Weston Woods

Weston Woods: This 130 hectare woodland site covers the ridge on the north side of Weston-super-Mare. There is also a small area of ancient woodland within the site known as Ashcombe Wood. Local people greatly value the site for its recreation and landscape value as well as for the range of wildlife including deer, badgers, foxes, bats and a range of birds including woodpeckers, buzzards and tree creepers. The site also contains an Iron Age hill fort, Worlebury Hill Fort, covering about 10 hectares, which is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

TypeOverall vote
Earthwork castle:5.2/10
Walk:8.9/10
Popularity rank: #246
Within:
Weston super Mare, Avon, Somerset, Wessex, South West England, England, Great Britain, UK, Europe
Variants:
Worlebury Glade, Worlebury Hill Fort, Ashcombe Wood

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From Worlebury Hill Road, Weston super Mare. Many parking spaces can be found at the edge of this road and within the wood itself. Walk through the gated entrance into the woods.

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Never closes

Prices:

Free

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Phone: +44 1934 888 802
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