Family days out

There is so much for families to do while visiting this area.  It could be you fancy a walk and picnic on the Quantocks, taking in the stunning scenery surrounding you or fossil hunting on local beaches followed by a pint of local cider or a cream tea?

Whatever you want from your holiday, there is something nearby for all the family to enjoy.

You will see below a list of ideas that we have put together for you and your family to choose from.


Family Days Out






Sporting Activities

  • Wimbelball Lake, nr Dulverton (provides, amongst others, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, picnics, walks, etc)
  • Golf: Cedar Falls, CanningtonEnmore, Oake Manor, Taunton Vale (
  • Mountain biking on the Quantocks ( / Cycling – Six Cycles (  
  • Horse Riding:  riding instruction for all abilities as well as hacks across the Quantocks with pub lunch perhaps?  (
  • Walking, including coastal paths and Coleridge Way (
  • Fishing:  freshwater trout, wild salmon and carp 
  • Walking:  the humble walking boot's a fantastic mode of transport to take to seek out the best of our local walks.  'Coleridge Way' is one of those walks; a 36 mile waymarked walk through the stunning Somerset countryside of the Quantock Hills, the Brendon Hills and Exmoor following in the footsteps of the romantic poet Coleridge (


Alistair Sawdays
approved 2011 to 2012
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