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West Mendip Way

48 km / 30 miles

N Somers, Somers
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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ST551458 - Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somers
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ST314585 - Uphill, Weston-super-Mare, N Somers
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

West Mendip Way (Weston-super-Mare Heritage Centre)
West Mendip Way (Ex Libris Press - 1999)


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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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Other Paper Maps:
West Mendip Way (Yellow Publications - 2014)

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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

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Walkers are Welcome
1 Km
19 Km
Hostel Accommodation
1 Km
19 Km

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Route Profile:

46.4 Km (28.8 miles)
1,413 m (4,636 ft) ascent
267 m (876 ft)  maximum height