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Places to visit

Coleridge Cottage entrance sign.

Nestled in Nether Stowey this National Trust property explores the role of Samuel Taylor Coleridge in the birth of Romantic poetry.

Dead women's ditch finger post sign.

High on Quantock Common this grim sounding location is a great location to explore the heathlands and ancient oakwood's.

Hawkridge reservoir looking to the left.

Owned by Wessex Water and providing water to the town of Bridgwater, Hawkridge is a hidden jem waiting to be discovered.

Tree at the top looking down the combe in the distance.

A glorious village nestled at the bottom of the atmospheric oak wooded combes.

Kings cliff woods visitor sign.

A hidden gem near North Petherton, Kings Cliff is a wonderful woodland with mature oaks, sweet chestnuts and a babbling stream running through it.

Track up to the woods with high trees on the left.

Explore this 600 hectare woodland, a mix of magnificant conifers and ancient oak woods.

Ponies on Cothelstone Hill

Open hilltop leased by the South West Heritage Trust with some of the best views across Somerset.

Fyne court tea rooms and library.

The National Trust hub of the Quantock Hills and while the main house is no longer here there is still plenty to see and do.

A historic manor house in the distance with the sun rising behind it.

With three centuries of garden design built on a diverse history of an estate dating back to an Anglo-Saxon charter of 682 Hestercombe is a fascinating venue to visit again and again.

Kilve beach with a bright blue sky and large fluffy clouds.

A geological wonder, Kilve Beach is a wonderful rocky beach full of rock pools and fossils.

View from lydeard hill across to the distance.

A wonderful viewpoint or place to start your visit in the southern Quantock Hills.

Staple Plain

A wonderful viewpoint at the northern end of Quantock Common affording good access an views to the heathland summits.

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