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Brunel's masterpieces and the Avon Gorge
Introduction to Walk 1518

Photo from the walk - Brunel's masterpieces and the Avon Gorge

County/Area - Bristol

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Time - 2 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy

The River Avon and the Avon Gorge has meant the expansion of the city of Bristol to the south west has been restricted to a relatively small area. This short walk takes advantage of the consequent proximity of open country to the centre, taking in the redevelopment of the docks and a couple of Brunel's most significant works along the way.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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