Encounter Walking


The Mendip Way

Somerset New Routes for 2017 Season - Details coming shortly

  • We are currently preparing information for the following new routes in Somerset: 
  • The Mendip Way
  • The Somerset Coast Path
  • The Exmoor Adventure Short Break
  • The 100 mile Exmoor and Quantock Challenge
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We anticipate the route summaries and information will be available from early 2017 and we will then be taking bookings on the Mendip Way from April 2017.  Please email us directly  if you want to be advised as soon as the detailed walking information is live on this website. If you can't wait and want to look at an alternative route nearby on which we are already operating then take a look at the Coleridge Way in West Somerset which links the Quantock Hills with Exmoor National Park.

Meanwhile watch the video below for a taste of the Mendip Way region

Mendip Way Summary

Distance 50 miles (80km) with additional option to walk to Glastonbury Tor and Abbey

Grade Mainly moderate walking with a few strenuous climbs - What this means

Is this walk for you? Stunning ridge walk along the length of the unique Mendip Hills plateau with superb views over the Avalon Marshes. Caves, ravines and gorges lead onto lush woodlands and river walking a real taste of Somerset, linking key visitor locations on a quiet and airy route with plenty of side options and activities.

Highlights Start with 3 miles of beach, ascent of Crook Peak, Cheddar and Ebor Gorges, Wookey Hole, unspoilt Somerset villages, the Gothic cathedral at Wells, Glastonbury Tor and Abbey option and endless local cider!

Terrain Well maintained and easy paths along an open and lofty ridge finishing with trails through classic Somerset farmland, ancient woodland, and riverside walks.

Please email us now for advance details of this route OR to get a quotation for walking it.

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