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A Travel Blog by philipbaillie
We spent easter in Somerset, first travelling to Bath then to our hired country cottage in the Mendips.
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A Travel Blog entry by stars from Cheddar, England, United Kingdom
Caving is awesome! This weekend I joined the Oxford University Caving Club on their annual expedition to the Mendips, near Bristol. It's my new favorite. With a whole lot of apprehension, I dropped into the dark boulder-filled maw of "Swildon's ...
A Travel Blog entry by trevor_lorraine from Compton Martin, England, United Kingdom
... every hill, burial mounds in every paddock. Then on to the smooth elegant limestone of Bath, as we travel into the Mendips. The landscape is hillier with deep gorges, tiny lanes and well kept hedgerows. The cottages are red with conglomerate, nestled ...
A Travel Blog entry by simonmain1 from Highbridge, England, United Kingdom
... Highbridge so I set off up the stupidly steep hill (all in all I reckon I climbed 1500m in the day) out of Bristol and over the Mendips. Once off the Mendips there were horrible head winds the whole way to the coast. By now I was a couple of ...
A Travel Blog entry by shake.bitty from Bristol, United Kingdom
... this weekend. The next day is our only wet one so far. Soft drizzle accompanies us across the peat & sedge cuttings to the mendips. After a steep pull up to the top we have a glorious view back of Glastonbury Tor again which has been a beacon all ...
A Travel Blog entry by linzandthehiv from Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Where to begin...? Well, let's start with how awesome Aidan is for taking over the blog last night after I literally passed out in front of my computer. That's how sick I was. I think I have the flu, or a very strange cold, because I've been ...
A Travel Blog entry by andyryder from San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
... the salt off, but that was freezing and it reminded me of the dirty old green pool we used to swim in as kids up in the Mendips. We decided to wait and have a shower. Next we watched the sun go down over the salt flats with a pisco sour. Bit of a ...
A Travel Blog entry by roosride from Manchester, England, United Kingdom
... . By Katie DAYS 2 + 3 By Andrew had a great time cycling through Devon and Somerset (the Mendips were a lot more hilly than I remembered ). Hit the 1/4 way mark on the Severn Crossing. Cycled briefly into Wales and ...
A Travel Blog entry by trishandben from Radstock, England, United Kingdom
... . . I say quietly. . . 40 yrs ago! Padi picked me up from there, bringing Ben along and took us to my dad's home on the Mendips. She covers so many miles for me, and gives so much of her time, I so appreciate it. The walk would have been very hard without ...
A Travel Blog entry by owiedoeseurope from Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
... . Josh and Ang took us out to the airport via a different route thru the countryside. Lovely little villages and countryside over the Mendips hills, an area where they do a lot of caving. Had a Guinness at the airport while waiting for our gate to be ...
A Travel Blog entry by charlief from Street, England, United Kingdom
... in Somerset already. The Pennines seem just days ago! So after a slow start, it's onto quiet country lanes skirting the Mendips and heading across the Levels. There's no mistaking why this area was named the Somerset Levels as the drove roads cover mile ...
A Travel Blog entry by jogling-noyes from Cossington, United Kingdom
... called the Strawberry Line. The countryside here is very flat and there was little to see until we reached the Mendips. Being Somerset of course there are orchards and we have walked through both Bulmers and Thatchers orchards. Our second highlight of ...
A Travel Blog entry by travellingted from Edale, England, United Kingdom
... eye'? We continue to walk the Limestone Way having closer to home, followed it's cousin the Limestone Link, although comparisons with The Mendips can be found, this is BIG country and a different ball game. Mam Tor, like Glastonbury Tor, seems to have the ...
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Sadler Street, Wells, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
... a Wednesday and Saturday with an interesting array of goods available from over 50 stallholders. While on the doorstep is The Mendips, an ancient range of hills designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and recognised as one of England's most ...Traveler Rating
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Bristol Road, Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Winston Manor Hotel is a Victorian manor house set in one-and-a-half acres of grounds at the foot of the Mendips and just 6 miles from Bristol Airport. We have 14 en-suite rooms with telephone, TV and free Internet access with FREE airport parking for all ...Traveler Rating
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Baker's Lane, Wrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
We are set in 250 acres of farmland at the foot of the Mendips in the middle of North Somerset just outside Bristol.Perfect for farm stays and airport stopovers, as we are minutes from Bristol Airport, and great for anglers with both Blagdon and Chew ...Traveler Rating
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30 Main Road, Hutton, Weston super Mare, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
... famous Cheddar Gorge. All our guests are accommodated with a full English breakfast. There is ample car-parking in the grounds. Moorlands stands in beautiful landscaped gardens and Hutton village lies under the steep wooded slopes of the Western Mendips.Traveler Rating
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251 Menlove Ave, , Liverpool, Greater Liverpool, England, United Kingdom457 reviews
The home where John Lennon of the Beatles lived during his youth from 1945 to 1963.