2020

ST4454 : Strawberry Line path near Cheddar

taken 4 years ago, near to Axbridge, Somerset, England

Strawberry Line path near Cheddar
Strawberry Line path near Cheddar
The Strawberry Line path between Axbridge and Cheddar. The path forms part of the route of National Cycle Network route 26.
Strawberry Line path

The Strawberry Line path is a mainly traffic-free path for walking and cycling in mid-Somerset. When completed, it will stretch for 30 miles, from the Bristol Channel at Clevedon, to Shepton Mallet, via Cheddar and Wells. The route generally uses a dismantled railway line.

The name "strawberry line" refers to the strawberries which were grown in fields around Cheddar, and transported from there by train.

Part of the Strawberry Line path forms part of National Cycle Network route 26.

More information about the Strawberry Line path can be found here: LinkExternal link and also on Sustrans' website: LinkExternal link

National Cycle Network route 26

National Cycle Network route 26 will, when completed, form a cycling route from the Bristol Channel at Portishead, crossing Somerset and Dorset to reach Portland Bill. The completed route will pass through Clevedon, Cheddar, Wells, Glastonbury, Sherborne, Dorchester and Weymouth.

More information can be found on Sustrans' website: LinkExternal link

The National Cycle Network

The National Cycle Network is a network of cycle routes. It was created by the charity Sustrans LinkExternal link (Sustainable Transport), aided by a National Lottery grant.

Many routes aim to minimise contact with motor traffic, though 70% of them are on roads. In some cases the NCN uses pedestrian routes, disused railways, minor roads, canal towpaths, or traffic-calmed routes in towns and cities.


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Geographical Context: Paths Near: Axbridge Cheddar National Cycle Network: Route 26 County: Somerset Primary Subject: Path Trail: Strawberry Line other tags: NCN26 Former Railway Path Shared Path Shared Use Path Former Railway Route Former Railway Walk National Cycle Network Strawberry Line Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Strawberry Line [7] · Part of Cheddar [2] · Strawberry Line Path Near Cheddar [2] Title Clusters: · Strawberry Line path near Cheddar [2] ·
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ST4454, 54 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Malc McDonald   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 22 August, 2020   (more nearby)
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Monday, 31 August, 2020
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 4407 5460 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:17.2665N 2:48.2044W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 4406 5460
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