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Tree full of autumn leaves at Bath Skyline in autumn.
Tree in autumn colour at Bath Skyline | © National Trust Images/Dawn Biggs

Walking in Bath and Bristol

There's plenty to discover on a walk in and around Bath and Bristol, from strolls through secluded valleys and meanders through historic estates, to expansive views over Bath and the Cotswold hills.

Top walks in Bath and Bristol

Frosty view over Smallcombe Vale towards the city of Bath
Trail
Trail

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.

Activities
Walking
DistanceMiles: 6 (km: 9.6)
The sun, low in the sky, glints through leafy, low-hanging tree branches at the edge of a field
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Trail

Tyntesfield woodland walk 

As well as woodland, this circular walk takes you to Tyntesfield highlights including the kitchen garden, rose garden, holly walk and Home Farm.

Activities
Walking
DistanceMiles: 2.4 (km: 3.84)
The Rose Garden at Tyntesfield, Bristol
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Trail

Tyntesfield house route 

The shorter of the available trails at Tyntesfield, this route loops around the house and up the terraces and Holly Walk. Perfect for a gentle stroll that takes less than an hour.

Activities
Walking
DistanceMiles: 1 (km: 1.6)
A sweeping autumn view between trees down grassy parkland to the east front of the house at Dyrham Park
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Trail

The Prospect Walk at Dyrham Park 

The Prospect Walk at Dyrham Park guides you to the best points around the parkland to enjoy views across the Cotswold hills and the Bristol Channel.

Activities
Walking
DistanceMiles: 3 (km: 4.8)
View of the city on a sunny day in autumn from Bath Skyline, Bath
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Trail

Walk to the view at Bath Skyline 

A 3 mile circular walk from Bath city centre out to the countryside of the Bath Skyline. Stunning views, hidden waterways and Georgian history await families and explorers.

Activities
Walking
DistanceMiles: 3 (km: 4.8)
Bluebells growing on the Tyntesfield estate
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Trail

Tyntesfield Tynings walk 

This walk passes through ancient woodland with flowers aplenty, especially in spring when the bluebells are out and meanders into a hay field full of oxeye daisies in May and June.

Activities
Walking
DistanceMiles: 1 (km: 1.6)
A path through Leigh Woods, Bristol
Place
Place

Leigh Woods 

Explore a wilderness of tranquillity set against Brunel's famous suspension bridge.

near Bristol, Bristol

Visitors walking in the parkland in summer at Dyrham Park, South Gloucestershire
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Activity

Walks 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.

Visitors walking in the woodland at Tyntesfield, Somerset.
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Trail

Tyntesfield Sidelands walk 

Enjoy a gentle circular walk through ancient woodland and plantations on the Tyntesfield Estate, with plenty of wildlife to spot on the route.

Activities
Walking
DistanceMiles: 1 (km: 1.6)
Path leading to Summerhouse Cottage with the cottage in the distance
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Trail

Tyntesfield Watercatch walk 

Discover Tyntesfield’s forgotten past on this circular walk, taking you through an avenue of monkey puzzle trees, a summerhouse and Second World War remains.

Activities
Walking
DistanceMiles: 1 (km: 1.6)
Grazing cows on the Tyntesfield estate, Somerset
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Trail

Tyntesfield park walk 

Take in the views of the 19th-century parkland at Tyntesfield on this gentle circular walk passing interesting historical features on the route.

Activities
Walking
DistanceMiles: 1 (km: 1.6)

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    Tyntesfield House in Spring

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