Mendip Bunkhouse, Cerberus Spelaeological Society, Larkshall, Fosse Rd. Oakhill, Somerset, BA3 5HY

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Bunkhouse in the Mendips ideal for exploring Somerset

Larkshall (Mendip Bunkhouse) is the Cerberus Spelaeological Society's headquarters and offers excellent modern facilities. As well as for members it is available for use by guest individuals or groups wanting accommodation on Mendip. It makes an ideal base for caving as well as many other outdoor activities including walking, cycling, climbing and diving at the Vobster Quay Inland Diving Centre, which is very close by. It is also a good base for anyone wanting to explore the Somerset countryside and within very easy reach are the famous tourist attractions of Wells, Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge & caves, Glastonbury and the city of Bath. The accommodation provides all the home comforts with a large kitchen, dining room, large lounge, drying room, showers and changing facilities. For anyone so inclined the central corridor can be traversed using the climbing holds fitted along the wall. There are four guest communal bunkrooms, with ample space to sleep large groups in comfort. For those that prefer, it is possible to camp. There is a large car park. Access is available for 24 hours from 6pm on first day. Key available by prior arrangement. Sole use booking of bunkrooms only by arrangement.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

    30+: 1x5, 1x6, 1x8, 1x14 (plus camping).
  • Open:

    All year. All day.
  • Price per night:

    £10pp + 50% for single nights. Min 2 nights at weekends. Enquire for sole use of a bunkroom.
  • Booking:

    Advisable. Email preferred, deposit required. Availability on website. Key available by prior arrangement. Sole use booking of bunkrooms possible by arrangement.
  • Directions:

    Larkshall is 4 miles north of Shepton Mallet and 15 miles south of Bath off the A367. At the crossroads in Oakhill take road to Stoke St Michael. Larkshall is about one mile from Oakhill on the right (ST 6505 4720).
  • Public Transport :

    There is a bus stop near the crossroads in Oakhill on the A367. Taxis are available in Shepton Mallet, Wells and Frome
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Cathedral Cycle Route Trans Euro Trail Land's End Trail and Mary Michael Pilgrim's Way
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aMixed dormitories
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
iDrying room
vWithin 5 miles of NCN
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A gem of a bunkhouse.

March 2nd 2021

Whether its a relaxed few days walking or an exciting trip to the world renowned Wookey hole there’s more than enough to see in the Mendips. Mendip Bunkhouse offers stellar accommodation run by the Cerberus Spelaeological Society. For more info get in touch using the contact form on their page.

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Ideal divers accommodation close to Vobster Quarry in Radstock, Somerset

February 11th 2020

The newly refurbished Mendip Bunkhouse provides ideal self catering accommodation for groups of 2 to 50 just down the road from Vobster Quarry Diving and Open Water Swimming centre.

With powerful drying rooms, plenty of secure storage and ample parking, Mendip Bunkhouse is ideal for drivers and swimmers from Vobster Quarry.  Vobster Quay offers fresh-water diving and open water swimming with a friendly welcome from the on-site Diving Centre.

The bunkhouse has recently been refurbished to provide a lounge with log burner, a separate dining room and a drying room for walkers, divers, cavers and climbers to dry their wet kit after enjoying their favorite pursuits. The kitchen has been completely refurbished.  The works have added extra bunkrooms and the bunkhouse will shortly sleep up to 50 people.  It has also enabled the provision of a greatly extended library and an equipment store for use by members of the Cerberus Spelaeological Society.

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October 12th 2022

Such talent and effort goes into the running of the great Somerset Winter Carnival – and so few of us have ever even heard of it! Read on to hear about my fantastic weekend exploring rural Somerset, the Winter Carnival and the mysterious town of Glastonbury.

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