logo Walking Britain

Crowcombe & Wills Neck
Introduction to Walk 3211

Photo from the walk - Crowcombe & Wills Neck

Region - Quantock Hills

County/Area - Somerset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.3 miles / 11.9 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Somerset walk explores the tranquil, rural scenery near Crowcombe and takes you onto the Quantock Hills. Reaching Wills Neck, the highest point, the route follows the Macmillan Way for a while before decending to the village of Crowcombe. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 140Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 140Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 181Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 181Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1924
2.7 miles / 4.3 km away
Lydeard Hill to Wills Neck
Grade - easy
Length - 2.6 miles / 4.2 km
Walk 2330
3.1 miles / 5.0 km away
Quantock Hills from Dead Woman's Ditch
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.2 miles / 15 km
Walk 1925
3.6 miles / 5.7 km away
Plainfield to Wills Neck
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3412
4.6 miles / 7.4 km away
Dowsborough Fort from Holford
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1822
4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Hodder's Combe, Bicknoller Post & Higher Hare Knap
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.8 miles / 9.3 km
Walk 1696
4.7 miles / 7.5 km away
Weacombe Combe, Bicknoller Post, Kilve & Longstone Hill
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 2940
6.6 miles / 10.5 km away
Beacon Hill & Bicknoller Post from Kilve Beach
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2211
12.9 miles / 20.6 km away
Minehead to Dunster
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3570
13.7 miles / 21.9 km away
River Tone from Stoke St Gregory
Grade - easy
Length - 5.2 miles / 8.5 km
Walk 1220
13.8 miles / 22.1 km away
Dunkery Beacon from Wheddon Cross
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Cicerone Books

Cicerone PressCicerone Press offer a range of books and eBooks offering guides to all the popular walking areas and long-distance trails in Britain and overseas. Their illustrated guides feature walks, information and maps to help you make the most of the outdoors.
Explore Cicerone's Catalogue

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

Facebook Twitter

Wainwright Hill Bagging Map

A scratchable map showing all 214 Wainwrights in the Lake District. More info.

Mountain Weather

Stay safe on the mountains with detailed weather forecasts - for iOS devices or for Android devices.

Digital Mapping Guide

Digital Mapping Guide - a simple guide of how to start using digital mapping. Includes advice and useful links.