GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Timsbury Walks

5 miles (8.7 km)

This Somerset based village is surrounded by some attractive rolling countryside and woodland. There's also numerous fine walking options in the nearby Mendip Hills .
This circular walk from the village visits Greyfield Woods, High Littleton and Bungay's Hill.
The walk starts in the village and follows Mill Lane south towards Radford. Here you can pick up the Limestone Link and follow the trail west along the Cam Brook towards Hallatrow, passing Paulton on the way.
The walk then turns north to visit Greyfield Woods. These woods have some nice peaceful trails with ancient woodland, spring bluebells and a pretty waterfall to see.
From the woods you head east through High Littleton before following a country lane along Bungay's Hill to return you to Timsbury. There's some nice views over the surrounding countryside from this final elevated section of the walk.

Timsbury OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Timsbury Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Timsbury

  • Greyfield Woods - These pretty woods near the village of High Littleton have some nice woodland trails to try
  • Chew Valley Lake - This walk follows the delightful nature trail which runs along the eastern side of this large lake in Chew Stoke
  • Three Peaks Walk - This is a fairly hilly circular route taking you through some of the most peaceful and attractive countryside in Somerset.
    The walk starts and finishes in the pretty village of Chew Magna and follows the path to Pensford and then back via Clutton.
    You will climb Knowle Hill, Maes Knoll, and Blackberry Hill (three peaks) while enjoying excellent views of the Mendip Hills, Dundry Hill and the surrounding Chew Valley countryside
  • Mells River Walk - Enjoy an easy riverside stroll on this walk from the village of Mells to Frome in Somerset.
    The pretty village is noted for several interesting old buildings including the 16th-century Mells Manor and the Talbot Inn which dates from the 15th century and is Grade II listed.The fine inn was voted Sunday Times Hotel of the Year in 2013.
    Starting from Mells you follow the river east through the Wadbury Valley to Great Elm, passing the Old Iron Works on the way
  • Shepton Mallet - Visit the Charlton viaduct and the village of Doulting on this circular walk in the Somerset town of Shepton Mallet.
    Just to the north of the town you can pick up the East Mendip Way on Barren Down
  • Frome - The Somerset town of Frome has some lovely trails to follow through the surrounding countryside
  • Heaven's Gate Longleat - Enjoy wonderful views over the Longleat Estate and the surrounding Wiltshire countryside on this short walk near Warminster
  • Trowbridge Park and River Walk - A short circular walk through Trowbridge Park and along the River Biss.
    The walk starts in Trowbridge Park, just to the east of the train station
  • Bath Canal Walk - This is a popular walk along the Kennet and Avon Canal from Bath to Bradford on Avon
  • Bath Skyline Walk - Enjoy wonderful views of the city of Bath on this popular circular walk
  • Radstock - This Somerset based town is located on the northern slopes of the Mendip Hills and also close to the Cotswolds Hills AONB
  • Somerset Coal Canal - Follow the Somerset Coal Canal from Tucking Mill to Combe Hay on this easy walk in the Cotswolds
  • Midsomer Norton - This Somerset based town is located near the Mendip Hills where there are plenty of opportunites for walkers
  • Litton Reservoir - This circular walk visits the Litton Reservoirs in the village of Litton in the Mendip Hills area of Somerset.
  • Paulton - This former coal mining village is located north of the Mendip Hills in Somerset

Photos

Radford Hill Timsbury - geograph.org.uk - 1634249

Radford Hill Timsbury. Dropping to Radford, just over half a mile away at the bottom of the valley. Part of Peasedown St.John can be seen at the top of the ridge on the other side.

Signs of spring - geograph.org.uk - 400731

Signs of spring. View toward the former rail line with Timsbury Bottom forming the backdrop

Greyfield Woods - geograph.org.uk - 424507

Greyfield Woods

Radford Mill - geograph.org.uk - 2190114

Radford Mill

Bungay's Hill, High Littleton - geograph.org.uk - 364806

Bungay's Hill, High Littleton

Near Timsbury - geograph.org.uk - 490822

Looking over North Somerset farmland near Timsbury. Wallmead House Farm is about 50 yards behind the camera. There are the remains of an ancient hill fort on the hill in front.

A look into Timsbury Bottom - geograph.org.uk - 1629231

A look into Timsbury Bottom. Timsbury Bottom Farm is down the hill with High Littleton peering over the next ridge. The area is riddled with old mine workings.

At the top of Bungay's Hill - geograph.org.uk - 1634319

At the top of Bungay's Hill. On the minor road between Timsbury and High Littleton.

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