Severn Beach to Bristol, Part 1

Time for some more urban walking. Follow me on a journey of two great rivers that showed me a different side to a city that I thought I knew well. This is not your typical 'scenic' walk in many ways but although it was different, it was always interesting. One Sunday morning not so long ago, Harriet said … Continue reading Severn Beach to Bristol, Part 1

Frome Valley Walkway, Part 2

Thanks for joining me again for the second half of my most local river trail, the Frome Valley Walkway. Lets go back to where we finished Part 1, The White Horse pub in Frenchay, North-East Bristol. After a drink it was time to continue my long walk home from the centre of Bristol. I picked … Continue reading Frome Valley Walkway, Part 2

Frome Valley Walkway, Part 1

Time for something a bit more urban than we're used to. Come with me on a day's walking one of our local river trails, the Frome Valley Walkway which runs from its source near Tormarton in the Cotswold hills to its mouth where it spills into the Avon near Castle Park in central Bristol. Please … Continue reading Frome Valley Walkway, Part 1

River Avon Trail: Bristol to Bath, Part 1

This 13 mile walk follows the River Avon from Hanham Mills on the outskirts of Bristol to Bath (the Bristol Avon, not to be confused with Shakespeare's Avon or any of the others). We wanted to ensure we had finished the entire Kennet & Avon Navigation and not just the canal itself which have already completed. We ventured to the riverside hamlet … Continue reading River Avon Trail: Bristol to Bath, Part 1

Just Visiting: Bristol

Bristol is a fantastic city. It is rife with music, markets, street food and art. You can even see an original Banksy if you go to the right places. The city has a rich history; you can learn a lot about how Bristol was once a hub for Britains involvement in the slave trade in … Continue reading Just Visiting: Bristol