Summer walks in and around Somerset

Walking in Somerset in the summer is a treat. You'll find amazing views across coast, moorland and countryside, woodland glades, history and archaeology galore and flora and fauna in abundance. Why not try one of our favourite summer walks?

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.

Walkers on Bossington Hill on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Walks around the Holnicote Estate

From coastal cruises to hikes on the high moorland, find out more about walking the Holnicote Estate.

Walking through mill copse towards the stream

The Avenues walk at Montacute

The walk runs parallel to the south of the parkland, towards Odcombe Lodge, where walkers can enjoy the shade of the Oak Avenue and a variety of wildlife.

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.

Dog walking on a lead

Watercatch walk at Tyntesfield

Learn about the forgotten past of Tyntesfield on a circular walk full of historical and natural interest, taking you through an avenue of Monkey Puzzles, a summerhouse, and Second World War remains.

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