Somerset spring walks

From castles, to moorland, to cities, to coast, there are so many walks to enjoy in and around Somerset as spring blooms.

Brean Trail Walkers going up a steep hill

Brean Down Coastal Walk

Discover one of the great landmarks of the Somerset coastline on this scenic coastal walk across Brean Down.

Spring walks at Montacute House

Spring walks in and around Montacute

When you step outside the garden there is a great deal to see in the parkland and across the wider estate. Discover the wonders of our local wildlife with these spring walks.

Dunster Castle in the summer

Dunster Castle garden tour

This varied walk takes in the impressive medieval gatehouse and ruined tower as well as the Castle, with panoramic views over the Bristol Channel, surrounding countryside and the moorland of Exmoor.

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.

Cheddar Gorge geological features

Cheddar Gorge walk

With its weathered crags and pinnacles, Cheddar Gorge plays host to a varied community of specialised plants and wildlife.

King Alfred's Tower surrounded by orchids
Walking trail

Enjoy some fresh air this spring at Stourhead 

This walk across the Stourhead estate takes you through woodlands to King Alfred's Tower offering views across three counties.

Visitors walking in the woodland at Tyntesfield, Somerset.

Walking at Tyntesfield

A walk across the Tyntesfield estate is the perfect way to see the plants, trees and wildlife.

The view over Somerset from above Nether Stowey on the Coleridge Way

Coleridge nature walk, Somerset

Feel fresh air in your lungs and wander through the landscape that inspired romantic poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth.