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Wells, Somerset

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Mendip Hills Activities

The Mendip Hills are a wild and beautiful spot, providing a stunning backdrop to an unrivalled range of outdoor pursuits in the South West of England. With activities including caving, rock climbing, abseiling, gliding, hiking, cycling and horse riding just to mention a few. The Levels have a number of nature reserves which are great for bird watching. There are also good fishing opportunities in the many rivers and drains. For the golf enthusiast there are a number of golf clubs in our area. The website we have linked up with is Mendip Hills ANOB. They provide some information about walks and cycling in the area.

Visit the Mendip Hills website for more details on walks and cycle routes

  • Mendip Hills Activities
  • Bird watchers can find many species of birds and other wildlife on the Levels and the Mendip Hills. This images was taken at sunrise on the Levels.
  • Mountain biking on the Mendips.
  • Abseiling in the Mendip Hills.
  • There are many golf courses in the area for those who need to hit a ball.
  • Horseriding can take you into many areas of the Mendip Hills that are not accessible by car.