Great Wood

Great Wood

Explore some majestic treasures at Great Wood

Whether you’ve come alone to escape the daily grind, or you're meeting a group of friends for an outdoor adventure in the Somerset countryside, you’ll want to keep experiencing the calming atmosphere at Great Wood.

After you’ve parked the car, you’ll immediately feel inspired by the scenic landscapes as you approach the start of the forest.

Take a moment to breathe in the fresh woodland scents, fully connecting to the distant sounds of cherished wildlife and chatter of other visitors excited to discover magnificent landscapes.

The two-mile Red Walk trail is filled with glorious nature waiting to be explored.

You can’t help but gaze at the impressive Douglas fir trees, some of the tallest in England – one, in particular, is bigger than 11 double-decker buses!

See if you can spot the beautiful roe and red deer going about their day along your journey. Perhaps you’re interested in taking up bird watching?

There are many pied flycatchers flitting from branch to branch, and we’re sure the striking ravens will make themselves known as they fly overhead.

Finish the day with a pub lunch

You’ll probably be wanting a nice break with a delicious pub lunch after exploring the nooks and crannies of this wonderful woodland.

Wander back to the car and drive the short distance to The Cottage Inn, a gorgeous country pub tucked away in the idyllic village of Keenthorne.

Grab a table in one of the snug areas, getting cosy as you glance at the traditional beams and exposed brickwork.

Now, all that's left to do is decide whether a sea bream fillet or slow-cooked lamb shank would go well with the glass of wine you’ve just ordered.

Experience more relaxing woodland strolls

Maybe the dog would like to come on future walking trips? You’ll both love the time you spend here together, creating memories and adopting Great Wood as your new regular dog walking route.

The spectacular views and peaceful surroundings will bring you joy for years to come.

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