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Rotary International logoWest Mendip Way

48 km / 30 miles

N Somerset, Somerset
A 30 mile route across the southern edge of the Mendip escarpment from Wells, Somerset to the sea at Uphill visiting Wookey Hole, Draycott, Priddy, Cheddar, Shipham, Wavering Down, Loxton and Bleadon Hill


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Paths marked on OS mapping; Challenging; AONB; Downland/Wolds
ST314584 - Uphill, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
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ST550458 - Wells & Mendip Museum, Wells, N Somerset
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

West Mendip Way (Ex Libris Press - 1999)
External PDF
Mendip Hills AONB - Visitor Guide (Mendip Hills AONB - 2017)
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.
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West Mendip Way: Wells to Uphill (Yellow Publications - June 2016)

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West Mendip Way GPX Exchange Format Route File
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Route Profile:

48.4 Km (30.1 miles)
1,558 m (5,112 ft) ascent
267 m (876 ft)  maximum height