In Search of John Knight's Lost Mansion and Gardens
Join Exmoor Society member and National Park Conservation Manager Rob Wilson-North on this walk centred around Simonsbath to explore the setting of the village and John Knight’s uncompleted gardens, laid out in the 1820’s. 2.5 km max, mainly level, but does involve some steeper paths. Dogs on leads welcome. This walk links with the illustrated talk on this subject at the Simonsbath Festival on 24th May 2017 (each can be attended separately).
Followed by optional tea in Simonsbath House Hotel, previous residence of the Knights. Please book tea through the Simonsbath Festival.
Meet: Ashcombe car park (£2 fee), Simonsbath, TA24 7SH. Grid Ref. SS 773394
Very occasionally walk details may change, so please check the website in advance.