St Audries

Visitor information

St Audries, known locally as Deerpark, is an excellent starting point for exploring the Quantock Hills National Landscape

Found on the north end of the Quantock Ridge, enjoy glorious views over the Bristol Channel and across to Exmoor. 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.

While you're in the area, why not venture along part of England's coastal path? The nearby stretch follows 58 miles of natural coastline from Brean Down to Minehead. The waterfall at St Audries Bay is a secret natural treasure found on the trail which can only be reached on foot at low tide.

At a glance 

  • Walking
  • Access to St Audries Bay
  • 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.

Wander the range of paths in the woodland for a peaceful stroll or if...

Nearby forests

Forest road with grass edges through a conifer forest

Spend some time exploring the nooks and crannies of the forest and spot a variety of wildlife such as red deer, ravens, buzzards, pied flycatchers, crossbills, and much more. 

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

Nutcombe Bottom is home to some of England’s tallest trees, wihch you can admire along the Tall Trees Trail.

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...

Aerial view of Bearland Chimney at Chargot Wood

Located in Exmoor National Park just a short drive from Taunton, Chargot Wood is a beautiful coniferous woodland that provides a tranquil environment and an exciting range of...

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