Stourhead King Alfred’s Tower Walk is a 8.9 kilometer loop trail located near Warminster, Wiltshire, England and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Distance: 8.9 km Elevation Gain: 287 m Route Type: Loop


nature trips


historic site

This walk meanders through the woods and eventually arrives at King Alfred's Tower, a 160 ft folly made for Henry Hoare II in 1772. The folly marks the spot where King Alfred the Great rallied his troops in 878 and commemorates the end of the Seven Years War. The walk returns through Park Hill Camp Iron Age Hill Fort and Turner’s Paddock. Start: Stourhead visitor reception, grid ref: ST778340

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