Climb rocks and explore caves of the Mendip Hills

Mendip Hills, Somerset

The Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is made up of dramatic limestone ridges which offer spectacular views

Explore the stunning hills and valleys of the Mendip Hills on foot, bike, or horse. Designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is made up of steep slopes and spectacular gorges, with wooded combes acting as the habitat for a plethora of wildlife. 

Cycle to the dramatic Cheddar Gorge on the Strawberry Line, or walk the hilltops following the Mendip Way from the coast to the historic city of Wells. Take in the breathtaking views and the fresh air of the countryside. 

Europe's largest underground cave network offers caving adventures for both the beginner and the experienced caver. This striking landscape also offers climbing and abseiling on the Gorge and quarry rock faces, so there's always something to keep you active and engaged.

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