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Great Nut Hunt! FREE!

30th September 13

Free family event to discover Black Down in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) On Sunday October 13th October 2013 from 1pm to 3pm come along and join a Great Nut Hunt to explore the fascinating world of...

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Walking on Black Down – FREE!

30th September 13

On Saturday 12th October 2013 from 10am to 3pm join the Mendip Ramblers for a 10 mile walk over Black Down, Burrington Ham and beyond. The walk will be leaving from the lower Car Park in Burrington Combe. Bring warm...

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Justin Smith on Black Down

26th September 13

  Fungal Foray - Free event to Discover Black Down in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Sulpher Tuft On Saturday October 5th from 1-3.30pm come along and join in the search for the amazing variety of shapes, colours and...

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Biking on Black Down

17th September 13

Free Biking event on Black Down in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Come along on Saturday 28th September from 10.30 – 1pm and join the guided mountain bike ride over Black Down and Burrington Commons. The ride...

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Earth Art

17th September 13

Family Earth Art event at Burrington Commons, Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) On Sunday 29th September from 2 - 4pm come along and learn how to use natural materials to produce great works of art. No previous art...

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The Mendip Hills and You

17th September 13

The Mendip Hills and You Consultation on the Draft Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Management Plan 2014-19 continues until 4th October 2013. The Plan is a comprehensive summary of priorities to protect this nationally important area for future generations....

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Have a go at Orienteering!

9th September 13

Have a go at Orienteering – Free event to discover Black Down in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty On Saturday 21st September there is an opportunity to have a go at orienteering on Burrington Ham.  There are three...

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Funding Ideas Event

9th September 13

Funding Ideas Event - Mendip Hills AONB Sustainable Development Fund On Monday 7th October at Hannah More Cottage, Cheddar, the Mendip Hills AONB Sustainable Development Fund (SDF) Panel are holding an evening event. The evening 7.00pm- 8.30pm is to promote the Mendip...

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Discover Black Down Bridleways

2nd September 13

On Sunday 15th September from 11am-1pm a guided horse ride exploring the bridleways of Black Down will take place.  Discover the wildlife and history of the site and find out where you can ride on the Commons without damaging the...

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