Bath, UK

River Avon (Bristol and Bath Railway Path)

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The former Bristol and Bath Railway is now a 24 km (15 mile) multi-use path linking Bath with St. Phillips Road in Bristol. In Bath, the path travels primarily along the River Avon for ~9 km to Saltford. East of Brassmill Lane, the path is known as the West Bath Riverside Path, which reaches roughly to Pulteney Bridge.  From the wide, generally gravel tarmac surface, there aregreat views of the river, surrounding parks, and some interesting historic bridges and tunnels. This terrific trail map has detailed information on the path, with numerous smaller maps broken into segment distances.

Essentials
  • Up to 24 km (15 miles) one-way
  • 137 meters (450 feet)
  • Pulteney Bridge in Bath or points west
  • Grand Parade Bus Stop