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

Opening hours

Opening hours

Stockhill Wood is open 365 days a year.

How to find us

How to find us

How to find us

Stockhill Wood is located approximately five miles north of Wells. 

Old Bristol Road, Priddy, Mendip, Somerset
Sat Nav Postcode: BA5 3AR
OS Grid Ref
ST551513

51.259083, -2.6448359

Parking and prices

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Stockhill Wood.

Facilities and access

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Easy access trail
Contact details

Contact details

Landline Number
0300 067 4800

Explore Stockhill Wood

Come and visit Stockhill Wood, a coniferous woodland within the Mendip Hills Area of Natural Beauty. Renowned for its nightjar and long-eared owl populations, there is no shortage of wildlife to see if you enjoy bird watching.

There is a medium sized car park, a small number of picnic benches and a circular easy access trail.

The ground reveals the rise and fall of lead mining over 2000 years. The Mendip Hills had rich veins of lead running just beneath the surface in seams. These seams or 'rakes' were dug and then reworked over generations as machinery and techniques improved. This activity has led to the industrial wasteland or gruffy ground of lumps, bumps and rock outcrops you see today.

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Picnic area
  • Dog walking
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