Walking in Bath and North East Somerset


What better way to get to know Bath and North East Somerset than through walking. It’s a great way to explore, so whether it’s a place to feed the ducks or an energetic weekend walk you’re after, Bath and North East Somerset has a walking route for everyone. Offering a range of different walking environments, from the bustling city to more rural settings, the region has a walk for everyone. With famous landmarks all around you, the walking routes run through some of the most stunning areas of Britain.

The compact nature of Bath makes it ideal to explore on foot, with many of the city’s most iconic sights all within a short walk of each other. The Kennet & Avon Canal path and surrounding nearby countryside offers the perfect setting for walks all year round – immerse yourself in the breath-taking scenery taking a picnic with you on fine days, or get cosy during the winter months at one of the many country pubs that line the routes. Some of the most popular walks around Bath, offering routes suitable for all levels of experience, include Cotswold Way, the Bath Skyline Walk and the Two Tunnels.

So if you’re planning a walking holiday in Bath and North East Somerset why not stay in a pub? Pubs are a great alternative to hotels and traditional B&Bs, giving visitors a special experience incomparable to your average hotel. Pubs don’t just offer a warm comfortable bed after a long day walking, but also offers delicious food and drink combined with the chance to socialise with locals and other walkers.

With all the modern features such as flat screen TVs, Freeview, WiFi, comfortable bedding and tea and coffee making facilities, you’ll be able to sit back and relax in your room after a long day out. In the evening choose from a range of home cooked dishes, from pub classics to meals with a twist. Meals are prepared by excellent chefs who use only the freshest locally sourced ingredients to give you a real taste of Bath and North East Somerset.

In the evenings there’s plenty to keep you busy, with pubs offering a warm fire in the winter, or a beer garden in the summer where you can relax after dinner with a pint of real ale. Staying in a pub in Bath and North East Somerset offers walkers the chance to find their own piece of paradise with many areas untouched and unspoilt.

For more on what there is to explore in the area, check out our Things to Do in Bath and North East Somerset page.

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