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Find out what the old Somerset words 'appledrane' and 'cuckoo buttons' refer to, why there were wooden posts erected all along this beach and why you should never tickle a baby's feet!
Welcome to the Blue Anchor to Dunster Beach hidden history Storywalk along the England Coast Path. This trail is designed to be like a skimming stone of interesting facts, myth, history and tales linked to this location. The walks are designed to be read aloud to family and friends and to embellish your experience of this place.
Route - trail journeys along the shingle bar from Blue Anchor to Dunster beach.
If you want to delve deeper into the local history, the Exmoor National Park visitors centres are a great place to start or the Minehead Information Centre located in The Beach Hotel.
Length - 2.6 miles / 4.4km, allow 1.5 hours at an amble.
Access - generally rough shingle although level throughout.