South Gloucestershire Stroll from Willsbridge
Walk Length: approximately 2 ½ miles OR 3 ½ miles OR 5 ½ miles.
Grade: mostly easy on roadside and tracks; may be muddy. Flight of steps on shortest option, stiles on longer walks.
Start: Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station Centre, A431, free parking; excellent café.
Start Grid Reference: 51 deg 25’ 28” N 2 deg 27’ 34” W; ST 669 703 Postcode: BS30 6HD
Public transport: Buses from Bristol Parkway, Central Bristol and Bath: www.firstgroup.com
This walk follows in the steps of the Romans and the later Turnpikes of the Bristol Trust, taking in a number of milestones, waymarkers and boundary markers and a superb toll-house; on the longer walks, there are extensive views over the surrounding countryside. There are several refreshment stops and toilets along the way.