Explore Bath, Bristol, the Cotswolds and beyond

Bath, Bristol, the Cotswolds and beyond offer some of the best sights and scenery in the United Kingdom, from enchanting valleys to bountiful hills, arresting coastlines and charming villages. For an afternoon stroll, a day trip or a weekend away, plan your visits and walks with A Dragon’s Escape.

Find travel guides, discovery tours and walking trails, and start planning your escape.

Find the latest articles

The trig point at Painswick Beacon and its hazy views on the Painswick Beacon & Painswick Valley walk

Walk in the Cotswolds: Painswick Beacon & Painswick Valley

This Cotswold walk explores the picturesque village of Painswick, the breathtaking Painswick Beacon and the charming Painswick Valley. Following parts of both the Cotswold Way and the Wysis Way, this Cotswold walk offers incredible scenery. [...]
Views from Black Hill in the Brecon Beacons

Walk in the Brecon Beacons: Black Hill & Hay Bluff

Located in the Brecon Beacons, the Black Hill & Hay Bluff walk offers majestic mountains, rocky peaks, wild moorland and spectacular scenery. Throughout this challenging yet rewarding hike, you’ll be swept away by the dazzling views. [...]
Glimmering River Avon on the Malmesbury walk

Walk in the Cotswolds: Malmesbury & River Avon

This river walk explores the charming town of Malmesbury, the meandering River Avon and the gorgeous Cotswold countryside. The Malmesbury and River Avon walk enjoys breathtaking views of the medieval market town and the serene river. [...]
Views of the Somerset Levels on the Wookey Hole and Ebbor Gorge walk in the Mendip Hills

Walk in the Mendip Hills: Breathtaking scenery in Wookey Hole & Ebbor Gorge

Exploring the limestone hills of the Mendips, this country walk takes you through the village of Wookey Hole, along the Mendip escarpment and through the Ebbor Gorge. This Mendip walk enjoys spectacular views of the Somerset countryside. [...]
The Paragon, an impressive curved street of Georgian town houses, and a stop in the Bath walking tour

Self-guided walking tour in Bath: 16 sights to visit

This self-guided walking tour explores the key sights and hidden gems in Bath. One of the top travel destinations in the UK, the city of Bath offers an escape to magnificent Georgian architecture and beautiful Cotswold countryside. [...]
A charming country lane with views of the rolling Somerset hills near Bath and Bristol

4 beautiful places to go for a walk near Bath & Bristol

From mountain peaks to coastlines and picturesque villages, the regions near Bath and Bristol offer different landscapes, but equally striking scenery. If you’re looking for a lovely country walk, find 4 beautiful places to go for a walk near Bath and Bristol. [...]