The Tellisford loop
Pretty bridge etc

If you park in Rode, you can walk a few miles north up one side of the River Frome, as far as Tellisford. Then walk south on the other side, back to where you started.

Walk this way

Tree on a hillside

On the way you’ll get nice close-up views of the river, and glimpses of industrial remains – workplaces that once depended on it.

River scene

Sticks in water


When you get to Tellisford, you’ll find the prettiest little stone footbridge you’ve ever seen, and walk across it feeling like you’re in a special place. Which you are.

Pretty bridge

On the far side of the bridge there’s an incongruous (but in my eyes beautiful) modern house that’s also a hydro-electric power generator. And from there on, it’s mostly fields and sheep and views and mud. But nice mud.


Moody sky

Filed under: walks
(6 February 2020)