WEST OF ENGLAND - North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Bristol and North-East Somerset
The Kennet &
Avon Cycle Route (Bristol to
Reading) 84 miles, linear
popular waterside cycle route starting from Bath the route soon finds The route
joins the Kennet and Avon Canal
at Bristol and over
60 miles is then spent alongside the waterway.
Strawberry Line Yatton to
Cheddar 10 miles, linear
This former railway
line, built in 1869 and closed nearly 100 years later, takes its name from the
tasty cargo it carried from the strawberry fields on the slopes of the Mendips
near Cheddar. It takes you through flat marshes and cider apple orchards around
Yatton, steep wooded valleys and a tunnel under the Mendips, to historic
Axbridge and the awe-inspiring Cheddar Gorge.
Avon Cycleway 85 miles, circular
The Avon Cycleway is
a circular route around Bristol, mostly on country lanes. Lovely villages,
numerous landmarks and beautiful landscape.
Avon Cycle Way Overview Download
Avon Cycle Way Guide Download
Avon Cycle Way Map (Detailed) Download
Way 23 miles, linear
The Colliers Way,
steeped in history is a recreational path extending 23 miles through beautiful
rolling green landscape. It starts just outside the Georgian Bath and extends
from the Limpley Stoke Valley at the north, to the Frome Valley at the south. The route
follows the path of the old Somersetshire Coal Canal and also uses disused railway lines
through Somer Valley and visits picturesque villages on the way to Frome.
and Bath Railway Path 9 miles, linear
ride to explore Bath's fine 18th-century architecture.
courtesy of AA
Bradford-on-Avon along the Kennet & Avon Canal 10 miles, linear
Discover one of Brindley's great canal masterpieces.
Information courtesy of AA