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Description

A nationally important Historic Monument, it is one of the largest Iron Age hillforts in the UK. Offers fantastic views across the South Somerset Levels to the Mendips, Exmoor and beyond. Today, as well as, the 88.1 hectare Scheduled Ancient Monument, it offers beautiful wildflower meadows, spectacular wildlife, fascinating geology and striking Iron Age rampart archaeology.

Location information

Type of Location

Historic
Landscapes
Rural

Address details

Property address Ham Hill Centre and Ranger's office, Ham Hill Road, Stoke-sub-Hamdon, UK
County Somerset
What Three Words hothouse.reason.runner
Approx travel time from Bristol 1 hour 30 minutes
Approx travel time from London 3 hours

Property details

Property status Operational
Access Width restrictions into main car parks. Most not accessible with a large trailer or lorry.
Access restrictions Some land at Ham Hill is owned by the Duchy of Cornwall (the Northern Spur area that leads to the war memorial and stone circle and Hedgecock Woods). Filming in these areas needs direct consent from the Land Agent at the Duchy of Cornwall and this must be in place before filming starts. The Duchy can be contacted after discussions with Rachael Whaites. There is also a working quarry in the Northern Spur area and access may be limited to this area at times. The country park is available on most days throughout the year. There may be restrictions on some footpaths or areas when rangers are undertaking work or there are events on. Please check in advance.
Noise None
Parking There are six public car parks situated across the site and are all accessible off the Ham Hill Road (TA14 6RW). There is disabled parking at the ranger centre (TA14 6RW).
Parking detail Parking is open to the general public

Representative and contact details

Representative Rachael Whaites, Countryside Manager
Representative type Owner
Phone 07949 482956
Email filming@somerset.gov.uk
Website https://www.visitsouthsomerset.com/listings/countryside-nature-and-wildlife/ham-hill-country-park.htm

Film location

Address Ham Hill Centre and Ranger's office, Ham Hill Road, Stoke-sub-Hamdon, UK