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Explore Mendip

Take a walk on the wild side...

The Mendip Hills are home to some of the most species-rich woodlands, meadows and grasslands in the county. To help you find your way around and explore all that they have to offer, we’ve brought together a selection of guided walks so, whether you want a gentle stroll, a bracing walk or something more challenging, there’s something to get out into the great outdoors.  And to make things simple just click on each image to open a downloadable PDF link which you can print it out or store on a smart phone to take with you...

Barbacary

Babcary

Distance: 2 miles

Species rich hay meadow. To see the reserve at its best visit between April and mid-July before the annual hay cut.

Edford Meadows & Edford Wood

Edford Meadows & Wood

Distance: 2 or 4 miles

Explore Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Edford Wood, Edford Meadows, Harridge Wood and the surrounding landscape.

Harridge

Harridge

Distance: 1.1 miles

Harridge Woods is mainly made up of semi-natural ancient woodland. It is made up of five sites and forms a large part of the Mells Valley Prime Biodiversity Area in Somerset.

Middledown

Middledown

Distance: 2 or 4 miles

Explore Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Ubley Warren Nature Reserve and the surrounding landscape of The Mendip
Hills AONB.

Ubley warren

Ubley Warren

Distance: 2 miles

Explore Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Ubley Warren and Velvet Bottom Nature Reserves and the surrounding landscape
of The Mendip Hills AONB.

Velvet Bottom

Velvet Bottom

Distance: 4 miles

Explore Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Ubley Warren and Velvet Bottom Nature Reserves and the surrounding landscape of The Mendip Hills AONB.