Accessibility in South Somerset

South Somerset is a wonderful place to visit for everyone of all ages and abilities.

To help you plan your accessible break in South Somerset, we’ve produced an Accessibility Guide that we hope will help make things as easy as possible for you. This is free to download and can be easily printed off.

Please click the button to download your free guide  

Accessibility Guide 2023

 

 

Accessible Walks  in South Somerset

There are a many lovely accessible walks in our market towns, villages and country parks to enjoy. These are all available to download here in the links below or in print from our information centre at Cartgate.  

 

Bruton Accessible Walk Chard Reservoir Accessible Walk 

Langport Accessible Walk Somerton Accessible Walk South Petherton Accessible Walk 

Wincanton Accessible Walk Yeovil Ninesprings Accessible Walk Ham Hill Easy Access Trail

 

Did you know that in a recent study by retailer Millets, Somerset was voted the TOP COUNTY IN THE UK overall for accessible walks. 

While exploring the rugged terrain of some of the UK’s beauty spots can certainly be more challenging, there is an increasing number of walks that can be enjoyed by all.

Whether you’re in a wheelchair or have young children and use a pram or pushchair, there are still plenty of routes you can enjoy.

1. Somerset - 119 accessible walks

Topping the list for the county with the highest number of overall accessible walks is Somerset, in the South West.

As a county, Somerset is known for its rolling hills such as the Blackdowns, Mendips, and Quantocks, but there are also plenty of walks that are friendly for wheelchair and buggy users, with 119 in total.

These include country parks such as Yeovil Country Park and Ham Hill Country Park, which offer incredible views of Exmoor, the South Somerset Moors and the Mendip hills. Accessible walks for both of these Country Parks can be downloaded here

Alternatively, you could take a walk along the beaches at Clevedon and Weston-super-Mare or amble around the historic streets of Bath, a compact city with iconic sights and a number of public gardens.