This walk follows the course of the Lyn Brook from Widcombe up through Lyncombe Vale to its source on Entry Hill. Returning along the north side of Lyncombe Vale, through fields and quiet lanes, we visit the largest disused stone quarry in the city and pass a house with a famous view where the composer Joseph Haydn stayed in the summer of 1794.

Terrain: Very rough paths and tracks with steep slopes which may be slippery

Starting point: Small green space at the west end of Claverton Street, Widcombe (near bottom of Lyncombe Hill) BA2 4LE

Distance: 4.5 miles

Duration: 2.5 hours

The walk leader is Andrew Swift.

Booking is essential, you can book your free place here.

Start Date
2:00 pm 22nd September 2022
End Date
4:30 pm 22nd September 2022
2 hours 30 minutes