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Walks in Avon

Avon is a small county in the west of England that was created in 1974 and abolished in 1996, taking in the area around Bristol and Bath. It was a small county abutting the Bristol channel and is failry urban in places, particularly around Bristol.

There are several walks in the area; the Cotswold Way starts in Bath, and the bairstol to bath cycleway was the first Sustrans cycle path. Many of the villages in the area are made from cotswold stone, giving them a rosy glow.



Below is a map showing all the walks that I have completed in Avon.

Completed walks in Avon

The trig point on Penn Hill.

A pond on the way to Dyrham.

The Second Severn Crossing viewed from Severn Beach.


List of walks in Avon

Walk No. Description Distance (miles)
859 Bath to Avonmouth via Bristol and the River Avon Trail26.3
857 Westbury to Bath22.8
617 Cotswold Way: Tormarton to Dursley19.9
616 Cotswold Way: Bath to Tormarton18.2
370 Severn Beach to Redwick17.7
369 Clevedon to Severn Beach18.6
368 Weston-Super-Mare to Clevedon18.9
126 Farrington Gurney to Bath12.6
125 Cheddar to Farrington Gurney13.7
72 Bath to Devizes19.3

This was a total of 188 miles in 10 walks (an average of 18.8 miles per walk).

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