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Bath to Keynsham over Kelston Round Hill
Introduction to Walk 2804

Photo from the walk - Bath to Keynsham over Kelston Round Hill

Region - Cotswolds

County/Area - Somerset & Gloucestershire

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 950 feet / 288 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This linear walk starts from the historic city of Bath and finishes on the outskirts of Bristol. The route explores some of the country on the southern fringe of the Cotswolds between these two cities which has remained remarkably unspoilt given the proximity of urban development. The availability of good public transport makes this walk accessible without the need of a car. The first section follows the Cotswold Way as it leaves Bath. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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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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Walking in the Cotswolds

Walking in the CotswoldsGuidebook describing 30 circular walks in the Cotswolds AONB of southern England. The graded routes are 4-12 miles long, visiting hill forts, long barrows and stone circles, picturesque villages and parts of the Cotswold Way National Trail as circular walks. Includes information about history, geology and wildlife encountered along the routes.
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