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Area: Somerset

''The modern parish of Abbas and Templecombe was formerly two separate estates and villages.  The more northerly one was held from Saxon times by Shaftesbury Abbey and thus known a ...
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Category South Somerset

'The Balsam Centre is owned and managed by a charity (Wincanton Community Venture) set up by loc ...
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Category South Somerset

Download PDFs from the Website: [1] Walk to One Tree Hill - - - : [2] Walk to Stocklinch Ottersey Church - - - : [3] Walk to Ilford & River Ile - - - : [4] Walk to South Petherton - - - : [5] W ...
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Category South Somerset

'We have two regular Sunday walks, each usually of about 5/6 and 10/12 miles and some midweek walks during the day or in the evening in the summer. Non-members are most welcome to come on rambles. ...
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'Discover hidden valleys, rich in limestone flowers and tranquil beech woodlands, interspersed with extensive views over Bath and out towards the Blackdown Hills. The Iron Age fort on Little Solsbu ...
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'This virtually flat path connects Bath to the Midford Valley, following the track-bed of the former Somerset and Dorset Railway. It incorporates the Devonshire Tunnel and Combe Down Tunnel; the lo ...
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[1] To Orchardleigh via Mill Lane - - - : [2] To Or chardleigh via Stubbs Lane - - - : [3] To Rudge via Dadley Lane - - - :  [4] Beckington to Rode - - - : [5] To St. George's Cross


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Category Mendip

'BOB (or Butler's Online Bleadon) is an independent online community resource serving Bleadon Village and beyond as a website portal to local information and resources.'


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Category North Somerset

'This beautiful Somerset canal might be cut off from the rest of the system, but its well-maintained towpath and fascinating lock structures make for idyllic walking and peaceful boating.'


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Category Sedgemoor

'If you would like to find out more about The Butcombe Trail, a book with directions and maps is available from the Brewery Shop and all 6 pubs along the trail.'


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Category Sedgemoor

'Among the things the group has to do to demonstrate its long term commitment to the scheme are survey the footpaths around the village and surrounding area, report any problems, establish new walk ...
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Category Sedgemoor

'Cheddar Gorge is one of England's most iconic and spectacular landscapes. We are really proud to own the north side of this spectacular gorge and we hope that you will enjoy exploring it ...
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Category Sedgemoor

'For visitors and users of the lake, Chew is so much more than just a drinking water supply. Chew Valley offers various leisure and recreational facilities, from fishing and sailing to eating out, ...
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'The route was lengthened and turned by Judith Gradwell for Avon County Council into an anti-clockwise 16.5 mile circular walk starting and ending in Pensford. ACC published the walk in leaflet for ...
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'The Walking Network currently has 4 routes that span across the city of Bath. Each route passes the university campus, providing a series of hassle-free walking routes for staff, students ...
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'You will travel through a variety of landscapes: heathland, moorland, deciduous & coniferous woodland, farmland, deeply wooded valleys and historic villages with expansive views over to the No ...
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Category Sedgemoor

'Tracing the route of old railways and quiet lanes, this relaxing and mainly traffic-free environment is excellent for walking and cycling, with large sections suitable for wheelchair users and som ...
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Highlights 'World Heritage City of Bath, views over River Severn to Brecon Beacons in Wales, Malvern Hills and Forest of Dean. National Trust properties of Dyrham House and Horton Court; B ...
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'The Manor of Crewkerne was part of the royal estate of the kings of Wessex. King Alfred the Great left in to his son in his will. Crewkerne had its own Minster and the Domesday Book records that i ...
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Category South Somerset

'Clevedon's fine coastal walks offer stunning views which have inspired many great poets and writers including Tennyson, Thackeray and Coleridge. The popular coastal route that starts near Marine L ...
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Category North Somerset

'The 90 mile Dorset Jubilee Trail was established to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Ramblers' and was opened in 1995. The route was compiled and surveyed by members ...
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Category South Somerset

'Dunster and its surroundings have so much to offer in the way of things to see during a walk. The village itself has an abundance of wonderful buildings. The adjacent hills offer some of the best ...
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'Our walking trails are designed for lovers of the outdoors and ambitious walkers alike. Whether you plan to head out to explore our woodland, moorland or coastline, walks range from our all abilit ...
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'If you’re thinking about heading to Frome for a walk be sure to take advantage of our public transport. You can find information on trains, buses, parking, electric car and bike hire on our ...
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Category Mendip

'We are a local footpaths group based in the Gordano Valley area of North Somerset. We cater for all abilities with walks varying from ambles of about 4 miles up to more strenuous walks of about 12 ...
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Category North Somerset

'This is Hestercombe - a unique combination of three centuries of garden design: Coplestone Warre Bampfylde's Georgian landscape garden, the Victorian terrace and shrubbery and the stunning Edwardi ...
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'Membership appointments are reviewed once every two years and there are then opportunities for new applications to be considered. You can submit an application at any time and it will be considere ...
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Includes brief details of eight walks around and about Keynsham, ranging from 3 to 11 miles in length.


