Slow Ways linking Wiveliscombe and Bishops Lydeard, Dulverton, Taunton, Tiverton, Watchet, Wellington, Somerset, Wheddon Cross
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|Slow Way||Route||To do|
||Review me||Distance 25km/15mi||Ascent 735m||Descent 719m|
||Review me||Distance 22km/13mi||Ascent -||Descent -|
||Review me||Distance 27km/17mi||Ascent 521m||Descent 465m|
||Review me||Distance 25km/16mi||Ascent 808m||Descent 750m|
||Review me||Distance 23km/14mi||Ascent 600m||Descent 720m|
||Verify me||Distance 23km/15mi||Ascent -||Descent -|
||Pioneer me||Distance 25km/16mi||Ascent 513m||Descent 682m|
||Survey me||Distance 11km/7mi||Ascent 170m||Descent 239m|
||Double check||Distance 22km/13mi||Ascent 295m||Descent 189m|
||Review me||Distance 12km/7mi||Ascent 222m||Descent 174m|
||Verify me||Distance 12km/8mi||Ascent 271m||Descent 222m|
50% of Wiveliscombe’s routes are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified
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0 people have surveyed a route in Wiveliscombe
201km out of 227km have been walked and reviewed
259km of reviews have been shared in Wiveliscombe
I walked this route in the Wiveliscombe to Wellington direction on a lovely sunny day at the start of July....
Lovely walk led by Tim Ryan...
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Tim Ryan added Watwiv two, a new walk from Watchet to WiveliscombeWalk this route
Stunning views of hills and coast....
One footpath issue north of Old Holcombe Water farm crossing a fence near Galloping woods....
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....
I was following the route in front of the house as shown on the OS map. But was advised that this route no longer exists - and has be rerouted....
Tim Ryan added Dulwiv two, a new walk from Dulverton to WiveliscombeWalk this route
a very nice route along byways and footpaths with minor country lanes....
Much of it follows the well marked West Deane Way along footpaths and bridleways....
A very similar route to TIVWIV (one) but taking a route avoiding the road section between Uplowman and Tiverton. A quiet country walk with some climbing involved....
There are diversions (at the time of the review) where there are construction works to the north of Wellington, and these are open to change. But there are notices identifying the route. Some muddy sections experienced....
The route in and out of Wellington currently is subject to a temporary footpath closure until April 2022, due to housing development. There is a detour in place once you get to it, which directs you over the railway bridge at Longforth farm. However a different route from the start/finish to this point is described in WIVWEL two....
Tim Ryan added Wivwel two, a new walk from Wiveliscombe to Wellington, SomersetWalk this route
At Ash Common it is possible to zigzag through the common to avoid so much walking on the road....
That part of the walk was accurate, very scenic and accessible for dogs but not wheeled transport....
Tim Ryan added Tivwiv two, a new walk from Tiverton to WiveliscombeWalk this route
A lovely walk between the centre of the small town of Wiveliscombe and the Lethbridge Arms in the village of Bishops Lydeard....
sboardman surveyed WiveliscombeView facilities
Slow Ways added Dulwiv one, a new walk from Dulverton to WiveliscombeWalk this route
Slow Ways added Tivwiv one, a new walk from Tiverton to WiveliscombeWalk this route
Slow Ways added Watwiv one, a new walk from Watchet to WiveliscombeWalk this route
Slow Ways added Whewiv one, a new walk from Wheddon Cross to WiveliscombeWalk this route
Slow Ways added Wivbis one, a new walk from Wiveliscombe to Bishops LydeardWalk this route
Slow Ways added Wivtau one, a new walk from Wiveliscombe to TauntonWalk this route
Slow Ways added Wivwel one, a new walk from Wiveliscombe to Wellington, SomersetWalk this route
Wiveliscombe’s Slow Ways starting point
Lat / Lon
51.04231° / -3.31262°
Easting / Northing
308,074E / 127,816N
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