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Burrow Mump

A361, Bridgwater TA7 0RB, England
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King Alfred burned the cakes here

A place of historic interest owned by the National Trust. Alfred the Great (allegedly) hid and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan C
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Fantastic Views

Lived locally for many years and never ventured up before, took the children with a picnic, and... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Rose S
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Langport, United Kingdom
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A361, Bridgwater TA7 0RB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place of historic interest owned by the National Trust. Alfred the Great (allegedly) hid and burned the cakes, but sadly there's no evidence it happened here. It's a steep hill with a ruined church on top and excellent views of the amazing surrounding countryside....More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Lived locally for many years and never ventured up before, took the children with a picnic, and what a delight the views were fantastic and kids played for ever around the top.

Thank Rose S
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I decided to visit the mump as the view is always fantastic in most weather. I visited on a sunny Saturday afternoon and it was not particularly busy. The climb up is not too challenging, but there are a couple of areas on the way...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

we have said when we pass we must go up burrow mump .. very pleased we did... is there much to do up there?? NO !! but worth a short visit just for the panoramic views from the mump... if you are driving past and...More

Thank simonboley
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great views of the levels and a great pub nearby too! It is however a steep climb to the top. Easy parking at the bottom.

Thank pompeystreet
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We always use Burrow Mump as a travel point when out cycling. We can cycle to the top by circling the route up to eliminate some of the steep bits. Once you reach the top the views are fantastic.

Thank 2CountyCurry
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you can manage the climb to the top of Burrow Mump, you'll be rewarded with some of the best views across the Somerset levels. This place is so photogenic with the ruins of the chapel providing a perfect frame for the stunning surroundings.

Thank iansmartin67
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Good walk lovely 360 views sometimes sheep with their lambs are in the field but they just ignore you.good for photography.

Thank jeffandsandy2016
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This National Trust property towers, no pun intended, above Burrowbridge on the Somerset levels. You need to be fit and sure footed to tackle the paths to the top but the view is a worthwhile reward. Sheep are often grazing so don't bring a dog...More

Thank Polemicist
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This is a really cool find. We had lunch at The George Inn in Middlezoy which was excellent and then walked the roughly 2.5 walk to the mump. It was a really nice walk, easy but interesting scenery and the mump would be fun for...More

Thank Rosie P
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