I had just arrived in the village of Pill on the South side of the Avon near Portbury Docks. Come with me on the rest of the journey as I embark on a trip down the Avon Gorge into the centre of Bristol.
Time for some more urban walking. Follow me on a journey of two great rivers that showed me a different side to a city that I thought I knew well. This is not your typical 'scenic' walk in many ways but although it was different, it was always interesting. One Sunday morning not so long ago, Harriet said … Continue reading Severn Beach to Bristol, Part 1
Thanks for joining me again for the second half of my most local river trail, the Frome Valley Walkway. Lets go back to where we finished Part 1, The White Horse pub in Frenchay, North-East Bristol. After a drink it was time to continue my long walk home from the centre of Bristol. I picked … Continue reading Frome Valley Walkway, Part 2
Time for something a bit more urban than we're used to. Come with me on a day's walking one of our local river trails, the Frome Valley Walkway which runs from its source near Tormarton in the Cotswold hills to its mouth where it spills into the Avon near Castle Park in central Bristol. Please … Continue reading Frome Valley Walkway, Part 1
Join us for our third circular walk in the Wye Valley and the latest instalment in our mission to walk the River Wye, the 5th longest river in England, in its entirety. Starting and finishing in the delightful town of Redbrook, we followed Offa's Dyke Path south down the 'English' side of the Wye, crossed the river at Bigsweir Bridge … Continue reading Wye Valley: Redbrook Circular
As promised, Part 2 of this beautiful river walk is here. Hope you enjoyed part 1 of this walk along the River Avon Trail from Hanham Mills in Bristol to Bath city centre. We have gorgeous river scenery, an old brass mill, bridges, locks, marinas and more pubs for you in the second half. Let's pick up from where … Continue reading River Avon Trail: Bristol to Bath, Part 2
This 13 mile walk follows the River Avon from Hanham Mills on the outskirts of Bristol to Bath (the Bristol Avon, not to be confused with Shakespeare's Avon or any of the others). We wanted to ensure we had finished the entire Kennet & Avon Navigation and not just the canal itself which have already completed. We ventured to the riverside hamlet … Continue reading River Avon Trail: Bristol to Bath, Part 1