Staple Plain (Beacon Hill)
Habitat: Heathland, small conifer plantations
Parking at car park at ST117410, TA4 4EA
Access is off the A358 west of Bicknoller (signposted for Weacombe) or the A39 just west of St Audries church. Turn south in West Quantoxhead uphill into Hill Lane, then follow the driveable track to the (free) car park.
Open access all year. The tracks for this walk are mainly stony and even in winter are rarely muddy, although rough and moderately steep in places. No facilities on site; public toilets and other facilities nearby in Williton.
About the Site
Much but not all of this area is managed by the National Trust.