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White arrow on blue discMendip Ways

N Somerset, Somerset

79 km / 49 miles
Comprising the West Mendip (30 miles) and the East Mendip (19 miles) Ways, there was involvement in their creation by Rotary Club members. The Mendip Way is almost 50 miles long with over 6000ft of ascent and runs from Uphill near Weston super Mare to Frome. The western section runs from the Bristol Channel at Uphill and in places affords fine views over the Somerset Levels. It crosses the central Mendip plateau leading down to the spectacular Cheddar Gorge before eventually taking in the beautiful city of Wells. Between Wells and Frome, on the eastern section, the landscape changes, with open hilltops replaced by deep secluded valleys.

The Strawberry Line (10 miles and on OS mapping) follows the Cheddar Valley Railway from Yatton to Cheddar built in 1869 to carry strawberries from Cheddar.


Details:

Waymark: White arrow on blue disc
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
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Attributes: Challenging
Downland/Wolds
Start: ST314584 - Uphill, N Somerset View on StreetMap
Finish: ST776480 - Frome, Somerset View on StreetMap
Web Sites: The Mendip Society

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF Limestone Link  (Mendip Hills AONB ) Download
Guidebook Uphill to Frome: A Guide to the Mendip Way  (David Wright  - 2017 )
External PDF Mendip Hills AONB - Visitor Guide  (Mendip Hills AONB  - 2017 ) Download
Guidebook West Mendip Way  (Ex Libris Press  - 1999 )
Guidebook West Mendip Way : official guide  (Weston-super-Mare Civic Society  - 1998 )

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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.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 172, 182, 183
OS Landranger Active 172, 182, 183
OS Explorer 141, 142, 153
OS Explorer Active 141, 142, 153
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Mendip Ways & Strawberry Line (Anquet Technology Ltd)

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Route Profile:

76.2 Km (47.3 miles)
1,995 m (6,545 ft) ascent
286 m (938 ft)  maximum height

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