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Iron Age hill fort on the ridge above the village of Tickenham in North Somerset

Tucked away from the main road, Cadbury Camp offers peace and tranquility with great views south to the Mendips and beyond to the Quantocks, Exmoor and Flat and Steep Holm in the Severn Estuary. To the west you can see south Wales and the Brecon Beacons, and follow the Severn Estuary up to the two bridges.

It was once part of the Clevedon Court estate belonging to the Elton family, but its history goes back much further. Archaeological evidence shows use of the site from Neolithic times up to the 1940s.

The Iron Age hill fort was constructed and occupied from the 6th century BC to the mid-1st century AD.

The limestone grassland has never been affected by modern farming methods, making it a good spot to see a variety of wild flowers.

The Iron Age past of Cadbury Camp

Aerial view of Cadbury Camp taken in 1946.

Aerial view of Cadbury Camp taken in 1946.

The gentle grass banks of Cadbury Camp are not a natural feature of the landscape but infact man-made. Lived in by our ancestors, we have only a few clues about their lives.

Walking with your dog

This is a great place to walk with your dog. The area is often grazed by cattle and sheep, so please help the local farmers by keeping your dogs under close control.