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Steep Holm Island

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Steep Holm is not somewhere to go if you have a back problem or limited mobility as you bounce... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
An Amazing Day Out

Visited Steep Holm yesterday and enjoyed a truly amazing day out. We had to wait a little while... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Take seriously the information on the website and on the Booking Confirmation about Cancellations. Today's trip was cancelled because high winds were expected in the Bristol Channel by this evening meaning that it could be difficult to get us off the island. A recorded message...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Steep Holm is not somewhere to go if you have a back problem or limited mobility as you bounce across the waves getting out there, and there's a fairly steep climb to the top of the island. But, once there, it's the nearest you'll get...More

2  Thank paulI4078TH
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Visited Steep Holm yesterday and enjoyed a truly amazing day out. We had to wait a little while for our turn to be ferried across to the island but the weather was dry and warm and it gave us the chance to meet and chat...More

3  Thank WinscombeWilly54
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Awaits you if you want time for reflection, walks, views and a different experience. the volunteers from the Trust organize a great day trip ( it is 12 hours) and I loved every moment - I took some great photos, learned about the history of...More

5  Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 14 August 2017

If you love nature and the feeling of complete solitude then this is the place for you, if not then don't even think about it as once on the island you cant get off for another 12 hours, as its dependent on the tide. If...More

5  Thank pauledmonds101
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Steep Holm is only o0en for around 12 days per year, you get to it by taking a boat from Weston Supar Mare but you have to land on the island at high tide and you can only leave at high tide. Let me give...More

6  Thank Densley
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The best part of this trip was the boat ride over,which only took ten minutes from Weston super mare,you are stuck on the island for over ten hours .Don't go in the mating season , which is June to end of July as the seagulls...More

3  Thank June H
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Have been wanting to visit Steep Holm for many years and at last we made it A truly wonderful place ,the wildlife and history fascinating ,and excellent information boards at the visitors centre housed in the old barracks .Very fast crossing (15mins)in speedboat too. and...More

6  Thank jan f
Reviewed 30 November 2015

In your Weston-Super-Mare and want something a little different, then I would suggest going to this place. A hop on a speedboat and the ride over it fun and I enjoy this so must I made sure I was sat at the front on the...More

7  Thank Laura W
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This island is situated 8 miles from Weston-super-Mare in the Bristol Channel. It had a monastery here in mediaevil times with connections to Woodspring Priory on the mainland. There is usually a team of archaeologists at work and they have uncovered bones and other artefacts....More

6  Thank JuneBug1939
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Dave P
31 May 2017|
Response from 15des1976 |
yes there are toilets outside the barracks they also sell snacks but only crisps cereal bars chocolate etc so bring a picnic :)
11 February 2017|
Response from 15des1976 |
no the island is private so you can't land without permission and even if you did there is a gate on the only path to the summit that is kept locked until the visits are arranged to be honest it would probably cost more to... More