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Strawberry Line

16 km / 10 miles

N Somers, Somers
A recreational trail along the route of the Cheddar Valley Railway from Yatton to Cheddar, the Strawberry Line, that was built in 1869 to carry strawberries from Cheddar. The line closed in the 1960s when it became part of the Cheddar Valley Railway Nature Reserve. There is access at Yatton Station Nature Reserve and it pass through the varied scenery of Congresbury, Sandford and Winscombe, en route to Cheddar Station.


Details:

Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes: Easy; Former Railway
Start:
ST425660 - Yatton Station, North Somerset
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Finish:
ST454531 - Cheddar, Somerset
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Web Sites: Strawberry Line

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Paperback: Cheddar Valley Railway Walk (Ex Libris Press - 1999)
Leaflet: Strawberry Line (Forest of Avon)

Maps:

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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger: 171172182
OS Landranger Active: 171172182
OS Explorer: 141153154
OS Explorer Active: 141153154
Digital Maps:
Downloadable Digital Mapping: Mendip Ways & Strawberry Line (Anquet Maps - 2009)

Group Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

Bunk House: Goblin Combe Lodge 4 Km
Hostel Accommodation: Cheddar YHA, Hillfield, Cheddar, Somerset < 1 Km

Connected Paths:

Paths Marked on OS mapping: Mendip Ways; Samaritans Way South West, Bristol to Lynton; West Mendip Way
Other Paths: Coast to Coast - Southern England

Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File: Strawberry Line GPX Exchange Format Route File Login to Download
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MemoryMap Route file: Strawberry Line Memory Map Route File Login to Download
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Tracklogs Route file: Strawberry Line Tracklogs Route file Login to Download
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Route Profile:

16.4 Km (10.2 miles)
123 m (404 ft) ascent
81 m (266 ft)  maximum height