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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.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Easy; Former Railway
ST425660 - Yatton Station, North Somerset
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ST454531 - Cheddar, Somerset
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

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


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2011.
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Mendip Ways & Strawberry Line (Anquet Maps - 2009)

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Bunk House
4 Km
2 Km
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< 1 Km
16 Km
Pear Tree Cottages  (bookable online)
5 Km
16 Km
Walkers are Welcome
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16 Km

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Route Profile:

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