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The Milestone Society

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.

Location: www.avonvalleyrailway.org/find/roadmap.html 

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

Description

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.

 

CLICK HERE to download a PDF to print out this walk

1-Bath-guide-stones
2-Toll-house
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