The Colliers Way is a 24 mile cycling route which takes you through the beautiful landscape of Somerset. The route starts just outside Bath and takes you all the way down to Frome. It's a short route and can easily be tackled in a day, but you might like to set aside some extra time to stop at some of the attractions along the way, the best and most interesting of which we've highlighted below. This guide is for anyone attempting this route in 2023, and is intended to match the original route which was designed. Let's get into it:
Where does The Colliers Way start and end?
The route runs from Dundas Aqueduct to Frome via Radstock as show in the image above. The route follows a mixture of low traffic roads and old railway lines serving the Somerset coalfield, and is generally quite flat.
What sections are there?
Dundas Aqueduct to Midford- 3 miles
Midford to Wellow - 2.5 miles
Wellow to Shoscombe - 2 miles
Shoscombe - Midsomer Norton - 5 miles
Midsomer Norton to Radstock - 2 miles
Radstock to Kilmersdon - 2 miles
Kilmersdon to Great Elm - 5 miles
Great Elm to Frome - 3 miles