GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Quantocks Walks

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Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve2 miles (2.5 km)Explore this beautiful nature reserve on this short walk in the Somerset Levels. The reserve is situated on the mouth of the River Parrett with lovely views over the estuary to Stert Island and Burnham-on-Sea. It consists of extensive areas of mudflats, sand banks, reed beds and saltmarshes attracting a large number of birds. Look out for shelduck, curlew, redshank and oystercatcher from the excellent elevated bird hide. There is also an abundance of interesting flora with wildflowers and plants including Somerset hair grass,wild thyme,horseshoe vetchandbirds-foot-trefoil. View Full Details>>
Coleridge Way35 miles (56 km)Travel through the Exmoor National Park and the stunning Quantock Hills AONB as you walk in the footsteps of poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. View Full Details>>
Cothelstone Hill2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy heathland, woodland and wonderful views on this circular walk in the Quantocks. It's a lovely area with the groups of beech trees known as the Seven Sisters, bronze age burial mounds and the remains of a folly tower. You should also see several Exmoor Ponies around the hilltop and bluebells in the woodland in the spring. View Full Details>>
Fyne Court2 miles (3 km)Explore the gardens and 65 acre wider estate on this short walk in the Quantock Hills. In the estate you'll find three waymarked walking trails taking you to the most interesting areas on well surfaced paths. You'll visit the fine courtyard with a coach house, stable, library and music room. The trail then takes you into the beautiful gardens with a serpentine lake, boathouse, round-towered folly and a walled garden with ornamental trees and shrubs. There are also lovely woodland sections with beech trees and bluebells in spring. View Full Details>>
Great Wood Quantocks2 miles (3 km)Enjoy miles of cycling and walking trails in this large area of woodland in the Quantocks. There is a red waymarked walking trail starting from the main car park which takes you to Ramscombe on good footpaths. The area has fine trees including ancient oaks, Majestic Douglas firs and Sitka spruce. There are also lovely streams and grassy glades to enjoy a picnic in. Look out for a variety of wildlife including red and roe deer, nightjar and sparrowhawk. View Full Details>>
Hawkridge Reservoir2 miles (2.5 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this pretty reservoir in the Quantock Hills area of Somerset. There's nice footpaths climbing above the reservoir, with lovely views across the water to the surrounding countryside and woodland. View Full Details>>
Hestercombe House1 miles (2 km)Explore the beautiful gardens surrounding this historiccountry houseon the edge of the Quantock Hills View Full Details>>
Holford3 miles (5.5 km)This lovely Quantocks village has some nice walks to try through the surrounding woodland and countryside. Just to the south of the village is a large area of woodland with a myriad of tracks and paths to try. The bridleways are also good for mountain bikers. View Full Details>>
Kilve Beach and East Quantoxhead3 miles (5.5 km)This circular walk explores a beautiful area of coast and countryside in the Quantocks. View Full Details>>
Lydeard Hill2 miles (2.5 km)Climb to Lydeard Hill in the Quantocks an enjoy splendid views over the surrounding countryside. View Full Details>>
Quantock Greenway36 miles (58 km)A splendid figure of eight walk through the stunning Quantock Hils AONB. View Full Details>>
West Deane Way45 miles (72 km)This wonderful circular walk takes you through the beautiful Somerset countryside including the Quantock Hills AONB. View Full Details>>
Wills Neck2 miles (3.5 km)Climb to the highest point in the Quantock Hillson this circular walk in Somerset. Wills Neck stands at a height of 1,261ft (384m) and commands wonderful views of Dartmoor,Exmoor, theBrecon Beacons, theMendipsandBlackdown Hills. View Full Details>>

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