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Quantock Hills from Dead Woman's Ditch
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Photo from the walk - Quantock Hills from Dead Woman's Ditch

Region - Quantock Hills

County/Area - Somerset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.2 miles / 15 km

Ascent - 2000 feet / 606 metres

Grade - moderate

This walk in the Quantock Hills takes in many of the highlights of this scenic area including Bicknoller and Holsway Posts. The route also follows the deep combes (valleys) so typical of this landscape. During the walk there are some wonderful views. Careful map reading and a good sense of direction are required especially in poor visibility. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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