There are many ways of reaching Mendip and exploring it when you’re there. And you don’t need a car. The information below was correct as of November 2015.
The nearest rail stations giving access to the Mendip Hills are Weston-super-Mare, Yatton, Bristol Temple Meads, Bath Spa, Frome and Castle Cary. Local bus routes into the hills are available from most of these. See the “By Bus” section below.
National Express Coach Service 403 runs from London (Victoria Coach Station) to Street and calls at Wells.
126 Weston-super-Mare to Wells, via Winscombe, Axbridge and Cheddar
161 Shepton Mallet to Wells
173 Bath to Wells via Radstock, Chilcompton and Gurney Slade
174 Bath to Wells via Radstock, Oakhill, Shepton Mallet and Croscombe
376 Bristol to Wells, via Pensford, Clutton, Temple Cloud and Chewton Mendip.