GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

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 Estuaryinto 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

Route NameDistanceDescription
Brean Down2 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 Reserve2 miles (2.5 km)Explore this beautiful nature reserve on this short walk in the Somerset Levels View Full Details>>
Dunster Castle8 miles (13 km)Explore the parkland, woodland and Historic Deer Park surrounding this Norman Castle near Minehead View Full Details>>
Holnicote Estate3 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 Quantoxhead3 miles (5.5 km)This circular walk explores a beautiful area of coast and countryside in the Quantocks. View Full Details>>
Lorna Doone Walk5 miles (8.8 km)Explore Exmoor's beautiful Doone Valleyon this fine literary walk. View Full Details>>
Poets Walk Clevedon1 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 Weir6 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 Walk2 miles (4 km)An easy circular walk around the Portsbury Wharf Nature Reserve in Portishead View Full Details>>
Portishead to Clevedon5 miles (8.5 km)Follow the coastal path from Portishead to Clevedon on this point to point walk in Somerset View Full Details>>
Sand Point3 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 Path25 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 wildlife rich Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve Nature Reserve and the Steart Marshes View Full Details>>