Things to see & do

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What's on

Join our ranger on a walk or wildlife hunt to discover what makes this place so special. Visit the Events page for details of upcoming events.

Summer walks

Why not download our Fontmell and Melbury Downs wildlife walk? With wildlife highlights and panoramic views of the Blackmore Vale, it's definitely in the five star category.

Don't miss

  • A great location for butterflies, moths and glow-worms
  • The chalk grassland and scrub habitats with many orchids
  • The far reaching views across the Blackmore Vale with Mendips beyond
  • Our wildlife hunts and other events
Get ready for a 50 things adventure in the crisp winter air © National Trust

Get ready for a 50 things adventure in the crisp winter air

50 things to tick off this month

You can tick off quite a few of the 50 things to do before you're11¾ challenges here. Here are a few of our favourites for this time of year:

  • Climb a huge hill
  • Fly a kite
  • Create some wild art
  • Go bird watching
  • Run around in the rain (April showers)

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