Summer walks in 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.

Barrington Court estate, Somerset

Barrington Court to Shepton Beauchamp walk

This route will take you through some of the often-missed but nonetheless beautiful countryside in South Somerset, through virtually unused country lanes and peaceful fields.

Walkers on Bossington Hill on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Our favourite walks around Holnicote

A round-up of the various different walks around 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

View of Bath from the Skyline on Bathwick Fields

Bath Skyline Walk - new directions for 2017

Only a short stroll from the city centre, enter another world, onto the skyline hills above Bath and beyond, through meadows and ancient woodlands to secluded valleys.