This area is ideal for a cycling holiday. The Mendip Hills is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with spectacular limestone scenery. There are routes for on- and off-road cycling. Miles of trails cater for various levels of experience from novices to expert mountain bikers and there are breathtaking views across the Somerset Levels and Severn Estuary.
This is a lovely part of the country to explore by bike. The holiday cottage is situated in the heart of Somerset and is in easy reach of the coast, hills and moors with stunning scenery and routes for road and off-road cycling the area is consistently voted one of the best cycling locations in the UK. Routes range from 3 miles on the level around Axbridge Reservoir to challenging climbs up Cheddar Gorge and Burrington Combe. However steep some of the climbs there is always the downhill stretch to look forward to and there are plenty of cafes and pubs where you can take a break.
If you want to leave your car at home the Cart House Holiday Cottage in Axbridge is a 9 mile bike ride from Yatton Station along the Strawberry Line cycle path. There are also local bicycle hire shops if you don’t want to bring your own bike. Contact us for more details.