Circular walk in Mendip Hill

Walk through Rowberrow Warren which is a beautiful woodland, set on a hillside with large paths.

Technical sheet
No. 2167872
A Shipham walk posted on 09/06/19 by Aurelie-21. Update : 05/08/19
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h15[?]
Distance Distance : 6.29km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 171m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 167m
Highest point Highest point : 269m
Lowest point Lowest point : 132m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Shipham
Starting point Starting point : N 51.320913° / W 2.790463°
Download : -
Path View of the plain


Use car park facing the Swan Inn.

(D/A) The walk starts in School Lane. Walk until the paved road split and turn on the second path on your left.

(1) When the path splits, take the path on your right and then, take the wide path that goes up and straight.

(2) Follow the path on the left. At the first intersection, keep going straight to the second intersection where you'll go right and right again at the next intersection.

(3) Take the first path on your left which goes down. This part of the walk might be really muddy and therefore slippery.

(4) Turn right.

(5) Look for a small path on your left and take it. After a few meters, you will walk along with a small water court.

(6) Turn right on the path that climbs to the West Mendip Way. When you're at the top, go right and walk down. The path will join a paved road. Follow it until you reach the car park (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 134m - Car park
1 : km 1.02 - alt. 166m
2 : km 1.59 - alt. 215m
3 : km 2.88 - alt. 241m
4 : km 3.37 - alt. 195m
5 : km 4.16 - alt. 174m
6 : km 5.06 - alt. 190m
D/A : km 6.29 - alt. 135m - Car park

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Opinions and comments


Global average : 4.67/5
Number of opinions : 2
Description quality : 4.5/5
Routemap quality : 4.5/5
Walk interest : 5/5

on Mon 16 Mar 2020 18:37:19 CET

Global average : 4.33 / 5

Date of walk : 16/03/20
Description quality : Good
Routemap quality : Good
Walk interest : Very good

Fine walk - it helped that the weather was sunny. Lovely views

on Mon 24 Feb 2020 09:08:28 CET

Global average : 5 / 5

Date of walk : 21/02/20
Description quality : Very good
Routemap quality : Very good
Walk interest : Very good

Lovely walk. Nothing majorly challenging, a few uphills and some stunning views. I’d add pictures but there doesn’t seem to be an option.

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