june, 2024

12jun10:30 am1:30 pmExmoor Society Guided Walk #4Ley Hill Medieval Settlement and Horner Wood

Event Details

Guided Walk #4

Name
Ley Hill Medieval Settlement and Horner Wood

Date
Wednesday 12 June 2024

Time
10:30 am

Start point
Horner Village National Trust car park, TA24 8HY
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Brief details
Please join knowledgeable walk leader Nigel Hester to the deserted medieval settlement on Ley Hill, excavated during archaeological evaluation work for the National Trust. There are the remains of a hamlet of seven buildings, surviving as low stony banks, though no documented history survives.

Other parts of Horner Wood will be explored, with the opportunity to hear and see breeding birds that migrate here each year from Africa.

  • Tea room in Horner Village

Distance: 3 miles

Difficulty: Moderate walk with some steep climbs

Dogs: No dogs

Booking info

Please note that all of our walks are free but you can opt to purchase tickets for £5 or £10 to support the organisation and delivery of the walk.
Book online at: Ley Hill Medieval Settlement and Horner Wood – Exmoor Walks (exmoorsociety.com) or visit our office at 23 Fore Street Dulverton Somerset TA22 9EX, or call us on 01398 323335 during office opening hours; Monday to Thursday, 10am to 4pm

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Time

(Wednesday) 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

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