GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Long Ashton Walks

8 miles (12.8 km)

This large village is located in North Somerset, just to the south west of Bristol.
The main attraction for walkers is Ashton Court Park which lies just to the north east.
This circular walk from the village visits some of the local walking highlights including the Ashton Estate, Leigh Woods, the Avon Gorge, the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge and the delightful Abbots Pool. The route uses sections of the Monarch's Way long distance footpath which runs through the area.
It's a varied walk with riverside sections along the Avon, peaceful woodland trails and some fine countryside views from the high points.

Long Ashton OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Long Ashton Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Long Ashton

  • Ashton Court Park - A short circular walk around one of England's most popular country parks in Long Ashton, Somerset
  • Festival Way - This largely traffic free route runs along National Cycle Route 33 from Bristol to Nailsea
  • Bristol Circular River Walk - This circular walk in Bristol visits some of the highlights of the city, including Temple Church, Castle Park, the SS Great Britain, Britol's Floating Harbour, Cabot Tower and Bristol Cathedral
  • Tyntesfield House - This VictorianGothic Revivalhouse near the Bristol is surrounded by 150 acres (61ha) of parkland and gardens which are perfect for a peaceful walk
  • Bristol Triangular City Walk - This walk takes you on a tour of this fascinating and historical city, visiting several famous landmarks on the way
  • Blaise Castle - Explore the delightful Blaise Castle Estate in Bristol, on this circular walk through the 650 acre country park
  • Barrow Gurney Reservoir - This circular walk visits the Barrow Gurney Reservoirs in Somerset
  • Abbots Pool - This walk visits a pretty nature reserve in Abbots Leigh in North Somerset.
  • Failand - This Somerset village is located just west of Bristol
  • Backwell Lake - This walk takes you around Backwell Lake in the North Somerset village of Backwell.
  • Clifton Suspension Bridge - This circular walk explores the area around the Clifton Suspension Bridge over the Avon Gorge
  • The Downs Bristol - This walk explores Clifton Down and Durdham Down next to the Avon Gorge in Bristol
  • Leigh Woods - Enjoy cycling and walking trails in this forest and nature reserve in Bristol
  • River Avon Trail - Travel along the River Avon from Pill to Bath via Bristol on this delightful trail
    You start off in the village of Pill, near the mouth of the river, and head to Bristol through the stunning Avon Gorge

Pubs/Cafes

The Angel Inn is an historic pub of some note. The late 15th century pub has a cosy interior with large fires for colder days. Outside there's a marquee which is illuminated with stunning fairy lights.They serve good quality food and a good selection of drinks. You can find the pub at postcode BS41 9LT for your sat navs. The inn is Dog Friendly.

Photos

Ashton Court (geograph 6053843)

Ashton Court

Tree avenue at Ashton Court Estate - geograph.org.uk - 1511856

Tree avenue at Ashton Court Estate

Pond, Leigh Woods (geograph 4186257)

Pond, Leigh Woods

Long Ashton, overlooking the Land Yeo valley - geograph.org.uk - 2675020

Long Ashton, overlooking the Land Yeo valley

Abbot's Pool - geograph.org.uk - 950104

Abbot's Pool

In Long Ashton - geograph.org.uk - 3273706

In Long Ashton

Video

GPS Files

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