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'The path was established by creating rights of way via tracks and lanes. It is named after John Leland who visited South Somerset during the years 1535 - 1543. In his role as royal librarian, his ...
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Category South Somerset

'The route of the Liberty Trail is based on information recorded by six rebels from various villages in Somerset and Dorset. Villagers from the two counties made their way to join the Prot ...
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Category South Somerset

'The path follows the valley of the River Cary to Somerton, then crosses the Somerset Levels to North Petherton. From Langport to a point near Westonzoyland the route coincides with the River Parre ...
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Category South Somerset

Walks – Ready to download and print ... Wildlife Walks – Ready to download and print ... Links to longer-distance paths and trails.


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Category Mendip

'Weston-super-Mare and Frome are served by train and coach. Buses run regularly on routes parallel to the Mendip Way, from Weston-super-Mare to Wells, and Wells to Frome.'


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Category North Somerset

Walks around and about Monkton Combe: [1] Brassknocker, Kennet & Avon - - - : [2] Combe Down, Horsecombe Vale & Tucking Mill - - - : [3] Bridging the gap - - - : [4] Somerset Coal Canal &am ...
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Download from the Website PDFs of each Walk featured in the monthly issues of the Magazine.


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Category North Somerset

'We have an interactive mapping system at OutdoorsWest, showing all the Public Rights of Way you can walk, run, horse ride, cycle or otherwise explore in the OutdoorsWest area. You can use ...
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Category Bristol

'A walk in the Quantocks can offer a surprising variety of secenery in such a small area. From farmland to shady combes and the open heathland of the ridge. Within 3 hrs all of these aspects can be ...
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'Cothelstone Hill - for woodland trails and 360 degree hilltop views ... Kilve and East Quantoxhead - For wild Jurassic coast ... Ramscombe, Great Wood - For conifer and ...
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'The Quantock countryside is one of the finest in England. In 1956 it was the first to be awarded the national status of Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Quantock Common is designa ...
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'The River Avon Trail is generally straightforward to follow and easy-going as it follows the river and is level along the entire route. The only stiles are between Keynsham and Swineford. ...
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Download from the Website PDFs of four 'Canal Walks' and two 'Parish Walks'.


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'The Village takes its name both from the sandy ford which crossed the Doniford stream between Sampford Brett and Woolston and from the Brett Family.'


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'Members of the public can ask questions of the Local Access Forum with prior notification to the Chairman or Secretary. The Local Access Forum members have agreed that members of the public sh ...
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Category Somerset

'The trail can be walked either from Taunton's Brewhouse Theatre to Maunsel Lock (Pluto to the Sun) or from Bridgwater's Morrison's Supermarket to Maunsel Lock (also Pluto to the Sun) or of course, ...
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Category Sedgemoor

The South West Coast Path Association 'has a collaborative agreement with the National Trail Team who are funded by Natural England and work in our offices to ensure we work toget ...
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'The route follows existing public Bridleways and new sections of permissive bridleway. The trail is waymarked and easy to follow - look out for the wooden Herepath posts.' [The Neroche Scheme, as ...
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Category South Somerset

'Takes its name from the delicious cargo this former railway line carried from the strawberry fields of Cheddar. The line was well used for nearly a century until its closure in 1965 and since then ...
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Category North Somerset

The six Walks are: [1] Over the Hill to Holditch - - - : [2] Views of Three Counties - - - : [3] Dorset Vistas - - - : [4] Oak Tree Trail - - - : [5] The Drift to Wreath - - - : [6] To Paradise and ...
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Category South Somerset

'The poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge lived in Nether Stowey and walked the hills for inspiration with his friends William and Dorothy Wordsworth. Some would call them the first rambl ...
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Category Sedgemoor

'Other highlights on the route include the Stanton Drew Stones which include the Great Circle - the second largest stone circle in Britain (after Avebury).'


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'Please note that walks 4 to 9 .. are over three miles and only suitable for those who walk regularly and are used to walking this distance over uneven terrain and up moderate to steep inclines.'...
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Category North Somerset

'Some of the most popular walks around Bath (offering routes suitable for all levels of experience) include Cotswold Way, the Bath Skyline Walk and the Two Tunnels.'


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The Walks include: [1] West Coker Parish Walk (4 miles) - - - : [2] Hardington Parish Walk (4 miles) - - - : [3] Odcombe Parish Walk (5 miles) - - - : [4] Barwick Parish Walk (3 miles) - - - : [5] ...
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Category South Somerset

'Port of Bristol apprentices have been working with members of the Pill community to restore a half-mile section of footpath along the historic sea bank next to the River Avon at Pill Long ...
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Category North Somerset

''West Sedgemoor is part of England's largest remaining wet meadow system. Set among the Somerset Levels and Moors, it has the largest lowland population of breeding wading birds such as l ...
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Category South Somerset

'There are magnificent seaward and inland views with occasional glimpses of industrial archaeology and a wealth of geology.'


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Category Sedgemoor

'Set in a landscape of hills and wooded valleys, accessed by ancient greenways and paths ... the gentle hills of the Vale of Taunton Deane rise to the Brendon Hills, which offer stunning panoramic ...
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