Walks on the Quantocks.
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Published by Merlin Press for Friends of Quantock in Spaxton, Bridgwater .
Written in English

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ContributionsFriends of Quantock.
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Open LibraryOL15342801M
ISBN 100950849308

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Quantock-Hills Walking Guide Other walks in Britain - For a list of all the areas where walks are available go to the Main Walk Index. Walk grading - Learn how each walk is assessed and select a walk to suit your ability and experience by going to Walk Grading Details. Quantock Hills Walks The Quantock Hills in Somerset lie to the east of Exmoor and west of Bridgwater and were the basis for England's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in The area is dominated by heathland but also includes oak woodlands, ancient parklands and some agriculture. Walks in Somerset – Pocket Mountain Guide Book The Quantock Hills was the very first Area of Outstanding Beauty(AONB) in England. This area with its distinctive character, natural beauty and cultural heritage received protected status in In the late s, the Romantic poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth spent a year in the Quantock Hills. Many of their most famous works were inspired from walking in this landscape. Follow in their footsteps by walking many of the valleys, woods, streams, hilltops and viewpoints that they explored.

11 hours ago  Coleridge and Wordsworth spent time galumphing around the Quantock Hills in Somerset in the 18th century The Daily Mail's Ed Cumming traced the Romantic poets' steps on a . The Quantock Hills in Somerset are wonderful for walking, biking and horse riding; and their captivating views of the Bristol Channel, Wales, the Mendip and Blackdown Hills, Exmoor and the Somerset Levels inspired one of our greatest poets. We care for parts of the Quantock Common, which is a mosaic. The Quantock hills are an area of outstanding natural beauty and offer many different dog walks that you and your dog will love. You can take in coastline views around Kilve or woodland walks from Holford. The views from the top are spectacular. We haven’t recommended one walk in particular as there are so many to choose from. Welcome to Quantocks Walking Routes This list of 'free to access' walks in the Quantocks has been gathered together for you from across the web. Most of these walks are in the form of turn-by-turn walking directions. If you would like to see Walking Routes from another UK county or UK National Park, please visit the Walking Routes home page.

  Buy Exmoor and the Quantocks Walks (Pathfinder Guide) 7th by Brian Conduit (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Discover the valleys, woods and streams that inspired Romantic poets Visit the home of a wide variety of wildflife and plants Find out how human activity has helped the land over years Explore how landscape and literature shape ideas of beauty in nature Walking with Coleridge and Wordsworth A self guided walk in the Quantock Hills. Walking routes. Poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge lived in Nether Stowey in the Quantocks from to In his memory a footpath, The Coleridge Way, was set up by the Exmoor park authorities. The mile (58 km) route begins in Nether Stowey and crosses the Quantocks, the Brendon Hills and Exmoor before finishing in Porlock. The often neglected Quantocks are also included in this guide. The walking is less strenuous than on Dartmoor and is suitable for all the family. 44 circular tours are described. Each walk is graded by length and difficulty of terrain, the climbing involved and the map reading and navigation skills s: 1.