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Find out about the mysterious Mud Horsemen of Steart, the great winter storm of 1895 and what the Somerset dialect words of ‘bloodyfingers’ and ‘kickhammering’ refer to.

Welcome to the Steart Marshes 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 – from the WWT car park, this trail journeys south through the new wetland habitat following the England Coast Path.

If you want to delve deeper into the local history, then please visit the tourist information centre at Watchet, plus the local libraries.

Length – 3 miles / 4.8km total, allow two hours at an amble.
Access – path is flat and level throughout.

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Directions – Trailhead is at the WWT car park, Steart Marshes, Stert Drove, TA5 2PU.
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