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The Mendip Way

The Mendip Way Walking Holiday Options

The full Mendip Way Trail runs for just under 50 miles from Uphill near Weston-super-Mare on the Somerset Coast to inland Frome. A combination of the West Mendip Way from Uphill to Wells (30 miles) and the East Mendip Way from Wells to Frome (20 miles)

The Glastonbury Pilgrimage Walk includes the West Mendip Way to Wells with an extension on the Monarchs Way to Glastonbury to include the famous Tor and Abbey (42 miles)

Suggested Itineraries follow but these can all be varied to suit the distances and attractions you want to include on your adventure so please talk to us for more ideas and options

 

Mendip Way Route Profile

 

Grade of Walking

More information and examples of these walking grades

Walking Grade bar chart

 

Mendip Way Full Route - Weston-super-Mare (Uphill) to Frome –  Around 51 miles

Generally moderate grade walking with a few strenuous climbs

  Standard Route - 4 days and 5 nights  
Day 1 Weston-super-Mare to Shipham 14 miles Click Here
Day 2 Shipham to Wookey Hole 15 miles Click Here
Day 3 Wookey Hole to Shepton Mallet 9 miles Click Here
Day 4 Shepton Mallet to Frome 13 miles Click Here
  Daily Average 13 miles  

 

  Fast Route - 3 days and 4 nights  
Day 1 Weston-super-Mare to Shipham 14 miles Click Here
Day 2 Shipham to Wells 17.5 miles Click Here
Day 3 Wells to Frome 19 miles Click Here
     
Option Glastonbury Pilgrimage Walk - 11.5 miles with 2nd night in Wells Click Here
  Daily Average 17 miles  

 

  Relaxed Route - 5 days and 6 nights  
Day 1 Weston-super-Mare to Shipham 14 miles Click Here
Day 2 Shipham to Priddy 11.5 miles Click Here
Day 3 Priddy to Wells 6 miles (time to explore Wookey Hole) Click Here
Day 4 Wells to Shepton Mallet 6 miles (time to explore Wells) Click Here
Day 5 Shepton Mallet to Frome 13 miles Click Here
     
Option Glastonbury Pilgrimage Walk 11.5 miles with 2nd night in Wells Click Here
  Daily Average 10 miles  

 

  Explorer Route - 6 days and 7 nights  
Day 1 Weston-super-Mare (or Uphill) to the foot of Crook Peak 9 (or 7) miles Click Here
Day 2 Crook Peak to Cheddar 10.5 miles Click Here
Day 3 Cheddar to Priddy 6 miles (time to explore Cheddar Gorge) Click Here
Day 4 Priddy to Wells 6 miles (time to explore Wookey Hole) Click Here
Day 5 Wells to Shepton Mallet 6 miles (time to explore Wells) Click Here
Day 6 Shepton Mallet to Frome 13 miles Click Here
     
Option Glastonbury Pilgrimage Walk 11.5 miles with 2nd night in Wells Click Here
  Daily Average 8.6 miles  

 

  Short Days Route - 8 days and 9 nights  
Day 1 Weston-super-Mare (or Uphill) to the foot of Crook Peak 9 (or 7) miles Click Here
Day 2 Crook Peak to Shipham 5 miles Click Here
Day 3 Shipham to Cheddar 6.5 miles Click Here
Day 4 Cheddar to Priddy 6 miles Click Here
Day 5 Priddy to Wells 6 miles Click Here
Day 6 Wells to Shepton Mallet 6 miles Click Here
Day 7 Shepton Mallet to Cranmore Tower  4.5 miles Click Here
Day 8 Cranmore Tower to Frome 8.5 miles Click Here
     
Option Glastonbury Pilgrimage Walk 11.5 miles with 2nd night in Wells Click Here
  Or circular 3 miles Glastonbury walk including Tor and Abbey  
  Daily Average 6.5 miles  

 

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