Surrounding Countryside

The Blackdown Hills is one of the best viewpoints where you will find the notable landmark Wellington Monument that is visible for many miles. The Brendon Hills is west of Taunton near the town of Wiveliscombe that is the gateway to the Exmoor National Park. A wonderful place to explore with narrow lanes and footpaths.

The Quantock Hills rises to the north of Taunton stretching to the coast. There is few roads providing access to the hills however there is many bridleways perfect for walking riding or biking. It is noted for an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty cloaked in heather and gorse. Expect to come across varied wildlife including red deer.

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