Mendip Hills

Mendip Hills - Kings Wood
Kicking up leaves in Kings Wood in the Mendips National Trust/Jim Elliot

Dramatic gorges and ancient woodland rising above the Somerset Levels

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Things to see and do

Spot birds feeding on the mud flats
Spot birds feeding on the mud flats Ian Clemmett

Huckers Bow salt marsh walk 

Take a walk out to St Thomas Head on the Severn Estuary, crossing some fine salt marsh and limestone grassland.

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What's on

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Greater Horseshoe bat
Will you spot a Greater Horseshoe bat? National Trust Images / Bat Conservation Trust / Hugh Clark

Discover plants and animals 

The rare limestone grassland landscape on the Mendip Hills is home to a wide array of flora and fauna.

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Our work

Stone walling at Crook Peak
Stone walling at Crook Peak National Trust / Jim Elliott

Maintaining Crook Peak 

Find out more about the National Trust's important environmental work at Crook Peak.