Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Kennisham Hill is open from dawn to dusk. 

How to find us

How to find us

Kennisham Hill is located approximately five miles south of Minehead. 

Kennisham Hill, West Somerset
Sat Nav Postcode: TA23 0SN

51.11444, -3.48278

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Picnic area

Contact details

Landline Number
0300 067 4800

Activities at Kennisham Hill

Woman walking dogs through woodland
Walking at Kennisham Hill

Nearby forests

Aerial view of Bearland Chimney at Chargot Wood

Located in Exmoor National Park, Chargot Wood is a beautiful coniferous woodland that provides a tranquil environment and an exciting range of wildlife. Chargot is also a hub for the West Somerset Mineral Line with a variety of fascinating industrial heritage to explore.

Views from top of hill over Exmoor

Found in the Brendon Hills of Exmoor National Park, just north of the small village of Luxborough, Croydon Hill provides the perfect backdrop for you to enjoy the tranquility of Somerset. 

This coniferous forest has rolling hills for you to explore on foot and you'll be rewarded with stunning natural views over the Bristol Channel and surrounding countryside. 

Douglas fir

Nutcombe Bottom is a popular walking and picnic site near Dunster.

Nutcombe Bottom is home to England’s tallest tree, which has been growing here since 1876 and was 60.05 metres when it was last measured in 2009. It also has a trunk estimated to weigh 50 tonnes with a diameter of 1.74 metres.

beech and oak tree

Found on the north end of the Quantock Ridge, come and enjoy glorious views out over the Bristol Channel and across to Exmoor at St Audries. This small wood is not well known by tourists making it a stunning secret get away, perfect for a quiet ride or dog walk. 

Historically, the area formed part of the Quantoxhead Estate and was planted in the late 18th Century. By 1911 the woodland supported 120 fallow and 25 red deer! 

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