AN INTERESTING AND VARIED COUNTY
POINTS OF INTEREST
Berrow and Brean beaches (12miles away) feature sand dunes, a shipwreck and the opportunities for horse riding along the sands.
Canal and river trails start in Bridgwater and The West Somerset Coastal Path runs from the hamlet of Steart to Minehead. The National Trust owns a number of sites, including Brent Knoll, Brean Down, Cheddar Gorge and Glastonbury Tor. Areas to walk in the Quantocks include Lydeard Hill, and The Great Wood.
There are several nature reserves nearby. The RSPB has reserves at Greylake and Ham, which has the largest reed beds in the country and is a roost for Starlings and their murmurations, an amazing wildlife spectacle and a true wonder of the natural world. England’s largest heronry is located at Swell Wood. Top bird-watching locations can also be found at Shapwick Heath, Bridgwater Bay and Westway Moor.