A ROAD through a popular Somerset beauty spot has reopened after a motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital following a crash. 

The B3135 through Cheddar Gorge was closed while emergency services responded to the incident, which happened at approximately 1.40pm on Friday (July 31). 

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said a motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital for treatment.

The Weekly News has contacted South Western Ambulance Service for comment.