Altitude 191m a.s.l
Crampons on Crook Peak. © deepstar
The site extends for some 5km from west to east. Near its eastern end it is divided by a gap used by the A38 road and the disused Cheddar Valley railway line. From west to east the site includes these hills:
Crook Peak, reaching 191m (627 ft), a prominent feature from the surrounding landscape. Evidence of early human occupation includes a polished flint axe.
A ridge to the southeast of Crook Peak, known as 'The Razor', is used by the West Mendip Soaring Association to fly model aircraft in south-westerly/southerly or north-easterly winds.
King's Wood between Cross Plain and Shute Shelve Hill is owned by the National Trust operate a small carpark.