Burnham-on-Sea is an ideal base for those that wish to have a small pleasant wander and for those more serious walkers who wish to explore the amazing sea and countryside views around us.
It is perfectly situated being surrounded by the English Coastal Path, the Mendip Hills, the Quantock Hills, Exmoor and the beautiful Somerset Levels.
Below are a selection of some of the walks available. Please download and enjoy.
Easy Walk in an award winning park and recreational area. 1.25 miles / 2 km. 30 Minutes.
Apex Park is a gem with 42 acres of land including lakes, wildflowers, trails and play areas formed from former clay pits.
Easy Walk on a sandy beach. 2.3 miles / 3.5km. 90 Minutes.
This walk has fantastic open coastal views as well as shaded woodland paths.
On the shore it takes in the wreck of the Nornen, still clearly visible after running aground during a storm in 1897.
Easy to Moderate Walk. 3 miles / 4.8 km. 2 - 2.5 Hours.
This walk travels the length of Brean Down; a natural pier standing 97 mtrs high and offering stunning views across the Bristol Channel to South Wales, north to Weston-super-Mare and South to Exmoor and the Somerset Levels.
Easy Walk. 2 miles / 3.5 km. 2 Hours
This walk is along pavements and paved pathways that explores the historic market town of Bridgwater.
Easy Walk . 3.4 miles / 5.5 km. 1.5 - 2 Hours.
This walk takes you along pavements, sandy shore and local footpaths. Due to sections on the shore this walk is not suitable for wheels.
Easy Walk. 3.5 miles / 5.5 km. 90 Minutes.
This walk is on footpaths and farmland with some sections on country lanes, pavements and paved paths. There are gates and open gateways but no stiles.
Easy Walk . 3.4 miles / 5.5 km. 2 Hours.
This walk has historical interest as well as some wonderful views across to Dunkery Beacon on Exmoor and the Welsh Coast.
Easy Walk. 4 miles / 6.5km. 2.5 Hours.
This walk takes you through Kilve and East Quantoxhead on the borders of the Quantock Hills with lots of geological interest, local history and fantastic views.
Easy Walk . 3.7 miles / 6 km. 2 Hours.
This walk explores parts of old Acland-Hood Estate, now known as the Fairfield Estate. Also taking in the beautiful, abandoned churches of St Andrews in Lilstock and St Nicholas Wayfarers in Kilton.
Moderate Walk. 9.5 miles / 15.5 km. 5 Hours.
This walk takes in the coastal path with stunning views across West Somerset and over the channel to Wales, and the foothills of the Quantocks.
Easy Walk . 1.5 miles / 2.4 km. 1.5 Hours.
This walk is tidal, so please check the tide times.
Taking in the beach with fossils dating back millions of years and home to the spectacular St Audries Bay Waterfall.
Easy Walk. 3 or 6.5 miles / 5 or 10.5 km. 1.5 or 3.5 Hours.
These walks offer all round views of the Poldens, Mendips, Exmoor and the Brecon Beacons, as well as providing hides and screens for keen bird watchers.
The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal was opened between Taunton and Huntworth in 1827 and extended to join the new docks at Bridgwater in 1841, making its total length fifteen and a quarter miles (24.5 kms).
Easy to Moderate walk 13 Miles / 21 Km
The walk links The Coleridge Way in Nether Stowey and the England Coast Path and can be completed as a day walk or in sections which lend themselves to easier circular walks. The route is well signposted and waymarked with the Castles and Coast Way logo.
58 Miles of sandy beaches, rocky bays, nature reserves, lighthouses and historic harbours.
Moderate / Hard (steep sections) walk 3 miles.
A treck across the Mendip Hills enjoying the extraordinary 360 degree views of the North Somerset coast, the Somerset levels and across to Cheddar and Wells.
Moderate walk of 7 Miles 2 - 3 Hours.
A beautiful historic circular walk.
Multiple small walks along the stunning Mendip Way.
Moderate walk 7 Miles focussing on Mark Moor with its linear droves, rhynes and ditches that criss-cross the landscape in this part of the Avalon Marshes.
Moderate 6 mile walk taking in the historic villages of Shapwick and Catcott.
Moderate 4.5 Mile walk starting in the historic village of Wedmore.
The Strawberry Line Heritage Trail is a 10 mile traffic free route through the heart of North Somerset linking the Levels to the Mendip Hills.
A guide for your walks in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that is the Mendip Hills.
An 8 mile walk or cycle from Brean Down to Weston-super-Mare through beautiful nature reserves.
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