GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Limestone Link

36 miles (58 km)

Starting at Cold Ashton in St Catherine's Valley, Gloucestershire follow the Limestone Link from the Cotswolds to the Mendip Hills in Somerset.
The walk first heads south towards Batheaston where you join the River Avon and the Kennet and Avon Canal for a lovely waterside stretch to Monkton Coombe. You will also pass near to Little Solsbury Hill, made famous by the Peter Gabriel song 'Solsbury Hill'.
The second section of the path then takes you through the Mendip Hills AONB with fabulous views of the Chew Valley, Burrington Combe limestonegorge, Dolebury Warren Iron Age Hill Fort, the waterfall at Hallatrow and the final stretch through Burrington common the main highlights.

Limestone Link OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Limestone Link Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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St. Catherine's Valley

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St Catherine's Court Tudor Manor House

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Batheaston Toll Bridge over the River Avon

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Kennet and Avon Canal, Bath

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Monkton Combe

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Waterfall near Hallatrow

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Chew Valley from Hinton Blewett

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Burrington Common

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Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

Limestone Link.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Limestone Link.mmo (right click - 'Save As')