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The house at Fyne Court in Somerset before the fire of 1894
The house at Fyne Court in Somerset before the fire of 1894 | © Somerset Wildlife Trust

Fyne Court pink trail

Take in some fascinating wildlife and glimpses of the historic landscape as you follow this trail around Fyne Court's lost garden, in the heart of Fyne Court Estate.

Total steps: 9

Total steps: 9

Start point

Fyne Court courtyard, grid ref: ST223320

Step 1

Cross the cobbled courtyard and climb the steps at the far end of the lawn.

Step 2

Follow the path across the lawn and cross over the driveway.

Step 3

Continue along the path to the boathouse and cross the stream. Look out for a folly to your right along the way.

Step 4

Follow the path through the woodland, which is dominated by beech. In the spring, this area is carpeted with bluebells.

Step 5

After the bridge, the path splits in two: take the right-hand path. As you walk along you'll notice small quarries: these provided building stone for the original house.

Step 6

Continue along the path, turning right at the junction at the top of the hill. At the bottom of a flight of steps turn right.

Step 7

On your left is the walled garden, with a small pond on your right. The garden would have been used to supply fruit and vegetables to the house and would have incorporated a large greenhouse.

Step 8

Continue past the larger pond on your left and then take the steps down.

Step 9

At the bottom of the steps turn right. This path will take you back to the courtyard.

End point

Fyne Court courtyard, grid ref: ST223320

Trail map

Map of Fyne Court red trail
Map of Fyne Court red trail | © Hand Made Maps Ltd

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