The community website for Pen Selwood
Here are a series of walks for you to print and enjoy. They each take approximately 2 hours and can be enjoyed by people of all ages and dogs on a lead. Always obey the Countryside Code.
All walks suggested are at your own risk.
If you find broken stiles or gates please contact either:
Somerset County Council's the interactive map. Link
and/or The Parish Path Liaison Officer (PPLO) Hester Messom.
A two mile walk around Pen Selwood starting out at the church, following down Underhill, across to Coombe Street then returning via Pear Ash Lane.
A short walk of just under 2miles taking in Ballands Castle and a small lake, starts and finishes at the church.
A varied walk of 3.4 miles taking in part of Long Lane track, across Underhill to Ballands Castle then returning through Pen Forest.
A 3.4 mile walk starting and finishing at the church. Please note that currently the bridge and stile at Ballands Castle is under repair
A walk of 3 1/4 miles reaching the County boundary with Dorset and with Wiltshire before walking along the edge of the Coombe to Pear Ash before returning to the church.
This is a walk of approx 3 miles starting out along the ridge before looping back to take in Pear Ash Farm, Edenvale Farm and Long Lane Farm.
A walk of 3.35 miles.
A circular walk of approximately 2.5 miles around Coombe Street. An easy, mostly level, dog friendly walk at any time of year, but particularly attractive when spring flowers are out.
This 4 mile walk sets out along Pen Ridge then turns to follow the county boundary with Wiltshire with Shootershill Copse to the left. It descends to Pen Pits then rises up Coombe Bottom to Pear Ash and returns to the church.
A 4.5 mile walk from the church to Pear Ash Farm then along the edge of the woods then back through Shootershill Copse, past Fordswater Farm and the ford, across the Coombe and back via Pear Ash.
Starting at the War Memorial in Field Lane, a 2.3 mile walk on filed paths, quiet lanes and no significant hills
The Pear Ash Lane/ Field Lane loop. A simple 1.2 mile loop on rural roads giving a full flavour of the countryside without the stiles!
Starting near the top of Coombe street this is a 2.6 mile walk to Bourton and back via a different route.
A longer Walk of 4.2 miles starting at the church with stiles
A walk of 4.1 miles taking approximately 2 hours with stiles starting and finishing at the church.
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