Dunkery Gate, near Wheddon Cross
Dunkery Gate Picnic Spot
Location: Go to the B3224, Wheddon Cross to Exford road. From Wheddon Cross go towards Exford for about 0.7 miles to a sweeping left-hand bend. On this bend take the road ahead/right to Dunkery Beacon. Follow this road for 1.6 miles to reach a cattle grid and small bridge. Park here.
OS Grid ref: SS 895 406
Description: This attractive little spot gives some grassy areas ideal for a secluded picnic, with Dunkery Beacon just above you. If the weather is suitable you could continue along this road to its highest point where you will find a lay-by with wide views over Porlock Vale and over to Wales.