Summer walks nearby

Around Bristol and Bath you will be spoilt for choice for places to take a gentle summer stroll. From the skyline overlooking Bath, woodland walks near Bristol and the ancient pre-historic routes at Avebury there is plenty of variety.

Bristol whitebeam with the Clifton suspension bridge behind

Fascinating walking trails

With spectacular views across Bristol and the surrounding landscape, ancient and veteran trees, and an abundance of wildlife, Leigh Woods is the perfect place to stretch your legs. Here are our favourite walks...

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, onto the skyline hills above Bath and beyond, through meadows and ancient woodlands to secluded valleys. PLEASE NOTE new clockwise directions, launched summer 2017

Couple admiring the stones

Walks around Avebury 

Avebury offers a number of guided walks as well as routes you can explore yourself with downloadable maps. Here's some ideas for you to try.

Visitors in the garden at Dyrham Park

Guided tours and walks

Free daily guided walks and tours will give you a unique insight into the park, garden and house. Normal admission applies.

Visitors enjoying a walk

Our top summer nature walks

Celebrating the simple pleasures in life this summer with fresh and colourful walks with the promise of an ice-cream at the days end.

Bath & Bristol

Magnificent houses, peaceful gardens, wooded trails and little-known treasures. See what the area around Bath and Bristol has to offer.