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Attractions around Sedgemoor District

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There are plenty of places to see and visit around Sedgemoor District. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Sedgemoor District is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Sedgemoor District

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    1

    Cheddar Gorge

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Totally achievable iconic climb. The whole thing is about 10km but it’s only steep for the first 1.5km or so. There is one really nasty steep hairpin but once you’re …

    Tip by
    Laura
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    2

    Cheddar Gorge

    Hiking Highlight

    An enormous limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills AONB, Cheddar Gorge draws hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. There are numerous notable features of the gorge, particularly its towering …

    Tip by
    Kit P
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    3

    Crook Peak

    Hiking Highlight

    Part of a Special Site of Scientific Interest, Crook Peak is a hill in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Open common with a rocky terrain, the summit …

    Tip by
    Kit P
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    4

    Wavering Down

    Hiking Highlight

    Wavering Down is a part if the large area adjoining to Crook Peak which is a geological and biological Site of Special Scientific Interest near the western end of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Somerset.

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    5

    Axbridge

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Axbridge is a picturesque former market town on the southern fringe of the Mendip Hills. This small town has a medieval market square, narrow streets and old buildings, including timber …

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    6

    Lovely car free route

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A fantastic gravel trail across the Avalon marshes. Quiet in the morning but can get busy with walkers on a sunny afternoon. It’s part of national cycle route 3 so …

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    7

    Rowberrow Warren

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    In Rowberrow Warren Woods you'll find a large collection of bridleways and tracks through out the wood as well as lots of elevation changes. Off the side of the tracks …

    Tip by
    James
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    8

    This lookout tower provides outstanding views of the gorge and the flat, patchwork landscape to the south. The tower is often advertised as part of the paid-for Jacob's Ladder climb, …

    Tip by
    Kit P
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    9

    Brent Knoll

    Hiking Highlight

    if just the climb you can park in the village. climb about 15-20 min

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    10

    The Strawberry Line 🍓

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    The Strawberry Line leads for 9 miles (14.5 km) through apple orchards and Somerset farmland. It traces the former railway Cheddar Valley railway, which once carried strawberries from the nearby …

    Tip by
    Amy
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    11

    Shapwick Heath

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    A fantastic gravel trail across the Avalon marshes. Quiet in the morning but can get busy with walkers on a sunny afternoon. It’s part of national cycle route 3 so …

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    12

    Sweets tea room

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Great cafe on the levels, usually almost all cyclists

    Tip by
    Alex
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    13

    The Drove Road

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    The Drove Road is an avenue of Beech trees which was originally used by ancient traders to transport goods and livestock to the port at Watchet.

    If you keep your …

    Tip by
    Barney
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    14

    Cheddar Reservoir

    Hiking Highlight

    A protected conservation site for wildlife managed by Bristol Water. Dating from the 1930s, Cheddar Reservoir has a capacity of 135 million gallons. The reservoir is supplied with water taken …

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    15

    Burnham On Sea

    Road Cycling Highlight

    At the mouth of the River Parrett, upon Bridgwater Bay is Burnham on Sea. This pier is all that remains of the Somerset and Dorset railway that connected Cardiff (via …

    Tip by
    Morgan
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    16

    Locksway Cycle Path

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Perfect alternative to the main roads bridging access from Woolavington to Bridgwater without hitting the a39.
    An old railway line with lots of seating and shade too!

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    17

    Bake Hole

    Hiking Highlight

    As a limestone gorge, Cheddar is abundant in all sorts of caves and holes. The Bake Hole is a large hole on the cliff top walk and while it doesn't …

    Tip by
    Kit P
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    18

    King's Sedgemoor Drain

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Good off-road riverside path.

    Tip by
    jasonb
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    19

    Cheddar to Priddy bridleway climb

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    This is the alternative climb up Cheddar – off-road! It's a real challenge from the town up, first a steep lane before draggy grassland climbing, then the rocky forested section.

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    20

    Jacob's Ladder

    Hiking Highlight

    The viewpoint from the top of Jacob's Ladder is well worth the climb!

    Tip by
    Craig

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