Great spring walks near Bath and Bristol

An easy way to escape modern life is to take to the nearby countryside for a refreshing walk. Here's a few great routes to try.

Visitors walking in the woodland at Tyntesfield, Somerset.

Walking at Tyntesfield 

A walk across the Tyntesfield estate is the perfect way to see the plants, trees and wildlife...

Snowdrops and aconites at Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire

Spring walks at Lacock 

As the evenings begin to stretch out, the tranquil Wiltshire countryside around Lacock comes alive with the sound of birdsong and new colours emerging. The perfect setting for a relaxing stroll.

View of Bath from the Skyline on Bathwick Fields

Bath Skyline walk

A 6-mile circular walk, just a short stroll from Bath city centre. Enter another world in the skyline hills above Bath, through meadows and ancient woodlands to secluded valleys.

White Park Cattle in Lockeridge Dene

The Wiltshire Landscape walking challenge

These twelve self-led walks take you all over the Wiltshire Landscape, exploring the National Trust countryside sites, from panoramic hilltops to deep coombes. Every site you visit is special for some reason, be it the archaeology, rare wildflowers or wildlife havens. So why not take a deep breath, let your eyes rest on the long views and take some time out to explore this beautiful county?

Dyrham Park Prospect Walk offers great views

Walking at Dyrham Park

The 270-acre parkland at Dyrham is a great place to explore the outdoors and enjoy a walk, whatever the time of year.