Circular walk in Mendip Hill

Walk through Rowberrow Warren which is a beautiful woodland, set on a hillside with large paths.

Technical sheet
No. 2167872
A Shipham walk posted on 09/06/19 by Aurelie-21. Update : 05/08/19
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h15[?]
Distance Distance : 3.91mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 561ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 548ft
Highest point Highest point : 883ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 433ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Shipham
Starting point Starting point : N 51.320913° / W 2.790463°
Download : -
Path View of the plain

Description

Use car park facing the Swan Inn.

(D/A) The walk starts in School Lane. Walk until the paved road split and turn on the second path on your left.

(1) When the path splits, take the path on your right and then, take the wide path that goes up and straight.

(2) Follow the path on the left. At the first intersection, keep going straight to the second intersection where you'll go right and right again at the next intersection.

(3) Take the first path on your left which goes down. This part of the walk might be really muddy and therefore slippery.

(4) Turn right.

(5) Look for a small path on your left and take it. After a few meters, you will walk along with a small water court.

(6) Turn right on the path that climbs to the West Mendip Way. When you're at the top, go right and walk down. The path will join a paved road. Follow it until you reach the car park (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 440ft - Car park
1 : mi 0.64 - alt. 545ft
2 : mi 0.99 - alt. 705ft
3 : mi 1.79 - alt. 791ft
4 : mi 2.09 - alt. 640ft
5 : mi 2.58 - alt. 571ft
6 : mi 3.14 - alt. 623ft
D/A : mi 3.91 - alt. 443ft - Car park

Useful Information

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Opinions and comments

Average

Global average : 4/5
Number of opinions : 4
Description quality : 3.75/5
Routemap quality : 3.5/5
Walk interest : 4.75/5


Walker
on Mon 14 Feb 2022 16:56:11 CET

Global average : 4 / 5

Date of walk : 14/02/22
Description quality : Good
Easiness to follow the route : Good
Walk interest : Good

Nice walk through woodland and moors. Track was a bit muddy in places but if you have good boots on not a problem. We deviated form the rout a little bit to take advantage of the spectacular views from the top point of the Mendips, well worth doing,


Admin hiker
on Mon 26 Apr 2021 17:44:28 CEST

Sorry to read that !
Any chance you could help us to write a more precise description ?

Cheers,
Aurélie - Community manager.


Walker
on Mon 26 Apr 2021 09:30:42 CEST

Global average : 2.67 / 5

Date of walk : 24/04/21
Description quality : Disappointing
Easiness to follow the route : Very disappointing
Walk interest : Very good

We were disappointed with the directions for this walk, more land marks needed as it wasn’t clear which path we had to take from the beginning of the walk.


Walker
on Mon 16 Mar 2020 18:37:19 CET

Global average : 4.33 / 5

Date of walk : 16/03/20
Description quality : Good
Easiness to follow the route : Good
Walk interest : Very good


Fine walk - it helped that the weather was sunny. Lovely views


Walker
on Mon 24 Feb 2020 09:08:28 CET

Global average : 5 / 5

Date of walk : 21/02/20
Description quality : Very good
Easiness to follow the route : Very good
Walk interest : Very good

Lovely walk. Nothing majorly challenging, a few uphills and some stunning views. I’d add pictures but there doesn’t seem to be an option.

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