Blackdown Hills, Somerset

Take a stroll in The Blackdown Hills during your stay at Chilcott's Barn. Admire the far reaching views and the rolling hills dotted with dairy farms and small villages. The Backdown Hills is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and you can see why. This is real Somerset country! Walkers will love using Chilcott's Barn as a base for exploring villages such as Dunkeswell with its history of strategic importance in the Second World War. Visit Wellington Monument, the highest point of the Blackdown Hills. This is a beautiful walk through beech lined walkways stretching towards the pointed monument. National Trust land with parking, it is a great place to walk off a late night. Visit Chard and locate Forde Abbey and Gardens and Chard Reservoir. The Blackdown Hills has much to offer, not to mention some fabulous pubs and restaurants.