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200+ steps towards a great view

Alfred’s tower has ample “solid” parking a few hundred meters along the path. Climb the 200+ steps... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
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A great walking area for dog owners.

Bring your wellies but the dogs will love it in the woods around this amazing folly. We always like... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Chris T
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Kingsettle Hill, South Brewham, Bruton BA10 0LB, Bruton, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous place to get out and about with the family dogs horses and young and old. Wonderful wide green walks/rides and lovely tracks throughout the woods. Climb to the top of the tower for amazing views and get your hearts racing.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Alfred’s tower has ample “solid” parking a few hundred meters along the path. Climb the 200+ steps up towards the top and you’ll be rewarded with a spectacular view of the local countryside. Stourhead is only a 5 minute drive away and I’d recommend doing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Bring your wellies but the dogs will love it in the woods around this amazing folly. We always like this as a walk on a weekend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris T
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Had a bit of time to kill ahead of a wedding so we went to Alfred's Tower. Awesome views up top and a nice walk in general.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nastikm
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Sadly unable to enter this historic monument but the view from the bottom looking up shows its huge scale - triangular in shape!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The drive to Alfred’s Tower can be daunting but when you arrive it the Tower is spectacular. Very interesting

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank poppet1uk
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Nice to see but that's it, add it to part of Stourhead visit. many walks around the area. It was closed when I visited. The views from the top must be stunning but it really is a long way up!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank zomersetguy
Reviewed 18 June 2018

There is parking in different parts of the lane to gain access to view the tower, although it was closed on Sunday. About three miles drive from Stourhead through lanes which are narrow in places and with some potholes. Well worth viewing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Been coming here since 1964. Remember throwing a boomerang with a seven year old late on a summer afternoon in the warm sunshine then having a picnic. Sheer heaven.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank DrLIndsay
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely spot before the National Trust decided to install a ticket machine in the carpark. Now you can't move for people hurriedly reversing out of it into the narrow country lane as soon as they realise they haveta pay! Can't blame them...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Julie P
20 October 2018|
Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
You can park in a layby to the side at the top of the hill - not much space though but wasn't busy when i was there - its out in the wilderness a bit