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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. The walk is inspired by some of the poets and writers who have visited Clevedon. These includeColeridgein 1795 andTennysonin 1834. It's also alocal nature reserveand includes calcareous grassland, coastal scrub, woodland, with fine views over the Bristol Channel.
The walk starts in a lovely spot at the pretty Marine Lake at Salthouse Bay. From here you can pick up the little path heading south west along the coast. It runs down to Wain's Hill where there is an univallateIron Age Fort. The hillfort is defined by a steep, natural slope from the south and north with two ramparts to the east. You can follow footpaths round the hill to the noteworthy St Andrew's Church. Parts of the original 12th century church remain with 14th and 15th century additions also.It's located in a fine elevated spot overlooking theBristol Channel, and has been designated as a Grade Ilisted building.
The walk can be extended by continuing south along the coast to Gullhouse Point or heading north into Clevedon. Here you can enjoy a walk along the attractive seafront and visit the Grade I listed pier, which dates from the 1860s.
In the town you can pick up our Portishead to Clevedon Walk. The 5 mile walk includes pretty bays, nice beaches, sandstone cliffs and great views across the Severn Estuaryinto Wales.
You could also explore the Gordano Valley on the Gordano Round or try the Portishead Nature Reserve Walk.

Poets Walk Clevedon OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Poets Walk Clevedon Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

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Photos

Salthouse Bay and the Marine Lake, Clevedon - geograph.org.uk - 1351729

Salthouse Bay and the Marine Lake, Clevedon

Rocky foreshore at Salthouse Bay - geograph.org.uk - 1445185

Rocky foreshore at Salthouse Bay

The Lookout from Salthouse Point, Clevedon - geograph.org.uk - 1351698

The Lookout from Salthouse Point, Clevedon

Coast path at Wain's Hill - geograph.org.uk - 1445204

Coast path at Wain's Hill

Poets Walk, Clevedon (geograph 2385875)

View of the path

Wain's Hill from Gullhouse Point - geograph.org.uk - 671371

Wain's Hill from Gullhouse Point

Wain's Hill - geograph.org.uk - 671543

Wain's Hill

Tunnel of Goat Willow, south-east side of Church Hill, Clevedon - geograph.org.uk - 1351778

Tunnel of Goat Willow, south-east side of Church Hill, Clevedon

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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