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Path name on blue backgroundWest Mendip Way

N Somerset, Somerset

48 km / 30 miles
A 30-mile route from Uphill, Weston-super-Mare visiting Bleadon Hill, Loxton, Wavering Down, Shipham, Cheddar, Priddy, Wookey Hole and finishing in Wells, the smallest city in England.


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Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Path name on blue background
Attributes: Paths marked on OS mapping
National Landscape
Start: ST314584 - Uphill, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset View on StreetMap
Finish: ST550458 - Wells & Mendip Museum, Wells, N Somerset View on StreetMap
Web Sites: The Mendip Society Annierak - West Mendip Way [blog] West Mendip Way [YouTube video] Mendip Hills National Landscape - Mendip Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Uphill to Frome: A Guide to the Mendip Way  (David Wright  - 2017 )
External download West Mendip Way Route Directions and Maps - Uphill to Wells  (Mendip Hills National Landscape  - 2017 ) Download
External download Mendip Hills National Landscape - Visitor Guide  (Mendip Hills National Landscape  - 2022 ) Download
External download Mendip Way - Trail Guide & Map  (Mendip Hills National Landscape  - 2023 ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
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, 183
OS Landranger Active 172, 182, 183
OS Explorer 141, 153
OS Explorer Active 141, 153
Other Paper Maps:
ZigZag 16 Stripmap
West Mendip Way: Wells to Uphill (Yellow Publications - 2023)

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Route Profile:

48.4 km (30.1 miles)
1,558 m (5,112 ft) ascent
267 m (876 ft)  maximum height

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