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Strawberry Line

N Somerset, Somerset

16 km / 10 miles
A recreational trail along the route of the Cheddar Valley Railway from Yatton to Cheddar, the Strawberry Line, that was built in 1869 to carry strawberries from Cheddar. The line closed in the 1960s when it became part of the Cheddar Valley Railway Nature Reserve. There is access at Yatton Station Nature Reserve and it pass through the varied scenery of Congresbury, Sandford and Winscombe, en route to Cheddar Station.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes: Easy
Former Railway
Start: ST425660 - Yatton Station, N Somerset View on StreetMap
Finish: ST454531 - Cheddar, Somerset View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Exploring the Strawberry Line Jason McDonald's Walking Pages - Strawberry Line (Cheddar to Yatton) [blog]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Strawberry Line Map  (Strawberry Line Society  - 2015 ) Download
Guidebook Cheddar Valley Railway Walk  (Ex Libris Press  - 1999 )


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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 171, 172, 182
OS Landranger Active 171, 172, 182
OS Explorer 141, 153, 154
OS Explorer Active 141, 153, 154

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Route Profile:

16.4 km (10.2 miles)
123 m (404 ft) ascent
81 m (266 ft)  maximum height

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