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 sre 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).
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.
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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