17.22 ha (42.55 acres)

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Explorer 142
OS Landranger 183

Beacon Hill Wood is a beech and Scots pine woodland situated on a prominent ridge at the eastern end of the Mendip Hills. The stunning scenery and range of archaeological features make this a fascinating wood to visit Bronze Age burial mounds old quarry pits Roman Roads and a central circular earth bank with a single standing stone are just some of the features to look out for. Springs ponds gullies rides and glades add to the unique landscape and lower parts of the wood are carpeted with bluebells in Spring.


  • Parking at site
  • Parking nearby
  • Public access
  • Autumn colour
  • Spring flowers


Beacon Hill Wood Management Plan

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