Somerset houses some of the most exotic coastlines in the country and it is truly a great landscape for you to enjoy.
Here are some of the stretches of coastline that is best for walk.
Dunster – For a soothing circular walk
Dunster is a beautiful medieval village which features striking coastline where you can spot the picturesque landscapes of West Somerset Railway and Dunster Castle. This circular walk lasts up to three and a half miles.
From a car park near the shingle beach of Dunster, the footpaths will lead you to the village. There is a lot to discover in this village while walking through the town of Ilminster. It’s worth taking a few hours to stroll through the panoramic architecture and landscapes of Dunster Castle, a lavish home to the Luttrell family.
Sand Point is the perfect place for picture-worthy views near Weston-Super-Mare. Enjoy the panoramic views across Bristol Channel and Wales with fresh sea air which is unpolluted along the exotic landscape.
Stroll over a salt marsh and grassland and head to the Grand Pier and a secluded and delightful cove which is a beautiful spot to soak in the sights and take a breath. At the end of the walk, you will spot Sand Bay and pass two burial grounds of Bronze Age en-route.
When comes to former pleasures, the delightful shores of Kilve come in mind. Standing over the shingle and slate of the beach, covered by limestone cliffs, you will get a good break from daily stress of life. Kilve is around two miles walk through Jurassic Coast of Somerset. Kilve is also the important part of Special Scientific interest, along the stunning countryside of Quantock Hills. Soak in the exotic panoramas with amazing views stretching to the Wales.
Porlock Bay is best for full day exploration of surrounding greens and charming village of Porlock. Crave for salt-marsh, woodland, picture-perfect village, hills, and scenic wildlife? Take this challenging 8 ½ mile walk. It starts from Porlock Fire Station and you may also want to explore Hurlstone Point. The rocky and remote realms are tucked the way behind the old coastguard. It’s such a great place to relax before the Bossington Hill trek.
It is a scenic stretch of golden sand and Brean Down is the best spot for sandcastle building where you can play traditional beach sports and feel the waves along your toes.
A steep 1 ½ mile trip to the top of Down will reward you with mesmerizing vistas of Somerset Levels on the side and some of the most iconic regions of the county, such as the Mendip Hills and Glastonbury Tor.
It is a pretty walk for five and a half miles and it finishes at a landscape, County Gate, where Devon and West Somerset meet. The location has panoramic views along the Doone Country and East Lyn valley. It has the amazing views of coastal scenery that is definitely worth a while.