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Somerset South West

Hillforts and a Trig Point on the Mendip Hills

Description:This walk on the Mendip Hills visits the attractive nature reserve of Burrington Ham with its Iron Age Hillfort.  From there it crosses the B3134 before climbing to the stunning Iron Age Hillfort at Dolebury Warren.  After a stretch through a forestry plantation the route emerges onto Black Down and visits the Ordnance Survey Trig…

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South West Wiltshire

The Smallest Village in Wiltshire

Description:This walk goes over attractive sections of Cranborne Chase and visits Fifield Bavant, the smallest village in Wiltshire.  There are good views of the Regimental Badges on Fovant Down and towards the end of the walk it passes extensive watercress beds.  Sections of this walk follow minor roads which are not devoid of traffic so…

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Somerset South West

Isle Brewers and Isle Abbotts

Description:This walk follows quiet country lanes and footpaths on the edge of the Somerset Levels.  Starting at Curry Mallet it visits Isle Brewers and Isle Abbotts.  Care should be taken on the lanes as they are not devoid of traffic. Walk Grade:Easy Distance:6.7 miles / 10.9 km Total Ascent:231 feet / 70 metres Time:2 hours…

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Devon South West

Around Braunton Burrows

Description:This walk goes around the Braunton Burrows, one of the largest network of sand dunes in the British Isles and follows the coastline to reach Saunton Sands. Most of the walk follows the route of the South West Coast Path. Walk Grade:Moderate Distance:11.6 miles / 18.7 km Total Ascent:443 feet / 135 metres Time:4 /…

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Devon South West

Slapton Ley and Sands

Description:This walk goes along the beach at Slapton Sands to Torcross and around the Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve to reach the attractive village of Slapton before returning to the starting point.   Walk Grade:Easy Distance:5.7 miles / 9.2 km Total Ascent:547 feet / 167 metres Time:2 hours  / 2hours 45 minutes Parking:This walk starts…