Wellington Monument

Important notice -

Please be aware that some of the footpaths are extremely muddy due to the recent wet weather. We recommend suitable footwear when you visit.

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

Inspecting the inside of the Wellington Monument

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

What's on

Upcoming events

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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.

Wellington Monument


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

Get involved

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Volunteering for the National Trust in Somerset 

Volunteering opportunities across Somerset Coast and Countryside.