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Coast and countryside car parks in Somerset

A view across the sea and land at Sand Point in Somerset, with rocky beaches and coastal views
A view across the sea and land at Sand Point, Somerset | © National Trust Images/Philip Bruss

Discover some of the National Trust's smaller coast and countryside car parks, off the beaten track in Somerset.

  • Ivy Thorn, Polden Hills

BA16 0TZ

  • King’s Wood, Mendip Hills

BS25 1DH

  • Quarts Moor

EX15 3UZ

  • Sand Point

BS22 9UD

  • Staple Plain, Quantock Hills


  • Stourhead - King Alfred’s Tower car park

BA12 6QX

  • Walton Hill, Polden Hills

BA16 9RD

  • Woodlands Hill, Holford


Visitors exploring the sand dunes and the woodland at Formby, Liverpool

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Coast and countryside car parks 

Head off the beaten track from some of the Trust’s smaller and more secluded car parks, listed here by region or country and complete with postcodes.

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There's a wealth of outdoor places from tors and gorges to woodlands and streams to visit in Somerset. Climb hills to see far-reaching views or relax and watch the children play in the fresh air.