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Ammonite logoLimestone Link (Cotswolds to Mendips)

Bath & NE Somerset, Somerset, S Gloucestershire

58 km / 36 miles
The 'Limestone Link' is a route of 36 miles joining the limestone of the Cotswolds to that of the Mendip Hills. It is a connecting route between the Cotswold Way at Cold Ashton and the West Mendip Way at Shipham. Between the two, the route passes through the valleys and villages south of Bath. Except for an ascent at each end, the walk is mostly flat and not strenuous.


Waymark: Ammonite logo
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Ammonite logo
Attributes: Easy
Start: ST751728 - Cold Ashton, S Gloucestershire View on StreetMap
Finish: ST443572 - Shipham, Somerset View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Somer Valley Ramblers - Limestone Link

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Limestone Link  (Somer Valley Ramblers  - 2007 )
External download Limestone Link  (Mendip Hills AONB ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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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
OS Landranger Active 172, 182
OS Explorer 141, 142, 155
OS Explorer Active 141, 142, 155

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

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3 km
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2 km
11 km
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4 km
58 km
Walkers are Welcome
5 km
58 km

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Route Profile:

62.4 km (38.8 miles)
1,098 m (3,602 ft) ascent
269 m (883 ft)  maximum height

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