Find out about how earthquakes occured in the area as a result of the tectonic forces that created the Mendip Hills hundreds of millions of years ago. A summary of a presentation by David Rowley at the finale of the Mendip Rocks! Festival 2017.
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A series of downloadable walking routes exploring the landscape, wildlife and history of the Mendip Hills.
Mendip, established in 1978, has evolved into one of the biggest and most reputable outdoor activity providers in the South West. Providing activities from our bases and sites across the Mendip Hills and beyond.
Information on geology related events and projects in the Mendip Hills.
This meadow is a narrow strip of land, part of a much larger Slader's Leigh, which was left when the Cheddar Valley Railway Line was constructed in 1869. Because of its awkward shape the field has never been ploughed or farmed intensively. It is now one of the few remaining pieces of unimproved neutral/acid grassland sites in the Vale of Winscombe.
Free resources to help you identify some common British plants and animals.
Information on how PTES are working to promote Dormouse Conservation and protect this endangered species in the face of changes in woodland management, farming practices, loss of hedgerows and the fragmentation of woodland.
Discover where dormice are living by carrying out your own Great Nut Hunt and do your bit to help look after these wonderful creatures.
An overview of the geology and rock types of the Mendip Hills
Quarry Faces community heritage project has told the story of quarrying in the Mendips, and created an archive of oral history recordings and over 1,000 historic images.