Mendips


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Mendips

(ˈmɛndɪps)
pl n
(Placename) a range of limestone hills in SW England, in N Somerset: includes the Cheddar Gorge and numerous caves. Highest point: 325 m (1068 ft). Also called: Mendip Hills
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A JAPANESE Beatles fan is attempting to build an exact replica of John Lennon's childhood home, Mendips.
The Mendips property will feature 29 rooms and a greenhouse restaurant serving food from the walled kitchen garden, or sourced within 25 miles of the hotel.
HUDDERSFIELD riders Gabz Cullaigh (RST) and Jake Womersely (Sportscover) both delivered characteristically excellent performances in the two-stage Junior Tour of The Mendips.
Heritage Minister John Penrose made the announcement from Mendips, 251 Menlove Avenue in Woolton, where Lennon learned to play guitar.
England's Heritage Minister John Penrose made the announcement from Mendips, the house at 251 Menlove Avenue in Woolton, Liverpool, where Lennon first learned to play guitar.
Lennon's house - Mendips, on Menlove Avenue in Woolton, and McCartney's home on Forthlin Road in Allerton, are both in Liverpool.
Chris Love of Church Village, near Pontypridd, and Lyndon Moulton from Monmouth are among the entry for the big Formula Two stock car meeting at the Mendips Raceway, near Cheddar, on Sunday.
The homepage divides the county into six distinctive areas: West Somerset and Exmoor, The Quantocks, The Levels and Moors, South Somerset, The Blackdown Hills and the Taunton area, and the Mendips and Mendip Hills.
Or for more serious walking, the West Mendip Way follows the ridges of the Mendips inland from Uphill with glorious views over the Somerset Levels.
Yoko Ono was in the city to launch the new John Lennon educational bus at the Museum of Liverpool and, as usual on her visits, she decided to drop in to Mendips, the house John grew up in with his Aunt Mimi and which Yoko bought a decade ago and (Beatles lyric alert) donated to the National Trust.
From the age of five, the former Beatle lived at Mendips, in Menlove Avenue, in Woolton, with his Aunt Mimi and Uncle George between 1945 and 1963.