3.6 of 5 (6 votes)
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Ebbor Gorge

A leisurely walk (countryside) in Somerset, England, about 6.20km (3.85 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:15h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 199m (652ft)
Loss 195m (639ft)
Max. Elevation 270m (885ft)
Elevation (total) 394m (1291ft)
Start & End
Wookey Hole
Distance 6.20km
(3.85mi)
Duration ~2:15h
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Created by Anonymous Walker on 21 Dec 2010
A fairly hilly walk, but the view is well worth the climb ... also lovely pub in Wookey Village at the end!

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Waypoints

OS Grid ST532472
Start the walk in Wookey Hole village, just a short walk from Haybridge, where the buses are more regular.
OS Grid ST541472
Follow the path from the village towards Rookham.
About 0.83 km (~0.52 miles) from
OS Grid ST547486
After a steep climb to the hilltop, continue to Rookham. Halfway there.
About 1.52 km (~0.94 miles) from
OS Grid ST537491
Follow the bridleway along the top of the hill, crossing the Monarch's way.
About 1.07 km (~0.66 miles) from
OS Grid ST526489
Descend the steep path into Ebbor Gorge, a highlight of the day!
About 1.14 km (~0.71 miles) from
OS Grid ST528482
Through the woods and downhill.
About 0.68 km (~0.42 miles) from
OS Grid ST531476
Finish in the lovely village of Wookey Hole, with its famous caves and great pubs.
About 0.65 km (~0.4 miles) from

1 comment... join the discussion!

29 Sep 2017
Few Buses To Wookey Itself

You need to add on a couple of miles to the length of this walk. There don't seem to be direct buses to Wookey any more, although still plenty passing through nearby Wells.

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