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Ammonite logoLimestone Link (Cotswolds to Mendips)

58 km / 36 miles

Bath NES, Somers, S Glos
The 'Limestone Link' is a route of 36 miles joining the limestone of the Cotswolds to that of the Mendip Hills. It is a connecting route between the Cotswold Way at Cold Ashton and the West Mendip Way at Shipham. Between the two, the route passes through the valleys and villages south of Bath. Except for an ascent at each end, the walk is mostly flat and not strenuous.


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Paths Marked on OS mapping
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ST751728 - Cold Ashton, S Glos
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ST443572 - Shipham, Somerset
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Limestone Link (Bath Ramblers - 2008)


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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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9 Km
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9 Km
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Apple Tree Guest House  (bookable online)
3 Km
11 Km
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2 Km
11 Km
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4 Km
58 Km

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Route Profile:

62.4 Km (38.8 miles)
1,098 m (3,602 ft) ascent
269 m (883 ft)  maximum height