GR 491 263) and follow lane for 1.5Km to a junction close to quarry. Go L for 300m then R through metal gate (SP Somerton) and along path, keeping hedge on R. After 400m enter enclosed track for 100m to junction. Go L for 30m, through gate and continue, now with hedge on R. At end of field enter track for 100m to reach road. Go R and follow, descending gradually and 50m before railway bridge ascend steep steps on R (SP West Street). At top of steps, bear L and follow path along edge of field to reach a gate leading to a track. Go L and follow the track ascending gently to reach West Street by almshouses. Go L for 20m and car park is across the road.