Quantock Hills Spring Events

The Quantock Hills will be having spring events on Sunday 22nd March, Thursday 9th April and Sunday 26th April for more information and to book go to www.quantockhills.com/events/view

Great Somerset Colour Run

The Great Somerset Colour Run will take place on Sunday 14th June 2015 for St Margaret’s Hospice. You can run, walk, skip or hop the 5k route whilst an army of volunteers throw powder paint through the route. Signing up is easy either phone 01823 365613 or visit www.greatsomersetcolourrun.co.uk

Langport Walking Festival – June

Two day walking festival in Langport Start: 42k from 07.30; runners 42k 08.30;; 20k from 08.30; 10/5k from 11.00 (all to finish by 18.00) Route: Each day, from The Angel, Bow Street, Langport Different routes each day across the Somerset Levels, Bowden and Ham Hills around Langport and its parishes

Cheddar Gorge

Discover the heights of Somerset’s famous Cheddar Gorge Cheddar Gorge is one of England’s most iconic and spectacular landscapes. We are really proud to own the north side of this spectacular gorge and we hope that you will enjoy exploring it in a way that suits you. At almost 400 feet deep and three miles … Read more

Brean Down

Promontory of land with dramatic cliffs and Victorian fort Brean Down is a spectacular location for a day out in Somerset. Enjoy relaxing on the beach at the foot of the Down, building sandcastles and visiting the Cove CafĂ© for some yummy food. Take an exhilarating walk to the top of the Down and venture … Read more

Stanton Drew Circles and Cove

The village of Stanton Drew preserves the third largest collection of standing stones in England. Yet, perhaps because it lies off the beaten track, its remarkable prehistoric stone circles have not received the same level of interest and exploration as the more famous examples at Avebury and Stonehenge. This obscurity, and the lack of modern … Read more

Ham Hill Country Park

Offering superb views of the South Somerset Moors, Exmoor and the Mendip Hills, Ham Hill has something for everyone. Large wildflower meadows, steeply sloping Iron Age ramparts, a deserted medieval village and historically managed woodlands all offer fantastic opportunities to explore this unique piece of Somerset countryside. This website is designed to give you a … Read more

River Parrett Trail

The River Parrett is one of the main rivers draining the Somerset Levels, or Plain of Sedgemoor. Its source is the green hills on the Dorset and South Somerset border at Chedington, from where it flows northwards to enter the Bristol Channel near Burnham on Sea. The River Parrett Trail is one of England’s beautiful … Read more

Ham Wall Nature Reserve

Here you can enjoy a newly created wetland, which provides a safe home for many rare species including water voles and otters. In spring the reedbeds are alive with birdsong and in autumn you can see kingfishers flashing up and down the ditches. Bitterns are seen regularly all year round. There is disabled access to … Read more

Greylake Nature Reserve

The fields here used to be arable farmland, but now they are being looked after so that they are ideal for wetland birds and other wildlife. We have put in structures to keep the water levels high and have created miles of new ditches and shallow water-filled gutters, and dug out numerous shallow pools or … Read more