Welcome to Mike’s Bristol Walks.
Uncovering the hidden corners of Bristol and the places where urban meets wild.
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The sprawl of east Bristol has been under-represented in my collection of walks, because much of it is a bit difficult to pin down from a character point of view. Walk Thirty-Seven: Whitehall, the Coombe Brook and St. George begins to make up for this by delving back into the inner-city part of the area.Continue reading “Return to St. George”
Right on the northwestern edge of Bristol, the Lawrence Weston housing estate may not seem like an obvious place to go for a walk. However, the area benefits from its close proximity to both Blaise Castle Estate and the wilder areas that border Avonmouth. Walk Thirty-Six: Lawrence Weston is a longish circuit that seeks toContinue reading “History and wildness in Lawrence Weston”
If you’ve done Walk Twenty ‘Stapleton and the Frome Valley’ a few times and are becoming over-familiar with it, then this new walk may be the perfect companion piece for it. Walk Thirty-Five ‘Hambook and Winterbourne Down’ explores a quieter and more rural section of the Frome Valley on the other side of the M4Continue reading “A return to the Frome Valley”
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