Riverside Cottages, Hanham

Exploring Hanham

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 HanhamContinue reading “Exploring Hanham”

The rural section of the railway path

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 twoContinue reading “Wildlife corridors of southeast Bristol”

St. George’s Park lake

Return to St. George

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”


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