A long day nearly 100 miles with over 4,498ft of climbing.
Places of interest along the route:
Invite by Wendy Briggs and Bella for breakfast and Lemon Drizzle to go
Glastonbury Tor, the remains of the 14th century St Michael’s Church on the summit
Wells Cathedral, there has been a religious presence recorded at Wells since AD705. The cathedral is built from limestone quarried at nearby Doulting.
Chew Valley Lake, situated at the foot of the Mendip hills, the lake supplies much of the drinking water to the city of Bristol.
Clifton Suspension Bridge, 414m long, constructed in the 19th century at a cost of around £100,000
Severn Road Bridge, the first bridge in the world to use streamlined, aerodynamic deck and inclined hangers. It cost £7.9 million and took 5 years to build.
Tintern Abbey, founded in 1131 by Cistercian monks from L’Aumone in France. Worship ceased in 1536 with the Dissolution of the Monasteries, all valuables including the lead roof were weighed and submitted to King Henry VIII treasury, which resulted in the ruins seen today
Accomodation Night 3