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Accessible Walks - walking routes for parents with young children
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West Sedgemoor and Swell Wood

LOCALITY: Langport, Somerset
DISTANCE: Less than 1 mile (1.61km)
FACILITIES: There & back, Parking

GRADIENT: A few ups & downs
TERRAIN: Medium
OS MAP: Yeovil & Sherborne

Walk description:

Drive through Langport toward Curry Rival along the A378. After you go through Curry Rival, on your left you will see a turning on your left for Swell. Drive by this and you will see a small brown sign saying Nature Reserve on your right. Turn right here and you will see the car park on your left.

Drive into the car park, and the walk starts here. There are four trails here. Two of which are wheelchair and buggy friendly.

The first one is a 80m trail to the Herony Hide. The Hide has wheelchair and buggy access and has peep hole to see into the woods.

The second is the woodland walk which is 900m. This is a circular walk which is steep in places. For wheelchair user when you come to a viewing area you will need to turn around and head back to where you started.


Additional notes:

There are no facilities here except parking. If wet the woodland walk could be muddy.


03/11/2007 | Walk posted by cathy nettley

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