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Rotary International logoWest Mendip Way

N Somerset, Somerset

48 km / 30 miles
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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Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
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Attributes: Paths marked on OS mapping
Start: ST314584 - Uphill, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset View on StreetMap
Finish: ST550458 - Wells & Mendip Museum, Wells, N Somerset View on StreetMap
Web Sites: The Mendip Society Annierak - West Mendip Way

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 )
Guidebook West Mendip Way  (Ex Libris Press  - 1999 )
External PDF Mendip Hills AONB - Visitor Guide  (Mendip Hills AONB  - 2017 ) Download
External PDF Somerset County Council - Walking, riding & cycling routes in Somerset  (Somerset County Council ) Download
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, 153
OS Explorer Active 141, 153
Other Paper Maps:
ZigZag 16 Stripmap
West Mendip Way: Wells to Uphill (Yellow Publications - June 2016)

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29 km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 km
29 km

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GPX Route File
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

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