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Good walk with views and a bit of history

Great views. Nicely underdeveloped. Moderately rugged and muddy walk in winter. Small car park in... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2017
Andrew P
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Beautiful views but too many cows

Last went here 20 years ago and decided to revisit. It now has a signposted car park. I wasn't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda H
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last went here 20 years ago and decided to revisit. It now has a signposted car park. I wasn't happy about the large herd of cows coming down as we walked up. The views are great and there is a good plaque in the centre...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed November 30, 2017

I so wanted to visit this place for all the reasons that other reviewers have given. I can confirm that it is a fantastic location, marvellous views, steeped in history and a wonder to behold. That is, if you can make it up, around, and...More

Thank Turald
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

My husband visited here 43 years ago and as we were in the area he wanted to revisit. Unless you knew it was there you'd miss it. There are no signs until you get into the village. It's quite a walk up to the "castle"...More

2  Thank Sue S
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Great views. Nicely underdeveloped. Moderately rugged and muddy walk in winter. Small car park in the village along with a quality pub to boot.

1  Thank Andrew P
Reviewed March 16, 2017

I came here as part of a D of E group and had the most lovely day! The views are amazing and the walks well sign-posted.

Thank Marta B
Reviewed February 26, 2017

This little Somerset hill - a knoll lying just west of a higher ridge - caused quite a stir in the later 60s when excavations attracted internation media attention. There were camera crews from at least three continents and volunteers queued up from around the...More

4  Thank Richard_Tabor
Reviewed February 9, 2017

There is a small car park at the bottom of the hill, and the path follows the original entrance way steeply up to the top. It can be muddy in places, and the path is quite uneven, but well worth the shortish climb for the...More

2  Thank AnnieBooboos
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Pick a clear day for the best experience....Park at the carpark in south Cadbury village just past the church... Hill fort path is marked and a steep track straight up. You can make out the ramparts which makes this such an obvious hill fort... Once...More

1  Thank marciaSomersetUK
Reviewed September 19, 2016

That's what John Leland wrote back in the 16th century, and 400 years later, in the 1960s, Leslie Alcock's excavations found that this former Iron Age hill fort had been refortified to make it the biggest fort in Dark Age Britain. The original for the...More

1  Thank eurotraveller010
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We have been here many times, it never fails to make you feel the history of the place is a reality. It has a truly spiritual feel to it. I have been here at Dawn, all times of day and Midnight and each time has...More

2  Thank Neil A
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Kevin H
May 12, 2016|
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It is on the edge of South Cadbury village just beyond the Camelot Inn. There is a car park for visitors on the other side of the road a short distance away from the foot entrance. Finding South Cadbury is quite easy. Leave... More
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Colin F
September 14, 2015|
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Yes there is a small car park or you can park on the roads
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