Walks in Somerset

Walks listed by county

Bossington, Hurlston and Selworthy

Coast, moor and woodland with a chocolate box village scene on the way.

Burrington Combe - cliffs, swallets and caverns

Gorge, cliffs, caves and sink holes add excitement to a pleasant heath and woodland walk.

Burrington Combe and Cheddar

Two gorges, clifftop, heath and woodland - with Cheddar's tourist facilities to break the journey.

Cheddar Gorge and Cliffs

Cheddar is a popular tourist centre and may be very crowded in the peak holiday season; but this walk takes you away from the crowds and allows you to view the gorge from different angles.

Ebbor Gorge and Wookey Hole

Birdsong accompanies you through most of this walk through woodland, gorge and heathland.


Grabbist Hill and Wootton Courtney

Marvellous views over the Bristol Channel and a brief sample of Exmoor's beauty.

Horner Woods and Horner Water

This walk passes mostly through woodland but includes some superba viewpoints and riverside sections.

Selworthy to Minehead

Starting from the classically pretty village of Selworthy this walk follows the South West Coast path back into Minehead.

Somerset Coal Canal

This walk touches frequently on former Somerset Coal Canal but it also includes a variety of scenic views and historic sights.

Stanton Drew and Pensford

Starting and ending near Stanton Drew stone circle, this walk follows an easy route alongside the River Chew.

West Bradley, Pennard Hill & West Pennard

A pleasant stroll through the Somerset countryside with glimpses of Glastonbury Tor.