Walks in Somerset

There are few better ways to enjoy the outdoors than by exploring the countryside around Somerset on foot. We've put together a few of the top summer walks- there are plenty to try.

Grazing sheep in the parkland at Montacute House

Walks at Montacute House

Catch the changing seasons with a walk around the Montacute House estate. Bring your dog and enjoy all that nature has to offer.

Visitors walking in the woodland at Tyntesfield, Somerset.

Getting active at Tyntesfield

Getting active across the Tyntesfield estate is the perfect way to see the plants, trees and wildlife. Find out more about our walking routes, the running route and geocaching across the estate here.

Summer wildflower meadows are speckled with colour

Bath Skyline walk

A 6-mile circular walk, just a short stroll from Bath city centre. Enter another world in the skyline hills above Bath, through meadows and ancient woodlands to secluded valleys.

Wild garlic fringes the paths throughout the spring

Things to enjoy in spring at Prior Park

Spring in the garden is full of life and nature. The wild garlic is in full bloom, and there are so many other delights to discover.

The view across the park at Dyrham Park

Self-led walking trails at Dyrham Park

There are acres of ancient parkland, formal gardens and woodland terraces waiting to be discovered. Our downloadable walking trails will take you on a journey through history, under trees and to the best spots for sweeping vistas. Why not discover more this season?

The footpath to Brean Down fort

Brean Down coastal walk

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

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.

Fyne Court is home to many species of fungi

Fyne Court wildlife walk

Discover a wealth of wildlife on this gentle walk around Fyne Court Estate, starting near the old buildings in the courtyard, then around broadleaved woodland and grazed meadows.

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

Horner Wood ancient trees walk

This route is currently closed due to ash dieback - an alternative path is displayed at Horner car park. 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.