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Find out what the old Somerset words 'vuz-pig' (pronounced vuuz'pig) and 'galligaskins' (pronounced gyaal-igaas-keenz) refer to and what antics the RAF were practising over the old harbour ruins of Lilstock.
Welcome to the Lilstock 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 the area.
Route - from Lilstock car park this is a circular trail which starts at the beach then follows the cliff westwards before looping back inland past the hidden gem of Lilstock church.
To delve deeper into local history please visit Minehead library or Watchet Visitor Centre.
Length - 2 mile / 3.5 km, allow a couple of hours at an amble.
Access - gravel, stony on beach, headland trail with various terrain.