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East Mendip Way

30 km / 19 miles

N Somerset, Somerset
A 19 mile extension of the West Mendip Way from Wells to Frome across the varied and different landscape from the West Mendip Way. The route passes to the north of Shepton Mallet and close to some of the limestone quarries typical in this area of the Mendips.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
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Challenging; AONB
ST550459 - Wells & Mendip Museum, Wells, N Somerset
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ST776480 - Frome, N Somerset
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External PDF
Mendip Hills AONB - Visitor Guide (Mendip Hills AONB - 2017)


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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East Mendip Way: Wells to Frome (Yellow Publications - April 2016)

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Route Profile:

29.9 Km (18.6 miles)
543 m (1,781 ft) ascent
286 m (938 ft)  maximum height