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Bristol Maritime Trail
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Photo from the walk - Bristol Maritime Trail

County/Area - Bristol

Author - Bristol Tourism & Conference Bureau

Length - 1.5 miles / 2.4 km

Ascent - nominal or unknown

Time - 0 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

This city stroll concentrates on what made Bristol an important port. In the 18th century, Bristol's docks comprised the second largest port in the country. However, as ships became larger the tortuous River Avon became impossible to navigate and trade gravitated to Liverpool and the new docks at the Avon's mouth. Today the city's docks are mainly used for leisure and recreational activities but reminders of Bristol's maritime past can still be seen.


 

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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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