Great Wood, The Quantocks

Walk along the banks of ancient beech trees, on a soft carpet of pine needles through towering conifers, or explore on bike or on horseback. There are waymarked routes of varying lengths and if you’ve got a good pushchair you’ll have no trouble getting tiny tots about. Watch out for the wildlife and you might see the ravens and buzzards that live here, and if you’re very, very quiet you may even see red deer. There’s a car par and loos, and a picnic area with tables and barbecues you can use

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