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Walking with Wheels - Ramscombe, Black Hill and Dowsborough [CATEGORY 3 RED]

A Disabled Ramblers Route - From the woodland of Ramscombe to the summit at Black Hill and back via the Iron Age hillfort of Dowsborough this route passes through some of the best the Quantock Hills has to offer.


Walk info


Nearest postcode:

10.8km (6.5miles)

3 hours

Look out for

Majestic Douglas Fir trees towering over Ramscombe, Red and Roe Deer fliting through the trees, buzzards and skylarks soaring over the heathland there is plenty of wildlife on this route. The route also explores the wonderful historic heritage of the Quantock Hills with many cairns and barrows passed on the route before reaching Dowsborough, an Iron age hillfort.


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.


A Disabled Ramblers Route - Developed by the Disabled Ramblers this route starts in the majestic Great Wood, with towering Douglas Fir Trees before climbing to the open heathland summits where it explores the historic heritage of the Quantock Hills passing a number of cairns and barrows before reaching the highest point on the route, Dowsborough, an impressive Iron Age Hillfort.

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