Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways

Walks from stations

We have not added public transport information as timetables and bus routes are subject to change.
Train times can be found at nationalrail.co.uk and bus connections at travelinesw.com.
Postcodes of possible start/end points of these walks are provided in the walk summary.

Walks with the Wessex Wanderers

Our friends the Wessex Wanderers run a programme of summer walks from stations along the Bristol-Weymouth line here




Walks from Bristol Temple Meads Station

Bristol Harbour Heritage Trail - PDF Map Loop of Floating Harbour - PDF Map
Circular via Railway Route: Bristol Temple Meads to Prince Street
& Along the Harbour 1 & 2: Prince Street to Cumberland Basin & back

Postcodes:
Temple Meads BS1 6QF, Cumberland Road(9) BS1 6XG, Hotwells Road(13) BS8 4NG, The Centre(29) BS1 4AU

Feeder Canal and River Avon - PDF Map Feeder Canal & River Avon: Temple Meads to Netham - PDF Map
Circular



Postcodes:
Bristol Temple Meads BS1 6QF, Feeder Road(82) BS4 4DH, Avon Meads(83) BS2 0SP


Walks from Bedminster Station

South Bristol Parks - PDF Map South Bristol Parks, including Arnos Vale & Victoria Park (6 miles) - PDF Map
Circular (from Bedminster or Temple Meads)


Postcodes:
Bristol Temple Meads BS1 6QF, St Anne’s Park BS4 4ES, Arnos Vale BS4 3EZ, Bedminster station BS3 4DN

Bedminster, Southville & Ashton Court - PDF Map Bedminster, Southville & Ashton Court (7 miles including 1 mile to and from station) - PDF Map Circular from Bedminster Library (Note: that Ashton Ave Bridge is still closed for MetroBus works)



Postcodes:
Bedminster Parade BS3 4HS, Ashton Road BS3 2LE, Cumberland Road BS1 6XG


Walks from Lawrence Hill Station

Troopers Hill and Royate Hill - PDF Map Troopers Hill & Royate Hill via Avon View & Greenbank Cemeteries (6 miles) - PDF Map
Circular



Postcodes:
Lawrence Hill station BS5 0AF, Royate Hill BS5 6RA, Troopers Hill BS5 8BS

Bristol & Bath Railway Path - Easton section Bristol & Bath Railway Path plus a stroll through Easton from either Lawrence Hill or Stapleton Road stations




Postcodes:
Stapleton Road station BS5 0LJ, Lawrence Hill station BS5 0AF, Lodge Causeway BS16 3HZ


Walks from Stapleton Road Station

Frome Valley Walkway - PDF Leaflet Frome Valley Walkway Leaflet (18 miles total length) - PDF Map
Bristol City Centre to the Cotswolds


Postcodes:
Stapleton Road station BS5 0LJ, Eastville Park (Tesco) BS5 6XT, Blackberry Hill BS16 1DJ, Frenchay (Begbrook Park) BS16 1SZ

Banksy Walking Tour Banksy Walking Tour - locations on the VisitBristol Website
Wander around the Easton area to find some of the more obscure Banksy pieces
Much other street art is to be seen, but it tends to arrive then disappear!


Postcodes:
Stapleton Road station BS5 0LJ, Robertson Road BS5 6JE, Fishponds Road BS5 6PN, Stokes Croft BS1 3QY


Walks from Montpelier Station

Troopers Hill and Royate Hill - PDF Map Montpelier to Stoke Park via St Werburghs & Purdown (6 miles) - PDF Map


Postcodes:
Montpelier station BS6 5HA, Muller Road BS7 9NE, UWE bus station BS16 1QD, Filton Abbey Wood station BS34 7LJ, Filton Ave BS34 7JX

Stoke Park Estate, Bristol Stoke Park - Leaflet
Circular walks within Stoke Park
Montpelier station is 1 mile from the Muller Road entrance to Purdown & Filton Abbey Wood is 1 mile from Long Wood.

