Welcome to Mike’s Bristol Walks.
Uncovering the hidden corners of Bristol and the places where urban meets wild.
Better late than never! Yesterday, we ventured out into the heat to complete Walk Thirty-Nine: Hanham and Barr’s Court. The circuit, suggested by a reader, explores a variety of green spaces in and around Hanham and Longwell Green, on the east fringe of the Bristol urban area. Key features include the modern eco-homes at Hanham…
A long river and village ramble
The latest and longest walk to be added to this collection, despite starting and finishing in Brislington, is more of a country walk than an urban walk. It should be treated as such, with good walking footwear being an essential requirement. The ten-mile Walk Forty-One: Eastwood Farm and Stockwood Vale connects a series of pockets…
Wildlife corridors of southeast Bristol
Bristol’s most south-easterly suburb of Stockwood and the adjoining village of Whitchurch are not well-known to most Bristolians. However, the two communities – along with neighbouring Brislington – are connected by a series of lovely, quiet green corridors and spaces. Walk Forty: Whitchurch and Stockwood makes a broad loop around the area, taking in two…
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