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Bristol and Bath Year Round Walks

Bristol and Bath Year Round Walks

by: Nigel Vile
This pocket-size walking guide contains 20 circular routes, covering the very best of Bristol and Bath's wide-ranging landscape, from high in the Mendip Hills down to the Somerset Levels. The walks travel through stunning Cotswold villages and along meandering waterways right out to the shoreline of the Severn Estuary and the Bristol Channel.

Highlights include:
Spring - A carpet of bluebells in Leigh Woods and Hawkesbury Upton in the Cotswolds
Summer - A seaside stroll at Sand Bay
Autumn - Dramatic colours at Westonbirt Arboretum and the deer park at Ashton Court
Winter - Wintering wildfowl along the banks of the River Severn and the starling murmurations over the Somerset Levels.

The walks range in length from 3 to 6 miles, with recommendations for the best season to visit. Each walk entry begins with a paragraph or two describing the highlights of the walk. This is followed by practical information including how to get there and parking with satnav location, OS Explorer map sheet reference, terrain details and any food and drink options. The following route description is in numbered paragraphs referenced to a sketch map. The book is printed in full colour including a photograph for each walk.

The walk locations are:
Leigh Woods - 4 miles
Solsbury Hill - 3 miles
East Harptree - 4.5 miles
Hawkesbury Upton - 5.5 miles
The Chew Valley - 5 miles
Priddy and North Hill - 6 miles
Sand Bay - 5 miles
Litton - 6 miles
Lansdown - 3 miles
Draycott Sleights - 5 miles
Westonbirt - 5 miles
Monkton Farleigh - 4 miles
Ashton Court - 2.5 miles
Castle Combe - 6 miles
Mendip Heights - 4.5 miles
Tucker's Grave - 4 miles
The Severn Estuary - 6.5 miles
Bradford-on-Avon - 3 miles
The Somerset Levels - 4 miles
Brean Down - 5 miles

ISBN 9781846743900 Pages 64 (2020) 106mm x 148mm

Price: 5.99

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