Great spring walks nearby 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.

Tyntesfield dog

Dog walk at Tyntesfield 

A circular walk full of interest - and where dogs are welcome on a lead - explores less well known parts of Tyntesfield.

A veteran oak pollard

Leigh Woods veteran tree walk

A gentle mile-long stroll through some of the wonderful veteran trees at Leigh Woods.

A family on the Bath Skyline walk
Walking trail

Bath Skyline walk 

A 6-mile circular walk just a short stroll from Bath city centre. Enter another world, onto the skyline hills above Bath and beyond, through meadows and ancient woodlands to secluded valleys. PLEASE NOTE new clockwise directions, launched summer 2017

Houses in the village at Lacock, Wiltshire

Lacock village walk

This easy walk takes you around the beautiful medieval village of Lacock and explores some of the off-the-beaten-track paths within easy reach of the village centre. Picturesque cottages, a ford for little toes to splash in and views of traditional English countryside mean it has something for all.