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Mendip Way

Mendip Way

A self-guided walking holiday from the Bristol Channel, travelling eastwards along the Mendip Hills.

3 to 7 nights
22-52 miles
Easy / Moderate to Demanding

From £290 per person

About the trail

The Mendips form a ridge of flat-topped limestone hills stretching eastwards from the Bristol Channel. The landscape, which has changed little in centuries, is an enchanting mix of broad-backed hills, pastures enclosed by drystone walls, ancient woodland, mysterious caves and spectacular deep gorges.

The Mendip Way traverses the Mendip Hills from the Roman port of Uphill to the historic market town of Frome. It encounters Wookey Hole and the deep cut of Cheddar Gorge, as well as a selection of nature reserves, charming settlements and historic sites dating as far back as prehistoric times, making this a fascinating trail for walkers of all interests.

We offer multiple holiday options along this trail. If you wish to experience the entire trail, simply select the first option from the list below.

Customer reviews from the Mendip Way

“On the whole we had a very nice walking week.”
Mrs Stumpel, Netherlands
“Great trek and good walking distances.”
Mr Wheelock, UK
“All walking holidays are delightful. This one was no exception.”
Ms James, USA
“We had a great holiday on a fantastic walking route and enjoyed ourselves a lot.”
Mr Zilliacus, Finland
“An interesting route through a variety of landscapes.”
Mr Brown, USA
“Great walk and nice accommodation in good locations.”
Ms Scholer, UK
“Wonderful landscape and accommodations were warm and welcoming. The luggage transport is very effective and works perfectly.”
Ms Lehoux, France
"On route to Shipham" by Arthur Brown (2018)
"Low Tide on the River Axe" by Arthur Brown (2018)
"Wells Cathedral" by Mary Brown (2018)
"Church from the Footpath" by Stephen Timms (2017)
"Bishops Palace" by Stephen Timms (2017)
"View from Cranmore Tower" by Stephen Timms (2017)