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'The Blackdown Hills are a little-known group of hills lying on the border of Devon and Somerset. Broadly, the area extends from Wellington in the north to Honiton in the south and from Cullompton in the west to Chard in the east.'

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www.somersetramblers.co.uk

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'Somerset Area Ramblers covers an area from Frome in the East of the County to Minehead in the West, from Clevedon in the North to Yeovil in the South. We have a large section of the coastal path stretching from Minehead to Clevedon, The Quantocks, parts of Exmoor, The Black Down Hills and The Mendips. Somerset Area Ramblers is the co-ordinating body for 8 of the Ramblers local groups.'

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www.movingsomersetforward.co.uk/walking

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'Getting Started ... Walking Safely ... Walking for All ... Walking for Health and Fitness ... Where to Walk'

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www.somersetyoungwalkers.org.uk/index.php

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'We organise walks in most parts of the county including the Quantock hills, Exmoor, Blackdown hills and Somerset levels meaning it is ideal for people living in Taunton, Yeovil or Bridgwater. Most of our members are in their 20s, 30s and into their 40s. We are a very active group of around 70 members ...'

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www.walkinginsomerset.co.uk/index.php

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Somerset Walks to download and print FREE - categorized around and about some two dozen places ranging from Bath to Yeovil.

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leland_Trail

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Distance (miles)28
Starting fromKing Alfred's Tower, Penselwood
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'Runs from King Alfred's Tower in Penselwood to Ham Hill Country Park ... The Leland Trail links with the Monarch's Way at Ilchester and the Liberty Trail and the River Parrett Trail at Ham Hill.'

NOTE that the Links to the 'References' in the Wikipedia article seem currently to be broken (as at 1 September 2016); but Somerset County Council write that 'a guide to the Leland Trail is available from South Somerset Tourist Information Centres' (see Long Distance Walking Route 11).

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberty_Trail

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Distance (miles)28
Starting fromHam Hill, near Stoke sub Hamdon
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'Trail between Ham Hill in Somerset and Lyme Regis in Dorset, England.'

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www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Limestone+Link+%28Cotswolds+...

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Distance (miles)36
Starting fromCold Ashton
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'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.'

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Limestone Link [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

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www.butcombe.com/mendip_trail.shtml

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Distance (miles)45
Starting fromRing O' Bells, Hinton Blewett
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'Connects six pubs owned by Butcombe Brewery. The trail runs from Hinton Blewett through Priddy, Axbridge, Bleadon, Rowberrow, and Compton Martin.'

Description from

Butcombe Brewery

See also

Butcombe Brewery Trail [Stoke Lodge Ramblers]

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mendip_Way

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Distance (miles)50
Starting fromUphill
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'Footpath across the Mendip Hills from Weston-super-Mare to Frome. It is divided into two sections. The West Mendip Way was opened in 1979 and starts at the Bristol Channel at Uphill Cliff. It climbs the Mendip escarpment affording views over the Somerset Levels. It then crosses the central Mendip plateau leading down to Cheddar Gorge and on to Wells ... From there the East Mendip Way continues through Shepton Mallet to Frome. The Mendip Way connects with the Macmillan Way, Monarch's Way, and Samaritans Way South West.'

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Mendip Ways [LDWA] | West Mendip Way [LDWA]

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Parrett_Trail

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Distance (miles)50
Starting fromChedington
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'Long-distance footpath, following the route of the River Parrett in Somerset, England. The trail, which is 50 miles (80 km) long, runs from Chedington in Dorset to the mouth of the river in Bridgwater Bay where it joins the West Somerset Coast Path.'

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See also

River Parrett Trail [Discover South Somerset]

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www.somerset.gov.uk/get-involved/community/somerset-local-access-forum/

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'This Forum meets at least twice a year and covers the area of Somerset, with the exception of Exmoor National Park, which has its own forum. There are 16 members of which; 14 are members of the public and 2 are elected members from Somerset County Council and of the District/ Borough Councils. The members are representatives of 3 main fields of interest related to access to the countryside namely users, landowners and other interests such as tourism, economic regeneration, health and education. They are selected from applications received by us and have a 3 year term of office.'

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www.somerset.gov.uk/policies-and-plans/plans/rights-of-way/

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'Somerset is a wonderful county full of contrast and there is no better way to absorb its beauty, variety and history than through the Public Rights of Way network. The county has over 9000 rights of way totalling 3808 miles (6129 km). The extensive path network is varied ranging from long distance routes such as the South West Coast Path and the River Parrett Trail, to a number of promoted circular routes and local country paths.'

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Somerset County Council

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www.visitsomerset.co.uk/explore-somerset/countryside/visit-somersets-360-s

Visits to the Website1406
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'Experience dramatic and expansive 360 ˚views of Somerset and beyond from six hill-tops around the Somerset Levels.'

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Visit Somerset

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www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.uk

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'Why not come on one of the Wessex Wanderers Railway Walks over the summer (between May and October each year) and have a great day out?  This is a great way to enjoy the combination of travelling by train and going to a different area and exploring the countryside.'

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