Walking Map / Easy Access Route

Lamplighter’s Walk

About this walk

Enjoy the peace and beauty of this level stroll through Lamplighter’s Marsh Local Nature Reserve. Sit by the River Avon, read about the special plants and species that live in the nature reserve, listen to the bird song, get a little easy outside time. There are plenty of benches and seats so you can take this route at your own pace. This is a there-and-back-again route. Click here to download the walk leaflet.

Length

2 kms – a leisurely hour starting outside the Lamplighters pub.

Under foot

This is an easy-access walk suitable for prams and wheelchairs. The entire route is paved. There is a mix of benches with and without arms and a picnic table along the route.

Food and drink

Refreshments are available at the Lamplighters pub.

Parking

The start of this walk is within easy reach of Shirehampton train station, and the western end of the walk is not far from the Avonmouth Park n Ride. If you drive, you can park in the village; please park sensibly.

Easy Access

This walk is wheelchair and pushchair friendly. 

Respect, Protect, Enjoy

Always follow the Countryside Code.

Park sensibly – don’t block gates or drives. Leave gates as you find them. Leave farm animals and machinery alone.  If you think an animal’s in distress, alert the farmer. Keep to the public right of way.

Leave no trace of your visit and take your litter home. Keep your dog under effective control and pick up after your pet – dog mess can harm livestock. It is good practice to keep your dog on a lead around livestock; however, if cattle or horses try to chase your dog, it’s safer for both of you to let your dog off the lead to run away.

Plan ahead, dress for the weather, and wear appropriate clothing. You may want to bring snacks and water on your walk. Be aware you may not have a mobile signal in places during your walk.

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