A 2.5 mile walk looking at some of the difficulties Brunel encountered bringing the the Great Western Railway through Bath. The impact of the railway on the city and on the Kennet & Avon Canal will also be discussed as we head eastward following the course of the line through Bathwick.

Terrain: Includes rough and muddy paths and flights of steps.

Starting point: Pump Shed Cafe, by Lock 11 on the Kennet & Avon Canal BA2 4JF; what three words: afford.others.walks

End point: Hampton Row, Bathwick BA2 6QS; what three words: laws.thus.train

Distance: 2.5 miles

Duration: 2.5 hours

Walk leader Andrew Swift

Booking essential, please, you can book your free place here – Book Brunel

Start Date
2:00 pm 14th September 2023
End Date
4:30 pm 14th September 2023
2 hours 30 minutes