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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
AndrewP456
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Attending a Wedding

Had an amazing time with Prue and Chris! Cottage was beautiful, gorgeous garden, rooms emaculate... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
JLad8
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Had an amazing time with Prue and Chris! Cottage was beautiful, gorgeous garden, rooms emaculate and just so peaceful. The welcome we got was so warm, and hospitality so generous. They did everything to make us feel at home, and nothing was too much trouble....More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

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

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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 A7774IYsues
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 AndrewP456
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.

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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
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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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