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Staple Hill Easy Access Viewpoint Trail
(Average user rating: unrated unrated)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Length of trail:

0.6 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

This trail allows everyone, including those with limited mobility, to explore the beautiful countryside of the Blackdown Hills from the car park at Staple Hill. New viewpoints have opened up some spectacular views across the Vale of Taunton. On a clear day you can see all the way to Wales.

The trail has been designed and built to national ‘all ability’ access standards so it is easy for everyone to use including those with limited mobility. The two viewpoints have picnic benches and seating and the kissing gates are big enough for wheelchairs and pushchairs. There are also no steep gradients and the wide compacted path surface makes pushing wheelchairs and pushchairs easy.

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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Educational
  • Horse riding
  • Orienteering
  • Picnic
  • Play area
  • Walking
  • Visitor centre
  • The visitor centre provides info and leaflets for the forest trails and events
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: ST247159

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West England District
0300 067 4800

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