Information on how the Mendip Hills supports important populations of greater horseshoe bat and lesser horseshoe bat.
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Find out how caves are formed by the particular geology of the Mendip Hills.
Discover how limestone cliffs, outcrops, caves and screes, distinctive features of the Mendip Hills, are home to distinctive vegetation communities including many rare plants.
Information on how limestone heath habitat is formed
A guide to the caves of the Mendip Hills broken down into key areas.
Discover how spoil heaps produced by the lead mining industry provide a particularly distinctive Mendip habitat.
Discover how the quarrying industry, and associated other transport and related service industries have had an important role in the local economy for many years.
Information on the many types of rocks that make up the Mendip Hills.
Find out about the ways in which we use quarried stone and discover how stone in some form enters our lives probably a hundred times even before we leave the house each day.
Discover the semi-natural habitats of the Mendip Hills that have developed as a consequence of a complex interaction of underlying geology, soils, aspect, climate, and a range of other factors.