Mendips

  • Blagdon Lake and Mendips to Cheddar
  • The shores of Blagon Lake are the the start of this walk. This scenic area is reknowned for its pretty rolling hills and quaint villages. The impressive Combe Lodge is passed before climbing up through the impressive Burrington Combe to reach the top of the Mendips. Passing ancient Tumuli we begin to descend into Cheddar Gorge via Velvet Bottom, affording gorgeous views over the gorge, the Somerset Levels, Glastonbury Tor and the River Severn
  • Cheddar – Priddy – Wells
  • Extend the Blagdon to Cheddar walk into a 2 day walk by adding this section, or do it for its own sake. Climbing back onto the edge of the Mendips we walk across the plateau past more ancient relics towards the picturesque village of Priddy in the middle of the Mendips. After stopping for lunch, we continue through Ebbor gorge down to Wookey hole and from there on to Wells, the site of one of Britain’s greatest Cathedrals, the Bishops palace and some fantastic architecture.
  • Bath to Frome Historical walk
  • If you are looking for a walk around Bath with a historical slant to get the best of the sightseeing opportunities the city and it’s surroundings have to offer then look no further. Over three days of relaxed walking starting at the Royal Crescent we will show you Saxon Churches, beautiful Manor houses, 400 year old pubs, battle sites, old iron works, and ancient Castles, before ending up in Frome, with its old town buildings which were the centre of a thriving wool industry. Along the way you will stay in Bradford on Avon, and Mells.
  • Pubs of the East Mendips
  • Somerset is world reknowned for its Ciders and has a great number of Cider pubs! Starting on the outskirts of Bath, this fun walk takes in some of the best locals, including the Fox and Badger, the Apple Tree (Good Pub Guide), The Tuckers Grave and The George (Norton St. Philip) On the way we walk through some stunning scenery and pass the interesting Wellow long Barrow, a perfectly preserved example of this ancient type of monument. 14km; 5-8 hours depending on stoppage time!
We also run our navigation courses on the Mendips.