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Walking holidays in Somerset and Wiltshire

Walk through millions of years of history in these south west counties, to discover a prehistoric stone circle and a formidable gorge.

The view from Gorge Walk at Cheddar Gorge

Cheddar Gorge 

At almost 400 feet deep and three miles long, this is England's largest gorge, and with its weathered crags and pinnacles, one of our most spectacular natural sights. Take our 4 mile trail to discover the enormity of its rocky outcrops.

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The double bedroom at Brean Cove Apartment, Burnham-on-Sea, North Somerset

Brean Cove Apartment 

This bright and airy apartment is based at the foot of Brean Down and boasts panoramic sea views. Cheddar Gorge is just a 30-minute drive from here.

Exterior of Summerhouse Cottage, Wraxall, Somerset

Summerhouse Cottage 

Perching on the edge of the woodland on the Tyntesfield estate, this former hunting lodge is perfect for a couple wanting to explore the Somerset countryside. Cheddar Gorge is a 40-minute drive from here.

An exterior view of Chaplain's House holiday cottage in Tyntesfield, Somerset

Chaplain's House 

If you're after a stay with character in between walking expeditions, this Victorian house will suit. It sits on the Tyntesfield estate, so visitors can explore the parkland after hours or drive to Cheddar Gorge in under an hour.

View of Stonehenge, Wiltshire

Stonehenge and Avebury 

Walk in the footsteps of our ancestors in these iconic landscapes. Go on a self-guided tour or take up the 50km challenge which encompasses eight trails of varying lengths.

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The exterior of Fishlocks Cottage, Avebury, Wiltshire

Fishlock's Cottage 

Fishlock's sits within Avebury's prehistoric stone circle and has views over the surrounding downland. Once you've explored this site, head to Stonehenge which is a 40-minute drive away.

The cosy sitting room at 2 High Street, Lacock, Wiltshire

2 High Street 

Sitting in the heart of the picturesque village of Lacock, this four-bedroom, timber-frame cottage provides an authentic stay. It's a 30-minute drive to Avebury and a 45-minute drive to Stonehenge.

The exterior of Chaplain's House, Wraxall, Somerset

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From a house in the grounds of a Tudor mansion to a former farmhouse, find a place to stay in Somerset and Wiltshire.