Countryside

The Coleridge Way

Embark on one of Britain's best walks, the Coleridge Way, and enjoy leafy lanes, wooden valleys and sweeping vistas. The walk has been newly extended from Porlock to Lynmouth. Make sure you sign the visitors book at Coleridge Cottage when setting off.

Enjoy a local nature walk

Fancy a four mile walk from Coleridge Cottage?

Explore woodland and heathland on this circular route and discover the Quantocks as Coleridge and Wordsworth would have known them.

Make a day of your visit

The village of Nether Stowey in Somerset

Venture out of Coleridge Cottage to discover the quaint village of Nether Stowey, before exploring the open moorland and ancient woodland of the Somerset countryside.

Discover 1000 years of history

The ruins of Nether Stowey castle

From tales of treason and murder to breakthroughs in science and education, Nether Stowey has a rich and colourful history just waiting to be uncovered.

Don't miss

  • Climb Beacon Hill and Bicknoller Hill for memorable walking spots
  • Shervage Wood, home of the legendary dragon Gurt Wurm
  • Drove Road, an old traders' route, along the ridge of the Quantocks
  • Diverse habitats including heathland, farmland, moorland and woodland
  • Roaming ponies on top of the Quantock Hills

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Explore stunning Somerset countryside

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