Chapel and Stone Allerton

Easy walk around Axbridge area with the possibility to visit Ashton Windmill.

Technical sheet
No. 18083911
A Chapel Allerton walk posted on 29/12/21 by Walks from the Door. Update : 29/12/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h15[?]
Distance Distance : 4.02km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 27m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 27m
Highest point Highest point : 39m
Lowest point Lowest point : 11m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Chapel Allerton
Starting point Starting point : N 51.253077° / W 2.84429°
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Description

(D/A) 1 From the entrance of Mount Pleasant Farm, turn right along the road for 150 yards.
Turn right into Rawlings Lane (optionally continue ahead to Ashton Windmill, returning the same way).

(1) At the T-junction at the bottom of Rawlings Lane, turn right to pass the entrance to Ham Lane and Harewood House, then turn left into Front Street.
Walk down the main village street, passing the parish church on your right.
Keep straight on at a crossroads (signposted to “Mark”).

(2) Just beyond Moorland Farm on your left, turn right into a bridleway (Copeswood Lane). Follow the hedged bridleway for a little under half a mile, joining a rough-surfaced track at a turning into a farmyard.
Continue for a further quarter-mile to the public road at Heatherfield House, where you follow the road ahead for a further quarter-mile.

(3) At the staggered crossroads in Stone Allerton, turn right (signposted to Chapel Allerton and Mark). Follow the road as it bears right to the junction with New Road at a house called “Corners”. Keep along the road, with the war memorial on your right.

(4) Pass Sycamore Farm on your right and walk between cottages and out of the main village. At Wayside Cottage, turn right and follow a winding lane between hedges (ignoring paths to right and left). At the next junction, turn right past the Wheatsheaf and continue beyond back to Mount Pleasant Farm. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 38m
1 : km 0.42 - alt. 28m - Ham Lane and Harewood House
2 : km 1.49 - alt. 17m - Heatherfield House
3 : km 2.41 - alt. 15m - Stone Allerton
4 : km 3.15 - alt. 39m - Wayside Cottage
D/A : km 4.02 - alt. 38m - Mount Pleasant Farm

Useful Information

Mostly on quiet country lanes, with one stretch of bridleway with wet grass and muddy spots after rain.

Pdf link : http://walksfromthedoor.co.uk/i/walks/So...

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During the walk or to do/see around

Ashton Windmill is a Grade II* listed windmill, built in the 18th century to a typical Somerset design. It is open from 2.30 to 4.30 on Sundays from Easter to September and Wednesdays in July and August.

Axbridge, though now smaller than its famous neighbor Cheddar, is historically the more important settlement. The half-timbered King John’s Hunting Lodge, built c.1460, houses a local museum.

Cheddar Gorge forms an obvious defile in the southern slope of the Mendip Hills and is well seen across the Axe valley section of the Somerset Levels from the Isle of Wedmore.

Mount Pleasant Bed & Breakfast
Chapel Allerton, Axbridge, Somerset BS26 2PP
Tel. (01934) 710285 mountpleasantfarmsomerset@gmail.com www.mountpleasantbnb.com

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