About Shipham

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

This is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with pasture land and extensive forests. Many bridleways and footpaths, including the West Mendip Way, cross the parish providing ready access to the hills and Mendip plateau, where there are extensive views across the Bristol Channel to the Welsh coast and Brecon Beacons beyond.

See the Mendip Hills AONB website at http://www.mendiphillsaonb.org.uk

Mendip Hills

Explore the Mendip Hills and discover their importance for lead and zinc mining, enjoy the varied countryside and historic features by doing the Discovering Britain website Shipham Walk, or download a pdf version of the Shipham Walk.

Shipham in 1843

Why not look at Shipham in 1843?

Shipham Scrapbook

We are pleased to recommend the following website shiphamscrapbook.co.uk

a wonderful collection of photographs, stories and memories of Shipham, including some Shipham History Society archive material as well.