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Ramscombe (Forestry England) [CATEGORY 2 BLUE]

A lovely route on forest roads exploring Forestry Englands Great Wood with magnificant towering conifer trees and hidden wildlife.


The Red Route at Ramscombe

Walk info


Nearest postcode:

4km (2.5 miles)

1 - 1.5 hours

Look out for

Majestic Douglas Fir trees towering over Ramscombe, Red and Roe Deer fliting through the trees. Ramscombe is home to some facinating wildlife from woodland birds such as Goldcrest and Redstart to glowworms casting their earie glow on summer evenings.


Start location

Nearest postcode:


Facilities nearby

Toilets, accessible toilet on site. Cafe at entrance to Great Wood (not Forestry England).

Transport and parking

There are three car parks in Great Wood, charges apply.


Follow the Red Route at Ramscombe, using the forest roads to explore this hidden jem of the Quantock Hills. The route starts at the events room in Ramscombe with towering Douglas Fir's lining your route, before heading into the forest with scheduled monuments and a host of wildlife such as red deer, crossbills and glow worms.

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