Welcome to Mike’s Bristol Walks.
Uncovering the hidden corners of Bristol and the places where urban meets wild.
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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 pocketsContinue reading “A long river and village ramble”
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 twoContinue reading “Wildlife corridors of southeast Bristol”
The village of Long Ashton has been bypassed for so long that it’s not really on most Bristolians’ radars. It just sits there quietly at the side of the Ashton Brook valley, often seen, but seldom visited – unless you’re in the habit of cycling the Festival Way. Walk Thirty-Eight: Long Ashton explores this quietContinue reading “A spring stroll around Long Ashton”
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