Spring walks in Somerset

Spring means colourful flower beds and fresh green vistas. A good spring walk awaits with miles of footspaths, woodlands and countryside ready to explore and see what this spring has to offer.

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.

King Alfred's Tower surrounded by orchids

Stourhead King Alfred’s Tower walk

This is a circular walk of historic interest which takes you up through beautiful woodlands to King Alfred’s Tower and returning through Park Hill Camp Iron Age Hill Fort and Turner’s Paddock.

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.

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.

Sand Point, extension of the Mendip Hills, Somerset

Sand Point circular coastal walk

Enjoy plenty of space, great views across the Bristol channel to Wales and the Severn bridges, and lots of wildlife on this coastal walk at Sand Point.