Horner Wood

Horner Water in Horner Wood

One of the largest and most beautiful ancient oak woods in Britain, a National nature Reserve nestled on the Holnicote estate.

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Horner Wood

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Horner Wood

Things to see and do

An ancient oak tree in Horner Wood on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Horner Wood ancient trees walk 

Start with a picnic in the meadows before exploring this extensive ancient wood pasture, and greeting the deer, stag and impressive 500-year-old oak tree.

Woodland on Horner Hill, Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Dunkery and Horner Wood circular walk 

A circular walk with no waymarkers and little signage, passing through the steep-sided river valley, which is very steep on both the descent and ascent.