GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Portishead Nature Reserve Walk

2 miles (4 km)

An easy circular walk around the Portsbury Wharf Nature Reserve in Portishead. The attractive 113 acre site providesa vital buffer of green land between Portishead and the Portbury Dock industrial complex.
You can start the walk fro the Portishead Marina car park, located next to the reserve. Here you can pick up footpaths heading east onto the site, which includes two large pools, several ponds, grazing marsh, hay meadows and hedgerows. There's also a number of bird hides where you can look out for a variety of wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled forcurlew,dunlin,redshankandshelduck as you make your way around the site.
To extend your walking in the area you can try the popular Portishead to Clevedon Walk. The walk starts from the nearby Portishead Lake and includes pretty bays, nice beaches, sandstone cliffs and great views across the Severn Estuaryinto Wales.
You could also pick up the Gordano Round and explore the splendid Gordano Valley.


BS20 7TD - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Portishead Nature Reserve Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

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Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Portishead marina - - 1701269

Portishead marina

Salt marsh by the Bristol Channel - - 1054481

Salt marsh by the Bristol Channel

Lake - - 212113


Portbury Ashlands - geograph 1785019 3f83eb45

Portbury Ashlands Swan


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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