Walking Map / Regular Route

Shire Stroll

About this walk

This simple routes goes out along the River Avon and then back through the quiet riverside estate in Shirehampton, following typical Bristol housing architecture back through time, passing modern, post war, between the war, Victorian, and finally 18-century houses. Click here to download the walk leaflet.

Length

2.5 kms – about an hours’ leisurely walk, starting outside the Lamplighters pub.

Under foot

The walk goes along footpaths and pavements. Care is needed when crossing roads.

Food and drink

Refreshments are available at the Lamplighters pub.

Parking

The start of this walk is within easy reach of Shirehampton train station. Free parking is available in front of the Lamplighters pub; please park sensibly.  

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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