Winter walks

We've put together a few of our winter walks for you to enjoy. There are plenty to try across Somerset.

Frosty morning at Montacute House & Garden

Winter walks at Montacute House

Clear frosty days bring crunchy grass, wide reaching views and a changing landscape which is best explored on foot. At Montacute the garden and parkland is transformed, great for exploring and there's a cafe to warm up in too.

Brean Down, coastal site, Somerset

Brean Down winter walk

Take a bracing winter walk with a steep climb to the top where you can be rewarded with fantastic views out across the Bristol Channel.

Walkers out in the countryside

Cheddar Gorge walk

Explore the heights of one of our most spectacular natural sights. With its weathered crags and pinnacles, Cheddar Gorge plays host to a varied community of specialised plants and wildlife.

A view from Whitesheet Hill

Stourhead Whitesheet Hill walk

Look out for tree sparrows and other interesting birds and take in the panoramic views over the Stourhead estate and surrounding countryside on a walk of considerable archaeological interest.

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.

Grazing cows on the Tyntesfield estate

Park walk at Tyntesfield

Take in the views of the gardens at Tyntesfield before returning gently uphill, along the main drive, and past some wonderful trees and buildings.

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.

Visitors on a walk at Baggy Point, Devon

Winter walks in North Devon

Enjoy the bracing winter air on a crisp winters day and stretch your legs on one of our walks.

Old Harry Rocks at Studland Beach

Three great winter walks in Purbeck

Are you yearning for the great outdoors? Blow away the cobwebs and hit the trails with us on three great walks through the beautiful Isle of Purbeck.