Distance: 7.5 miles (11.5km)
Ascent: 370 metres
Start/finish: Webbington Road layby, BH26 2HN
Take Webbington Road east to the junction with Rackley Lane where you turn L onto a footpath leading uphill. Take the R onto a byway to the road in Compton Bishop, turn L onto Butts Batch then R onto Church Lane. Go straight ahead onto a track where the road goes R. Stay on this footpath around a R bend and east across fields and above Compton Farm, then generally R to reach Old Coach Road in Cross (2.2 miles/3.6km). Turn L onto the road for 400 metres to a L onto a bridleway going north. Follow this to a junction with the West Mendip Way (3.5 miles/5.6km). Turn L onto the bridleway going west past the trig point on Wavering Down to the summit of Crook Peak. Turn L onto the path leading south-east down the ridge to reach Webbington Road and the outbound path, then bear R to return to the start.
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