Coastal Walks Near Bristol
There's several lovely walks to do along the Bristol Channel near the city of Bristol. Just a few miles to the west you can visit Portishead, Clevedon and Weston-Super-Mare. Here you'll find pretty bays, nice beaches, sandstone cliffs and great views across the Severn Estuary into Wales.
A little further afield you can pick up the West Somerset Coast path and explore highlights such as the Holnicote Estate and Brean Down.
Please use the links below to view full route information including descriptions, elevation profiles, interactive maps and GPS downloads.
You can also view an overview map of all the routes in the using the Coastal Walks Near Bristol Walk Map
|Brean Down||2 miles (4 km)||Explore this beautiful natural pier and enjoy wonderful coastal views on this walk on the Somerset coast View Full Details>>|
|Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve||2 miles (2.5 km)||Explore this beautiful nature reserve on this short walk in the Somerset Levels View Full Details>>|
|Dunster Castle||8 miles (13 km)||Explore the parkland, woodland and Historic Deer Park surrounding this Norman Castle near Minehead View Full Details>>|
|Holnicote Estate||3 miles (5 km)||This walk visits Selworthy Beacon and Bury castle in the splendid Holnicote Estate in Somerset View Full Details>>|
|Kilve Beach and East Quantoxhead||3 miles (5.5 km)||This circular walk explores a beautiful area of coast and countryside in the Quantocks View Full Details>>|
|Lorna Doone Walk||5 miles (8.8 km)||Explore Exmoor's beautiful Doone Valley on this fine literary walk View Full Details>>|
|Poets Walk Clevedon||1 miles (2 km)||This short walk in Clevedon follows the Poet's Walk footpath along the cliff tops to the west of the town View Full Details>>|
|Porlock and Porlock Weir||6 miles (9 km)||This circular walk from the town of Porlock uses sections of the South West Coast Path and the Coleridge Way to take you on a tour of the coast and woods surrounding the town View Full Details>>|
|Portishead Nature Reserve Walk||2 miles (4 km)||An easy circular walk around the Portsbury Wharf Nature Reserve in Portishead View Full Details>>|
|Portishead to Clevedon||5 miles (8.5 km)||Follow the coastal path from Portishead to Cleveland on this point to point walk in Somerset View Full Details>>|
|Sand Point||3 miles (5.5 km)||Enjoy fine views across the Bristol Channel to Wales on this coastal walk on the edge of the Mendip Hills in Somerset View Full Details>>|
|West Somerset Coast Path||25 miles (40 km)||Follow the beautiful Somerset coast through the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on this lovely coastal walk.|
The walk begins at the car park at Steart, next to the Bridgwater Bay Nature Reserve View Full Details>>