There are a number of circular and coastal walks in Somerset, leading through many picture post card villages. Take a short six minute walk along the river bank to one of our local pubs; the Bason Bridge Inn.
Walks along the Quantock Hills offer fantastic veiws across the Severn Estuary. Walks from Lilstock to Kilve of about 3 miles ends with a cream tea renowned for it idylic setting and outstanding tea's.
Walks along the nature reserves of Shapwick Heath offer a chance to get close to nature.
Brent Knowle is a short hill climb to the summit, where a roman fort once stood, views across the Somerset Levels and Severn Estuary are worth the climb
Cheddar Caves walk is a circular walk skirting the famous, Cheddar Gorge, ending at Jacob's Ladder before the assent, down in to Cheddar Valley and village. Views include the Gorge and Brent Knowle. This is a challenging 2 hour walk with outstanding views.Andrew & Rhi took a wonderful walk up Brent Knowle Hill and beyond!
Please view other pages of Wall Eden web site for more walks and other things to do while youn are staying with us:
- Start point: Coleridge Cottage, Lime St. Nether Stowey
- Toilets: Nether Stowey car park in Castle Street.
- Places to Eat & Drink: pubs, shops & tea rooms in Nether Stowey; pub & tea rooms/gardens in Holford (all just off route); pub and shop (just off route) in West Quantoxhead; pub (just off route) & shop at Bicknoller.
- Maps: You are advised to carry with you OS Explorer Maps
- Waymarking: the route is waymarked with distinctive quill waymarks
- A quiet and unspoilt northern fringes of the Quantock Hills through the villages of Holford, West Quantoxhead and Bicknoller
- the little known Brendon Hills through the villages of Monksilver, Roadwater and Luxborough, across Lype Hill to Wheddon Cross
- This remote Exmoor moorland of Dunkery Hill to the woodland village of Horner
- to reach Porlock, the end of your route, on the spectacular South West Coast Path.
- more information on www.coleridgeway.co.uk