Exploring

Things to do in the Mendips!

Eat

The Mendip Hills are home to a wide range of farm shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants offering fresh, local produce. Local seasonal food has not travelled and comes with a local story so you can learn about the suppliers, breeds and varieties and help boost the local rural economy.

Greentraveller Guide to the Mendip Hills AONB

Stay

B&Bs, Self-catering, Camping, Caravanning and Hotels – something for everyone. The Mendip Hills includes lakes, large open grassland areas, deep gorges and caves to explore and enjoy from your local accommodation base.

Greentraveller Guide to the Mendip Hills AONB

Walk

Click here to access all of the AONB Downloadable Walks. Ready to print. Enjoy amazing views, beautiful countryside and plenty of fresh air!

 

Mendip Hills AONB Visitor Guide

You are welcome to download and print our Visitor Guide or Contact us for a copy we’ll be happy to put one in the post.

Draycott Sleights & Rodney Stoke NNR Leaflet

A map and guide to help visitors discover the wildlife and heritage sites on these National Nature Reserves on the southern slopes of the AONB. We have copies of the leaflet available but please download and print your copy if you prefer.

Mendip Hills AONB Chew Valley Visitor Guide

Chew Valley Visitor Guide is no longer available in print so please download and print your copy.

Mendip Hills AONB Learning Zone

The Learning Zone is designed for schools, students, outdoor learning providers and visitors to inspire and support the discovery and exploration of this special place.

It includes a range of learning resources including fact sheets, activities and ID guides, from the AONB and partner organisations, under the following themes:

There is a useful tool to search for resources by theme, curriculum subject and key stage as well as an interactive map.  The Learning Zone is the place to find resources to help with a school or college project, find fun activities in the outdoors for young children or to find a walk taking in some of the fascinating sites of the Mendip Hills.

Visit Learning Zone