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North Wootton & Worminster from Wells
Introduction to Walk 1275

Photo from the walk - North Wootton & Worminster from Wells

County/Area - Somerset

Author - Tony Maries

Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Ascent - 950 feet / 288 metres

Time - 5 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

A pleasant Somerset walk that explores the Mendip Hills near to the cathedral city of Wells visiting the villages of North Wootton and Worminster. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 141Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 182Sheet Map1:50kBUY
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