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Park walk at Tyntesfield


The park walk crosses a pasture, a sunken fence known as a ha-ha, and two farm ponds.

Go for a stroll around the park, rich in history and wildlife

Take in the views of the gardens before returning gently uphill, along the main drive, and past some wonderful trees and buildings. Grade of walk: Flip Flop (easy and lots of fun); Type of walk: 'Flora & Fauna', 'Beautiful Views'.

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Oak leaves in September National Trust / John Millar


Map route for park walk, Tyntesfield
© Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey


Tyntesfield ticket office, grid ref: ST502717


From the ticket office, follow the path for 55yd (50m) and enter the field on your right via the small gate. Make for the wooden gate about 82yd (75 metres) in front of you.

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Great crested newts can be found in the stone lined pond, which was built in the 1890s. Continue down the field, leaving the woodland on your left, until it opens out into a larger field.

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Turn left and head for a group of four trees. This is Luccombe Oaks, the site of some old farm buildings removed in the 1850s.

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Follow the ha-ha, a sunken fence, until you reach the stone path crossing the field. At the start of the ha-ha look out for the remains of an old trolley. This was part of an old tramway which crossed the field to take rubbish to the compost heaps at the kitchen garden.


Follow the stone path to the drive then turn left, following the drive up the hill. There are several interesting trees along here.


At the crossroads continue uphill past the chapel, the sawmill and the Chaplains House and Lodge.


At the crossroads take the track immediately on your left back to the start.

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Tyntesfield ticket office, grid ref: ST502717

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Park walk at Tyntesfield


This is a circular walk meandering gently downhill, through a cattle field, and back to the starting point along the drive.

Sorry, but no dogs are allowed on this particular walk.

Park walk at Tyntesfield

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Park walk at Tyntesfield

How to get here

Tyntesfield, North Somerset, BS48 1NX
By train

Nailsea and Backwell, 1.5 miles (2.4km).

By road

7 miles (11.3km) south-west of Bristol on B3128. M5 southbound exit 19 via A369 (towards Bristol), B3129, B3128. M5 northbound exit 20, B3130 (towards Bristol), B3128. Brown signs from exit 19 and 20 of M5.

By bus

First 361, Bristol to Clevedon, stops on B3128 at entrance. First 354, Bristol to Nailsea, stops on B3130 at foot of drive then 15 minutes walk to reception.

Park walk at Tyntesfield

Facilities and access

  • Sorry, but dogs aren't allowed on this walk