Postcodes:
Long Down Ave BS16 1GE, Romney Ave BS7 9XB, Muller Road BS7 9NE


Walks from Clifton Down Station

Clifton Down to Sea Mills - PDF Map Clifton Down to Sea Mills along the Avon Gorge (5 miles) - PDF Map
Clifton Down station to Sea Mills station (or vice versa)



Postcodes:
Clifton Down station BS8 2NP, Sea Mills station BS9 1FF


Walks from Sea Mills Station

Penpole and Blaise Castle - PDF Map Penpole & Blaise Castle via Kings Weston Down (8 miles) - PDF Map Circular



Postcodes:
Sea Mills station BS9 1FF, Shirehampton Road BS9 2DW, Blaise Castle BS10 7QX

Penpole and Blaise Castle - PDF Map Sea Mills to Durdham Down (5 miles) - PDF Map Circular




Postcodes:
Sea Mills station BS9 1FF, Shirehampton Road BS9 2DW, Water Tower BS8 2XR


Walks from Severn Beach Station

Severn Beach Circular - PDF Map Severn Beach to Aust & Northwick (7 miles) - PDF Map Circular




Postcodes:
Severn Beach station BS35 4PL, Aust BS35 4AX, Northwick BS35 4HE

Severn Way - Leaflet Severn Way (12.5 miles through South Gloucestershire) - Leaflet
Linking footpaths shown



Postcodes:
Severn Beach station BS35 4PL, Aust BS35 4AX, Northwick BS35 4HE


Walks from Yatton Station

Yatton & Cadbury Hillfort - PDF Map Yatton & Cadbury Hillfort (3 miles) - PDF Map
Circular



Postcodes:
Yatton station BS49 4AJ, Rhodyate Hill BS49 5AJ

Yatton & Congresbury - PDF Map Yatton & Congresbury (4 miles) - PDF Map
Circular



Postcodes:
Yatton station BS49 4AJ, Congresbury BS49 5DU


Walks from Keynsham Station

River Avon Trail - Leaflet River Avon Trail (23 miles total length) - Leaflet
with Circular Walks



Postcodes:
Keynsham station BS31 2BT, Hanham BS15 3LQ, Saltford marina BS31 3JL

Keynsham to Brislington - PDF Map Keynsham to Brislington via Whitchurch Railway Path (4.5 miles) - PDF Map One-way




Postcodes:
Keynsham station BS31 2BT, Queen Charlton BS31 2SH, Whitchurch BS14 0TS, Brislington (A4174) BS4 5AY


Walks from Bath Spa Station

Kennet & Avon Canal to Sham Castle - PDF Map Kennet & Avon Canal to Sham Castle (5 miles) - PDF Map
Circular



Postcodes:
Bath station BA1 1SU, Bathampton (A36) BA2 6SJ

Bath Skyline Walk (National Trust) - PDF Map Bath Skyline Walk (8 miles) National Trust - PDF Map
Circular



Postcodes:
Bath station BA1 1SU, Claverton Down(4) BA2 7AE, University of Bath BA2 7AZ

Walks from Freshford Station

Two Valleys via Freshford & Avoncliff - PDF Map Two Valleys via Freshford & Avoncliff (3.5 miles) - PDF Map
Circular (from Freshford or Avoncliff)



Postcodes:
Freshford Station BA2 7WQ, Avoncliff station BA15 2HA


Walks from Bradford-on-Avon Station

Bradford-on-Avon & Avoncliff - PDF Map Bradford-on-Avon & Avoncliff (5 miles) - PDF Map
Circular (from Bradford-on-Avon or Avoncliff)



Postcodes:
Avoncliff station BA15 2HA, Bradford-on-Avon station BA15 1EF


Walks from Yate Station

Sodbury Round - PDF Map Sodbury Round (8 miles including 3 miles to & from station) - PDF Map
Circular from Chipping Sodbury - Yate Station is 1.5 mile away from the start point along Station Road & High Street


Postcodes:
Yate station BS37 5H, Chipping Sodbury High Street BS37 6AW, Old Sodbury BS37 6LZ

Jubilee Way - Leaflet Jubilee Way (26 miles total length) Aust to Old Sodbury, Severn to Cotswolds - Leaflet from South Glos Council
Yate station is 1.5 miles from Tylers Farm where the route passes through Yate



Postcodes:
Yate station BS37 5H, Rangeworthy BS37 7ND, Tylers Farm BS37 7HG