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From Rocks to Works; How Cheddar gets its water

October 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm


A walk and talk led by Mike Sumbler, Bristol Water through the water bearing rocks and structures of Cheddar gorge moving on to Bristol Water’s Cheddar treatment works, to discover how Mendip water is supplied to our taps.

Meet at Cheddar Gorge upper ponds, tour will take you down to Cox’s Mill, then back to collect cars and a short drive down to the treatment works. Suggested parking at Cliff St car park by the Riverside Inn, (this is a pay and display car park).

Booking is essential, this is a free event but a suggested donation to Mendip Rocks! of £3pp would be appreciated.

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October 16
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Mendip Hills AONB
Somerset Earth Science Centre
The Mendip Society


Cheddar Gorge Upper Ponds
Cheddar, BS27 3QF United Kingdom + Google Map