Sedgemoor Battlefield Tour – July 6th 2022

The Battle of Sedgemoor was the final battle of the Monmouth Rebellion which took place on 6th July 1685 and followed a series of skirmishes around South-West England between the rebel forces of James Scott, First Duke of Monmouth, and forces loyal to James II.

General Sir John Deverell will lead a tour of the Sedgemoor Battlefield on Wednesday 6th July. The tour cost includes lunch and travel around the Sedgemoor area.

On the day

  • 09:15-09:45 Arrive St Mary’s Church, Bridgwater. The church kindly provide tea and coffee in return for a donation. You may wish to allow sufficient time to look around St Mary’s before 10:00.
  • Please be seated in the nave by 1o am when General Sir John Deverell will begin the Tour. This initial stand and talk will last approximately 45 minutes.
  • Before lunch there are four subsequent stands including the site of the battle. Each stand is accessed by minibus and a short walk.
  • Lunch takes place at the http://www.berecidercompany.com/
  • The final and only stand after lunch takes place at St Mary’s Church, Westonzoyland.
  • All return to Bridgwater just after 4pm.

Parking

St Mary’s Church Bridgwater is a five minute walk from most car parking options. The Angel Place Shopping Centre, TA6 3TQ also has parking.

Tickets

The cost of the day is £35 per person. This includes transport and lunch.

Places for this event are limited so please call us on 01392 496412 or email southwest@soldierscharity.org to reserve your place.