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Bedlam and Great Elm from Mells
Introduction to Walk 3675

Photo from the walk - Bedlam and Great Elm from Mells

County/Area - Somerset

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.7 miles / 7.6 km

Ascent - 350 feet / 106 metres

Time - 2 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A circular Somerset walk from the village of Mells. The route uses field paths, a disused railway and riverside tracks and paths through Great Elm and the Wadbury Valley. An ideal Autumn woodland walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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