Castle Neroche

Visitor information

Explore the iconic Castle Neroche, part of Blackdown Hills

Take a step back in history to discover the intriguing remains of a prehistoric Iron Age hill fort, later a motte and bailey.

Meander along woodland tracks for a family adventure and explore the forest to find stunning views and landscapes. This is the perfect place to stop for a picnic among the veteran trees.

Forest school Neroche woodlands, AONB logo lock up, Blackdown Hills

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Picnics
  • Wildlife
  • Dogs welcome

Things to do

Walking is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Castle Neroche offers a variety of paths, bridleways, and forests tracks...

Nearby forests

The sun is setting between conifer trees

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Walking path in autumnal forest

Explore this local hidden gem that lies within the Quantock Hills National Landscape, south west of Bridgwater. 

The old oaks and sweet chestnuts create a mosaic of woodland...

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