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Wavering Down & Crook Peak from Kings Wood, Winscombe
Introduction to Walk 1662

Photo from the walk - Wavering Down & Crook Peak from Kings Wood, Winscombe

County/Area - Somerset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Time - 3 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Somerset walk includes a wonderful ridge walk along the West Mendip Way to the summit of Crook Peak. The return route passes through the villages of Compton Bishop and Cross. 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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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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