Walking

Walking trail

Cadbury Camp ramble

Walking trail

Gently climb the bridleway to discover the earth works of Cadbury Camp Iron Age hill fort. Enjoy the stunning views across the Severn Estuary and the Mendip hills. Cadbury Camp is an important site for nature conservation; look out for the silver-washed fritillary butterfly and the six-spot burnet moth.

National Trust omega at Cadbury Camp

Map

Map route for Cadbury Camp Ramble

Start:

Tickenham village hall car park; grid ref ST445715

1

Start from Tickenham village hall car park. At the front of the hall, turn left onto the Clevedon road (B3130). Continue along the pavement until you reach a bridleway sign just past a bus stop.

2

Turn left on to the bridleway and continue up the hill. When you join the driveway to the cottages, continue straight ahead, following the bridleway with the golf course on your right.

3

Continue along the bridleway past a kissing gate on your left. You will reach a metal field gate with a wooden bridle gate to the right. Walk straight on through this gate.

4

Follow the bridleway with the fence on your left, continue straight ahead through a metal field gate and turn left on to Cadbury Camp lane. Pass the Old Pound on the right and continue up the track.

5

Walk through the small metal pedestrian gate on the left onto National Trust land - Cadbury Camp. This site is often grazed by sheep and cows. Please help us by keeping your dog under close control.

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National Trust omega at Cadbury Camp

6

Continue along the footpath to the information panel on your right. Continue forward through the entrance, on to the Iron Age hill fort.

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A man standing looking at the ramparts of Cadbury camp

7

Bear left and follow the footpath across the centre of the camp. You will reach the inner rampart on the other side of the fort.

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Sheep grazing on Cadbury camp

8

Exit the hill fort through the ramparts, turn left and keep the ramparts on your left. Bear right towards a bench. Just before the bench, turn right and head down the hill along the footpath.

9

Continue forward over the stile, exiting National Trust land. Follow the path down a steep grassy hill, continue forward down a short set of steps and through a kissing gate.

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Follow the narrow footpath down the hill passing an orchard on your right. Exit the footpath through a pedestrian gate on to Clevedon Road, turn right and return to the village hall car park.

End:

Tickenham village hall car park; grid ref ST445715

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Cadbury Camp ramble

Terrain

The majority of the walk follows a bridleway with an uneven surface and moderate ascent. There is a very steep descent down a grassy field. Walking boots are recommended. The route includes pedestrian gates and stiles. Cadbury Camp is often grazed by sheep and cows. Please help us by keeping your dogs under close control.
Cadbury Camp ramble

Contact us

Cadbury Camp ramble

How to get here

Address
Tickenham Village Hall, Clevedon Road, Tickenham, Clevedon, BS21 6RX
By road

Tickenham village hall is on the B3130 Clevedon Road

By bus

First bus services 362, 363, X6 and X8 from Bristol bus station to Clevedon

Cadbury Camp ramble

Facilities and access

  • Free car parking at Tickenham village hall (not NT)
  • There are no facilities here. The Star Inn, which sells hot food, is east along the B3130