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'There are plenty of walks you can take to explore the town of Frome. Our walks will allow you to see Frome’s green spaces, stroll through its shopping streets and learn about its history.'

Overview

'This is one of England’s most special places – the limestone Mendip Hills with the lakes of the Chew Valley is a stunning landscape of steep slopes and undulating plateau punctuated by spectacular gorges and rocky outcrops. On the hilltops there are hundreds of ancient monuments, whilst on steeper slopes flower rich grasslands and wooded combes offer varied habitats for a wide variety of wildlife.'

Type of Website
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'We are a group of several hundred like-minded people who come together in the interests of conserving and enhancing the Mendip Hills. Most of our members live in and around the Hills, but some live in other parts of the country and even abroad ... As a registered charity, we organise social activities on the hills for all our members including walks, special interest visits and talks. We also manage some small nature reserves and members are encouraged to be involved with these.'

 

Type of Walk
Overview

'The walks are a selection from around the Parish of Beckington. All are assumed to begin fromThe Woolpack, a fifteenth century coaching inn, at the junction of the Warminster and Frome Roads'.

Distance (miles)117
Type of Walk
Overview

'Long distance path in 9 legs using public footpaths and other rights of way to follow as closely as possible the boundary of the Somerset (UK) local government district of Mendip'

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Mendip Ramblers

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'There are a number of interesting walks in and around Shepton Mallet, taking in many of the historical and industrial features which make the town so special. A selection of walks are listed ... '(which can be downloaded as PDFs).

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