How to get there: For Cheddar Cliffs take A371 to Wells from Weston-Super-Mare. 8 miles north-west of Wells, signposted off M5, A371 Axbridge to Wells road and A38 Burnham to Bristol road.
Grid Reference: ST 466 539
Nearest Postcode: BS27 3QF
Parking: Car park located off the B3135.
Map with thanks to Ordnance Survey.
1 Head out on the lane opposite the National Trust information centre, in the lower Gorge area. Take the path leading up through the woodland. At the top of the ascent, head through the gate to join a wide grass path. Keep the stone wall to your right.
2 Follow the path to the top then along the path along the side of the Gorge before heading back down.
3 When you reach the bottom, head through the gate and go on straight ahead. Take the path through a wooded area. When the path joins the stony track, turn right through a gate to join up with the main Gorge road. Cross the road and join the path to the right.
4 When the path levels out at the top, you will join a wide grass path. Keep to the right and follow the path. Head down, descending on the grass path.
5 Follow the path downwards through the woods. Before Pavey's lookout tower, take the path heading left and down the hill through the woods. When you join Lynch Lane, turn right and then right again at the end to walk down Lippiatt Road. When you reach the junction with the main Gorge road, turn right to take the pavement back to the National Trust Information Centre.
Mendip Hills, Somerset