A WALK TO TAKE

COLERIDGE NA­TURE WALK, SOM­ER­SET

Country Living (UK) - - A Month In The Country -

CEL­E­BRATE WORLD BOOK DAY (1 MARCH) BY WALK­ING IN THE FOOT­STEPS OF POET SA­MUEL TAY­LOR COLERIDGE AND HIS ES­TEEMED COL­LEAGUE WIL­LIAM WORDSWORTH IN SOM­ER­SET. THE DUO WOULD HAVE REG­U­LARLY TAKEN THE FOUR-MILE ROUTE, NOW A NA­TIONAL TRUST TRAIL, BE­TWEEN EACH OF THEIR HOMES – TRAVERS­ING WOOD­LAND, BRIDLEWAYS AND HEATHLAND. BE­GIN­NING IN NETHER STOWEY, YOU’LL PASS COLERIDGE COT­TAGE BE­FORE CON­TIN­U­ING ALONG COLERIDGE WAY. AF­TER PASS­ING THROUGH THE AN­CIENT HILL FORT OF DOWSBOROUGH CAS­TLE, YOU’LL REACH ALFOXTON. LOOP BACK THROUGH BIN COMBE VAL­LEY AND RE­TURN TO NETHER STOWEY, WHERE AN AF­TER­NOON TEA AWAITS (na­tion­al­trust.org.uk/ coleridge-cot­tage/ trails/coleridge-na­ture­walk-som­er­set).

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