Leg 3 Boat and Anchor Pub (Huntsworth) to Oath Lock 7.7 miles

Detailed instructions to download and print can be found


(also maybe checkpoint on route)

Register from 10:30

Start 11:00  Cut off time: 12:30 (1h 30 ) 

Ready for the start of leg 3 2010.

An overview map and a web link to the official River Parrett Trail Guide are available on the ‘Event Rules’ page.

Unfortunately in the River Parrett Trail Guide it is described in the opposite direction but may be of use.

Directions to start

The Boat and Anchor Pub is situated just North of Junction 24 of the M5 and can be accessed from Juction 24 (between N Petherton and Bridgwater) follow brown sign to Canal side parking.



  • This stage follows the official trail on the Canal until Fordgate and then turns left on minor roads and footpaths. If you do not turn left you could end up in Taunton !
  • At Burrow Bridge (Main Road-Take Care). Turn left over Bridge and at the Pub (King Alfred) turn right to follow the River until you get to the Finish at Oath.


Support and Spectating

Apart from the start and Finish there are limited places to park up,


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