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The walk follows the Corton Ridge and offers great views across the Somerset Levels and the Dorset Hills. It has great historic significance as Cadbury Castle is reputed to be Camelot King Arthur's Castle. You also cross the ancient medieval village of Whitcombe. It's an up and downer and can be boggy in wet weather. As an incentive there are two great pubs you can call in at!
A thoroughly pleasant and not very arduous walk from Evercreech to Chesterblade, then to Batcombe and back along the River Alham. There are quite a few hills but none of them are very long and the total ascent of the walk is surprisingly modest.
This walk is intended as the return leg to the central section of the East Mendip Way from Shepton Mallet to Cranmore Tower and is originally published on the East Mendip Way Facebook page.
This Somerset walk takes you through unspoilt countryside sheletered beneath the slopes of the Mendip Hills. The route includes tracks, footpaths and quiet country lanes.
This circular walk uses well know ways including Monarch's Way, Mendip Trail or Limestone Link and provides a good way to discover wild Harptree Combe and paths in farmland with great views to Chew Valley Lake
This circular walk provides a good way to discover the highest point of Mendip Hills with 360° views using a section of The Mendip Trail, West Mendip Way and interesting paths in preserved nature reserves including Long Wood and Velvet Bottom!
This circular walk with ascents and descents explores the famous Cheddar Gorge in the Mendip Hills with great viewpoints from the cliffs!
A gentle exploratory ramble along nearby footpaths with pleasant views. Nothing onerous.
A circular walk giving beautiful views over the surrounding countryside of rolling hills and meadows.
A walk from Wiltshire's highest point and through the villages of Tollard Royal and Berwick St James
A Somerset walk in the northern part of the county. The undulating route explores the hills and valleys to the south of Southstoke using field paths, the course of an old railway and tracks.
This Somerset walk includes a wonderful ridge walk along the West Mindop Way to the summit of Crook Peak. The return route passes through the villages of Compton Bishop and Cross.
Walk through Rowberrow Warren which is a beautiful woodland, set on a hillside with large paths.
This circular walk explores paths around Compton Dando using sections of Two Rivers Way and Three Peaks Walk. You will walk along River Chew, also go across Lord's and Common Woods by Hunstrete Lake.
A walk with fine views over Bath. Then a taste of 19th Century transport following the Somerset and Dorset disused railway through two tunnels, with information about the railway's history. Later picking up the Kennet and Avon Canal for the return journey to Bath.
From Railway Inn, the walk includes 3 short but stiff climbs, plus 3 stiles. First climbing up Sanford Hill, Lyncombe Hill and Mendip Trail to Sandford Quarry. It later follows a track past site of a Roman Villa before descending to Railway Inn.
This linear Somerset walk includes typical English countryside, quiet villages, old buildings and historic churches. The route runs from Keynsham to Bath along the northern fringes of the Mendip Hills, and its proximity to both Bath and Bristol ensures that it is well served by public transport.
This walk starts at Lansdown Golf Club and takes in part of The Cotswold Way and spectacular views out across the scenery. It also takes you past sites of historic interest in the Battle of Lansdown.
Walk along reasonable flat paths by canal and river.
It is 150 years since The Clifton and Durdham Downs (Bristol) Act, 1861 secured the Downs as a place of recreation for us all – forever. This trail and a second trail exploring Durdham Down celebrate this anniversary and explore the rich and fascinating history of the Downs.
A short walk in Somerset to the southwest of Bristol. The circular toute includes the village of Wraxall and also provides the opportunity to explore the grounds and parkland of the National Trust's Tyntesfield.
It is 150 years since The Clifton and Durdham Downs (Bristol) Act, 1861 secured the Downs as a place of recreation for us all – forever. This trail and a second trail exploring the Promenade and Observatory Hill celebrate this anniversary and explore the rich and fascinating history of the Downs.
If you want beaches, cliffs, woodlands and meadows and a walk that will test your fitness, this is the one for you.
This linear Dorset walk follows the South West Coast Path from Charmouth to Seatown. The coastal scenery on this part of the Jurassic Coast is dramatic and the walk includes the highest point on the Dorest Coast at Golden Cap.
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