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Aisholt Town Information




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Anglers at Hawkridge Reservoir - Photo © Barbara Cook
Anglers at Hawkridge Reservoir - Photo: Barbara Cook CCL

Popular with ramblers and riders, like so many places in this region, Aisholt is a small village nestling in a valley of the Quantock Hills. It is overlooked by the highest point in the Quantocks, Will’s Neck, at 1260ft. The poet Sir Henry Newbolt (1862-1938) lived here and another famous poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, greatly admired the locale. Just beyond the village are Hawkridge Reservoir and Aisholt Common.