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A Pleasant Surprise

On my way to North Devon I left the M5 at Wellington (junction 26} to travel across the top of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tamworth, United Kingdom
National trust

We parked up in the free car park with our 2 dogs and went for a walk among the lovely rows of... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Jackie C
Cornwall England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On my way to North Devon I left the M5 at Wellington (junction 26} to travel across the top of Exmoor and to avoid A roads. I saw a brown sign to a "Monument" and after passing through Wellington town (in its own right, well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jrdo5959
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We parked up in the free car park with our 2 dogs and went for a walk among the lovely rows of trees which had all the autumn colours everywhere, its certainly a favourite place for dog owners. The monument itself is Hugh you try...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

The monument sits on a hill overlooking wellington, backed on one side by the black down hills with views on the other towards Minehead and the quantocks. There’s an off road car park and long path up to the monument. Flat but not made up...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Petescill
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Travelling along the M5 for years, I have always looked up at the Welling Monument and wanted to have a look. We had previously been to Burrow Mump and Glastonbury Tor & could plainly see the monument from them both and were hoping to see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

It's the lazy day dog walk option. The monument itself is fenced off. You used to be able to go up in it, but it's all closed off now. The views are obscured by trees this time of year, although I am a fan of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Geoffrey A
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I always know I am home when I see the Wellington Monument in the distance, high on the Blackdown Hills, Somerset. In commemoration of the Iron Duke of Wellington. Tower is/has been under renovations - so not sure if you can go up it yet....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wellie4Somerset
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We walked from Wellington with a crazy beagle who absolutely loved it. Only thing is we could of done with a nice cuppa when we reached to top of our long walk there. Other than that it was lovely.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Wanderer807725
Reviewed 22 July 2018

What a lovely place for a walk with or without a dog. It is a lovely shady walk up to this magnificent monument. Your dog can be safely off lead here. When you get to the monument it is open grassland. Go past the monument...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank margaret h
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

From the M5 motorway one can see the Wellington Monument atop the beautiful Blackdown Hills. It is well signposted from the motorway junction for Wellington. Built to commemorate the Iron Duke’s victory, it is actually the tallest 3 sided building in the world. A very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank westcountrybird
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

About two miles out of town is the Wellington monument. High above the Blackdown Hills. You can see it when you are travelling on the M5. There's some refurbishment work at the moment so the whole perimeter is fenced off but its no less magnificent...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Micklah
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19 March 2017|
Response from litawoolaway |
His Grandfather was born in Wellington