Download GPS FileHodder's Combe, Bicknoller Post & Higher Hare Knap
This spectacular walk exploits the varying character of the Quantock Hills to maximum effect. From the pleasant, wooded Hodder's Combe up to the bleak, exposed, ancient Drove Road on the top of the Quantocks, to a pleasant ridge walk back down to Holford, this walk has much to recommend itself.
GPS Files - Notes
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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.
These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.
GPS files - right click or option-click the button and choose "Save As..." to download this file.
|Ordnance Survey Explorer 140||Sheet Map||1:25k||BUY|
|Anquet OS Explorer 140||Digital Map||1:25k||BUY|
|Ordnance Survey Landranger 181||Sheet Map||1:50k||BUY|
|Anquet OS Landranger 181||Digital Map||1:50k||BUY|
It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.
Other walks nearby
Walk 2330 Quantock Hills from Dead Woman's Ditch - moderate - 9.2 miles/15 km
Walk 3412 Dowsborough Fort from Holford - easy/mod - 6.0 miles/9.8 km
Walk 2940 Beacon Hill & Bicknoller Post from Kilve Beach - easy/mod - 7.0 miles/11.4 km
Walk 1696 Weacombe Combe, Bicknoller Post, Kilve & Longstone Hill - easy/mod - 7.5 miles/12.2 km
Walk 1856 Lilstock & East Quantox Head - easy/mod - 8.4 miles/13.7 km
Do enjoy yourself when out walking and choose a route that is within your capabilities especially with regard to navigation.
Do turn back if the weather deteriorates especially in winter or when visibility is poor.
Do wear the right clothing for the anticipated weather conditions. If the weather is likely to change for the worse make sure you have enough extra clothing in your pack.
Do tell someone where you are planning to walk especially in areas that see few other walkers.
Do take maps and other navigational aids. Do not rely on mobile devices in areas where reception is poor. Take spare batteries especially in cold weather.
Do check the weather forecast before leaving. The Met Office has a number of forecasts for walkers that identify specific weather risks.;