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My husband visited here 43 years ago and as we were in the area he wanted to revisit. Unless you... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Sue S
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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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 27 March 2017
Andrew P
,
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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“iron age” (3 reviews)
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South Cadbury, England
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Reviewed 4 July 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

1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 27 March 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 Andrew P
Reviewed 16 March 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.

Thank Marta B
Reviewed 26 February 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

2  Thank Richard_Tabor
Reviewed 9 February 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

1  Thank AnnieBooboos
Reviewed 28 December 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 19 September 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

Thank eurotraveller010
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We have been here many times, it never fails to make you feel the history of the place is a reality. It has a truly spiritual feel to it. I have been here at Dawn, all times of day and Midnight and each time has...More

1  Thank Neil A
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is one of those forgotten places which people hardly visit. The landscape around is quite dramatic and it is not hard to imagine what it would have been like in history. Best to wear a good pair of walking boots. There is a steepish...More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Well worth making the walk up to the top and imagining life when it was an Iron Age fort. Walk is fairly short but steep. You can continue down and round back to the Camelot Pub for a welcome drink of local ales

1  Thank AlistairP
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Kevin H
12 May 2016|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
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
14 September 2015|
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Response from travelqueenUk | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a small car park or you can park on the roads
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