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Bishops Lydeard


Slow Ways linking Bishops Lydeard and North Petherton, Taunton, Watchet, Wiveliscombe

Great Britain / Somerset / Bishops Lydeard

Bishops Lydeard’s four Slow Ways are 56% checked

Drawn: 4/4
reviewed: 4/4
verified: 1/4
and surveyed: 0/4

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Many Slow Ways have several route options. Some will be better than others, or good for different reasons.

Our goal is for each Slow Way to have at least one route that is verified and surveyed. To be verified – and get its snail badge – a route needs at least three positive reviews.

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Walk to Bishops Lydeard from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Bishops Lydeard—North Petherton
Bisnor one Double check Distance 16km/10mi Ascent 355m Descent 336m
Bishops Lydeard—Taunton
Bistau one

Double check Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 39m Descent 76m
Bishops Lydeard—Taunton
Bistau two Verify me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent - Descent -
Watchet—Bishops Lydeard
Watbis one Review me Distance 24km/15mi Ascent 533m Descent 482m
Wiveliscombe—Bishops Lydeard
Wivbis one Survey me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 170m Descent 239m

Collective progress

60% of Bishops Lydeard’s four route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified









7 people have contributed to Bishops Lydeard’s Slow Ways

0 people have pledged to walk and review a route

1 people have surveyed a route in Bishops Lydeard

70km out of 70km have been walked and reviewed

112km of reviews have been shared in Bishops Lydeard

Latest Updates

I walked from Bishops Lydeard to Taunton and enjoyed the route. The second diversion is the field between Higher Yarde Farm and Burlands Farm....

Helen Gough

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Bishops Lydeard—Taunton

Charles Hedley added Bistau two, a new walk from Bishops Lydeard to Taunton

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Pleasant route mostly on footpaths and through fields....

Charles Hedley

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A superb route which takes the high route along the Quantocks....

Tim Ryan

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There is quite a bit of road walking with no pavements, but these are on quiet roads mostly. I walked from Bishops Lidyeard to Wiveliscombe and found no problems....

Tim Ryan

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At Ash Common it is possible to zigzag through the common to avoid so much walking on the road....


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Bishops Lydeard

Walkforfun surveyed Bishops Lydeard

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A lovely walk between the centre of the small town of Wiveliscombe and the Lethbridge Arms in the village of Bishops Lydeard....


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Unfortunately there is a temporary closure of the footpath to repair 2 bridges close to Norton Fitzwarren allotments....

Julie Sutton

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Then past the pub and upto the village green where you go left and up Church lane (steep) which takes you up the hill to Rose Hill....


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Overall the route is very pleasant with much of the walk on tracks and footpaths. Particularly enjoyable is at the start of the route which takes you up out of Bishops Lydeard where you can enjoy lovely views of The Quantocks....


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Bishops Lydeard—North Petherton

Slow Ways added Bisnor one, a new walk from Bishops Lydeard to North Petherton

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Bishops Lydeard—Taunton

Slow Ways added Bistau one, a new walk from Bishops Lydeard to Taunton

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Watchet—Bishops Lydeard

Slow Ways added Watbis one, a new walk from Watchet to Bishops Lydeard

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Wiveliscombe—Bishops Lydeard

Slow Ways added Wivbis one, a new walk from Wiveliscombe to Bishops Lydeard

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Bishops Lydeard, Fri 9 June


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Bishops Lydeard’s Slow Ways starting point

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Lat / Lon

51.05537° / -3.18817°

Easting / Northing

316,822E / 129,120N


Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Bishops Lydeard's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket or convenience shop

Restaurant, cafe or pub


Accommodation for under £50 a night



Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop


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