Discovering Britain: The Quantocks

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When: 01 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2014

Cost: Free

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Walks & Trails


Walking with Coleridge and Wordsworth
Discover connections between literature and the landscape in Somerset’s Quantock Hills

Follow in the footsteps of the Romantic poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth, who spent a year in the Quantocks in the 1790s. Visit the valleys and woods, streams and waterfalls, hilltops and viewpoints that gave inspiration to many of their most famous works. Discover how the landscape has changed - and not changed - over the last 200 years. This is a free self-guided walk. You can download everything you need from

Distance: 7 miles

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Holford - Quantock Hills
Green Close, Holford, Somerset, TA5 1SB


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