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Keynsham to Bath on the south side of the Avon
Introduction to Walk 1567

Photo from the walk - Keynsham to Bath on the south side of the Avon

Region - Cotswolds

County/Area - Somerset

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 11.1 miles / 18 km

Ascent - 690 feet / 209 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This linear Somerset walk includes typical English countryside, quiet villages, old buildings and historic churches. The route runs from Keynsham to Bath along the northern fringes of the Mendip Hills, and its proximity to both Bath and Bristol ensures that it is well served by public transport. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.7 miles / 7.6 km

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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