Walk beyond Bath, Bristol & the Cotswolds

Walking is the best way to explore the areas beyond the cities of Bath and Bristol. The regions of the Brecon Beacons, the Cotswolds, Somerset and Wiltshire offer magnificent hikes and breathtaking scenery, from the majestic Pen y Fan to the spectacular Cheddar Gorge.

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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. [...]
Views of the valley of Tyley Bottom in Wotton-under-Edge

Walk in the Cotswolds: A charming valley & a breathtaking hill in Wotton-under-Edge

This Cotswold walk explores the charming valley of Tyley Bottom and the breathtaking hill of Tor Hill. Starting at Wotton-under-Edge, this circular walk enjoys the splendid scenery of the Cotswolds countryside. [...]
Picturesque thatched and stone cottages in Little Badminton on the Badminton Park walk

Walk in the Cotswolds: Picturesque villages & rolling country scenery in Badminton

Located in the South Cotswolds, the Badminton walk explores the picturesque Badminton village and the delightful Badminton Park. Featuring quiet country roads, verdant fields and serene woodland, this circular walk enjoys the beautiful scenery of the rolling Cotswold countryside. [...]
Rolling hill with stone wall and sheep grazing on the Crook Peak walk in the Mendip Hills near Bristol

Near Bristol: Top 7 walks to explore (with pubs)

Escape the hustle and bustle of Bristol city and explore country walks, coastal walks and mountain walks. From the Cotswolds to the Mendip Hills, the Brecon Beacons and beyond, find the top 7 walks near Bristol. [...]
View of Cotswold hills and St Catherine's Valley near Bath

Near Bath: Escape to a hidden Cotswold valley with the St Catherine’s Valley walk

Located near Bath, the St Catherine’s Valley walk offers a peaceful escape to a hidden valley and the charming hills of the Cotswolds. This circular walk features country paths, rolling fields and quaint villages, and boasts fantastic scenery of the Cotswold countryside. [...]
Views of Old Sodbury from the Frome Valley Walkway

Near Bristol: The Chipping Sodbury, Old Sodbury & Little Sodbury walk

Escape to the beautiful Cotswold countryside and explore the three quaint villages of Chipping Sodbury, Old Sodbury and Little Sodbury. Located near Bristol, this Cotswold walk enjoys lovely views of the Cotswold hills, the Frome Valley and the Severn Vale. [...]