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Along Cheddar Yeo to Axbridge....

Another glorious day, oh yes this is just what we want, long may it last. We had a lovely 7.5 mile walk today, directly from the site entrance, we followed a footpath along by the Cheddar Yeo (river) for about 3 miles. 306 more words

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Cheddar Gorge Clifftop walk on the hottest day of the year?......

Today dawned bright and sunny as promised and after basking in the sunshine for most of the morning, we decided to do the Clifftop Walk, which is a 3.5 miles ‘strenuous’ circular walk. 340 more words

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Blue Anchor Hotel - The Next Holbeck Hall?

In a recent article on his excellent ‘Living Geography’ blog (www.livinggeography.blogspot.co.uk), Alan Parkinson (aka @GeoBlogs) mentioned the Blue Anchor hotel in west Somerset.

The hotel is currently in an extremely precarious position – threatened by cliff failure. 977 more words


The wind was whipping up quite a surf at Cheddar Reservoir......

Another grey day, but with quite a stiff breeze blowing, making it feel a bit chilly too! Still tomorrow is the day, allegedly! Today we thought we would follow the Strawberry Line (Route 26 cycle path) and head towards Axebridge – well that was the plan.. 194 more words

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Woman threatened to masturbate in front of patients then attacked a nurse in A&E

A heroin addict who threatened to masturbate in front of patients at a hospital A&E department before assaulting a nurse, has been jailed for 16 weeks. 570 more words


UK libraries in the news | 14 Apr 2018

Library in Cumbria to close and relocate to archive centre,

Town councillors vote to fight to save Highbridge Library in Somerset from closure 35 more words

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At the start... or end

Distinctive sculptures mark each end of the South West Coastal Path, currently the longest walking trail in England* at over 600 miles. This is the one found at Minehead and was put in place in 2001. 44 more words