Facilities & access


  • Six miles of way-marked trails to explore
  • A Bath Skyline leaflet detailing the 6 mile circular walk can be obtained from Prior Park's visitor reception and Bath Tourist Information Centre
  • Dogs are welcome under close control and must be kept on leads when near livestock grazing
  • Local shops offering light refreshments can be found in nearby Widcombe and Combe Down

Family & children

  • Recommended that very young children are brought in carriers
  • Bath Skyline’s Woodland Play Area is open every day of the week, dawn to dusk
  • Wild Wednesdays – fun outdoor activities for children every Wednesday during school holidays
  • An enchanting fairy trail at Long Wood
  • Complete many of the 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ activities
  • Big open spaces are excellent for kite flying
  • A great place to enjoy a picnic


  • The footpaths that cross the estate are made up of various surfaces of woodchip, gravel and mud. These can become very muddy after wet weather
  • There are some very steep climbs in places, especially at Little Solsbury Hill
  • Kissing gates are located at access points and boundary crossings
  • Suitable footwear is recommended