ST4354 : High Street, Axbridge

taken 1 year ago, near to Axbridge, Somerset, Great Britain

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High Street, Axbridge
High Street, Axbridge
High Street in the village of Axbridge in Somerset.

This road is on the route of the Strawberry Line path, and also forms part of National Cycle Network route 26.
Axbridge, Somerset

Axbridge is a historic village in Somerset. It boasts a mediaeval market square. The Strawberry Line path and National Cycle Network route 26 both pass through the centre of the village.

More information about Axbridge is available on the Visit Somerset website: LinkExternal link

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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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 August, 2020   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 2 September, 2020
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Near (from Tags)
Cheddar 
Place (from Tags)
Axbridge 
County (from Tags)
Somerset 
Primary Subject of Photo
Village 
Trail (from Tags)
Strawberry Line 
National Cycle Network (from Tags)
Route 26 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 430 545 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:17.2279N 2:49.0985W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 430 545
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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