Local Walks and Cycle Routes

There are very detailed maps and more information on local walks and cycle routes in the guides you’ll find in all of our properties. However, here’s a taster why guests keep coming back for our exceptional local walking and cycle routes.

Map of the Bath Skyline Walk

Image courtesy of Meetup Static.

Bath Skyline Walk

6 mile trail that will take you roughly 3 hours to complete but it is a very fulfilling walk and you will take advantage of some stunning views. Make sure you are fit and ready for it though! Follow the orange dashed route if you fancy a shorter level walk instead…

Download a larger map to take with you or find out more about the walk by visiting the National Trust website.

Monkton Walk, no. 1

Brassknocker Hill and Kennet and Avon Canal sightseeing walk.
Distance: 3.5 miles
Time to complete: 1.5 hours

The full route of the walk is available in each of our cottage properties.

Begin at the excellent local pub, The Wheelwright Arms, which serves food all-day from an award-winning chef, then embark on a tour of the area’s stunning wildlife and country treks. Enjoy stunning views and a trip along the famous Avon canal.

Shorter walks near Bath

Shorter walks near Bath

Monkton Walk, no. 2

Combe Down and Horscombe Vale sightseeing walk.
Distance: 3 miles (steep)
Time to complete: 1.5 hours

The full route of the walk is available in each of our cottage properties

Beautiful country walk, with highlights like the old viaduct and what was once the home of geologist legend William Smith. Perfect for the regular walker. Steep but not too challenging.

 

Midford Valley Walk

Distance: 3.5 miles
Time to complete 1.5-2 hours

The full route of the walk is available in each of our cottage properties

An easy walk through this area of outstanding natural beauty. Full of wildlife and gorgeous plant life. Ideal for anyone who loves the Great British outdoors.

Key sights: Why not stop for lunch at the Hope & Anchor pub? Or head for the Wheatsheaf at Combe Hay where a roaring fire awaits.

Click here to view more maps and Monkton Combe based walks

Local woodland walk towards Hope & Anchor pub via The Two Tunnels greenway.

Local woodland walk towards Hope & Anchor pub via The Two Tunnels greenway.

The Two Tunnels Greenway (Sustrans 24)

Perfect for the keen cyclist, the Two Tunnels route is a shared pathway that goes directly into Bath. It is also a very picturesque walking route, so ideal for those warm sunny days or winter treks.

The map below shows the route directly into Bath. However you could also cycle the opposite way to the map below and go outwards toward Midford to explore the Somerset countryside

Two Tunnels into Bath

For more information on the Two Tunnels, visit the website.

You can also cycle the Sustrans 24 route to Radstock and on to Bradford on Avon. There’s a true range of cycle routes in our area so the best thing to do is go out and be inspired!