Parked at the top of the Coombe and enjoyed a great walk on Burrington Ham.
Great views towards Black Down - and out over the Bristol Channel.
Plenty of parking at the top of the Coombe - and an Ice Cream Van waiting at the...更多
Great walking country with fantastic views of the Mendip Hills. Gentle walks with good paths though muddy at this time of the year. On a good day you could see the Severn Estuary and hints of Welsh mountains in the distance. Good car parking.
Burrington Combe is a Carboniferous Limestone gorge near the village of Burrington, on the north side of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Augustus Toplady rested here beneath the rock and was inspired to compose the hymn Rock of Ages! A wonderful rock,...更多
It's very close to Cheddar Gorge, but smaller and without the hoo-ha! Just as beautiful in it own way and, for me, very interesting because of the cleft in the rock which inspired the old hymn 'Rock of Ages'. It's fairly easy to miss this...更多
This is the place where I took my first underground caving trip back in 1974 and was the start of a life-long love of caves. There are over 20 in this area and a big one - Aveline's Hole which you can walk into on...更多
If you want to see a slightly smaller version of Cheddar Gorge drive to here.Look out for the rock on the left going down with the cleft in it which inspired the hymn Rock of Ages when a gentleman of the cloth got caught in...更多
This is a gorge with a lovely walk up on top.You can start from the bottom and walk up to the top through the village or drive to the top and park and choose either to walk over the top to the village or the...更多