Wellington Monument

Important notice -

Our car park will be open from 13 May. We have limited spaces, so if the car park is full please come back another time.

A striking landmark at the heart of an appeal for repair, on the edge of the Blackdown Hills.

More about this place

Wellington Monument

Our work

A deep crack in the stonework of the Wellington Monument, Somerset

Wellington Monument appeal 

To perform a full repair, returning the monument to the stature that was originally intended, and making this special place a more enjoyable place to visit we have a lot of work to do.

Repairing Wellington Monument

The £3.45m project to repair Wellington Monument has now begun. There'll be scaffolding going up over the winter, ahead of work starting in the spring. Find out the latest on the project here.

Wellington Monument

History

Wellington Monument

The ups and downs of Wellington Monument 

The rocky history of the Wellington Monument, the tallest three-sided obelisk in the world.

Wellington Monument

Eating

Brocolli & cheese filo parcel

Bake this broccoli & cheese parcel in honour of Wellington Monument 

Cook your very own 'Wellington Wellington' inspired by the restoration of Wellington Monument. Work continues at the site with socially distanced masonry work. Bake our very own vegetarian pastry parcel with our recipe.