Ebbor Gorge


Useful Information

Location: Near Wookey Hole. From Wookey Hole follow road to Priddy
Open: no restrictions
[2007]
Fee: free
[2007]
Classification:  Gorge
Light: n/a
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Address: Ebbor Gorge, Tel: +44-, Fax: +44-,
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History


Description

Ebbor Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills. The area of the gorge is a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest with an area of 63.5ha. About 40ha of this area is owned by the National Trust, donated by Mrs G.W. Hodkinson in memory of Winston Churchill. There are three marked trails through and around the gorge.

Ebbor Gorge is a steep sided ravine cut into Carboniferous limestone. It is dry, but the tributary valley of Hope Wood has a stream running down In the gorge are several shallow caves which were inhabited by neolithic people.


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