The Montpellier Trail (Blue) - (0.5 mile, 0.8 km)

This is the second part of the full Town Centre trail.   The full trail is approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km). It is split into 4 smaller trails (Civic, Montpellier, West Park, Victoria), each one can be walked separately.   

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This Trail is designed to follow on from the Civic Trail.  If you are doing so follow the directions from TCT1 to the first plaque on this Trail. 

If just walking this Trail, make your way to the White Hart Hotel where you will find the first plaque.

L01

The Trail starts at the White Hart Hotel

White Hart

Plq83

The Plaque is :

Right hand side of hotel, by the hair salon

L02

From the White Hart Hotel, walk round the Crown roundabout, crossing Royal Parade (using the pedestrian crossing) to the Crown Hotel.

Crown Hotel

Plq20

The Plaque is :

On far left entrance, left hand post.

L03

Walk to the far end of the Crown Hotel and cross Montpellier Road onto Montpellier Gardens.

Montpellier Baths

Plq11

The Plaque is :

On the stone building, opposite Tennant's shop.

L04

Continue round the Crown Roundabout and then turn left onto Montpellier Hill. After about 170 yds you will reach the Benneton shop.

The Stray

Plq18

The Plaque is :

At bottom of Montpellier Hill, on the grass, opposite Benneton shop.

L05

Continue along and up Montpellier Parade with the shops on your left. At the top of the hill, Bettys is on your left.

Bettys

Plq81

The Plaque is :

On Montpellier Parade elevation

L06

From Bettys, turn back to the top of Montpellier Parade and take the path through the gardens parallel to Parliament Street. Continue with the bushes on your left and the flower beds on your right until almost reaching Montpellier Hill.

Mrs Mehroo Jehangir

Plq71

The Plaque is :

Between West Park and Montpellier Hill. In the gardens.

L07

Carefully cross Montpellier Hill onto the Stray (by the bus stop). Take the path leading away from the old green bus shelter (now ice cream parlour) back down and away from Montpellier Hill. This will bring you to the corner where The Esplanade becomes Victoria Road. Go just onto The Esplanade to Beech Villa.

Beech Villa

Plq38

The Plaque is :

At the corner with Victoria Road, on the corner post.

L08

Return to the Stray just off Victoria Road and proceed up the edge of the Stray, along Byron Walk, with buildings on your right. Stray Towers is after approximately 100 yards.

Stray Towers

Plq76

The Plaque is :

On the iron railings at the front of Stray Towers.

The full Town Centre Trail continues with the West Park Trail.  If you wish to finish here, proceed back into the Town Centre.

To continue to the West Park Trail. 

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