The walk is a very hilly urban and countryside walk. We meet in front of Caffé Nero then cross the River Avon and head uphill to Alexandra Park for amazing views of the City. We then skirt Widcombe and via Rainbow Woods we arrive at Sham Castle for more beautiful city views. After walking through woods and meadows to Bathampton we finish in Batheaston. From there it’s short bus ride back to where we started. This route is planned to make use of public transport. No cars needed but please bring method of payment/pass.

Difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 3 hours

Distance: 6 miles

Start point: Caffe Nero at Bath Bus Station OS REF. ST 751 644 What3Words 

Leaders: James Parsons and Chris Smart, Cotswold Voluntary Wardens.

No booking required. Warden leaders will take all reasonable care and precautions, but each walker is ultimately responsible for their own safety and for determining their capability to complete the chosen walk. Only assistance dogs are allowed on these walks. All walks by the Voluntary Wardens are FREE OF CHARGE however donations are welcome and help them to take care of the countryside.

It is advisable to check the website or call the Cotswolds Conservation Board (07841 663607) beforehand for details of any changes, particularly during bad weather.

Cotswolds National Landscape
Start Date
10:00 am 12th March 2024
End Date
1:00 pm 12th March 2024
3 hours