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Frome Valley Walkway

29 km / 18 miles

Bristol, S Gloucestershire
The Frome Valley Walkway is a pleasant and interesting 18 mile long path which follows the River Frome between the River Avon in Bristol and the Cotswold Hills in South Gloucestershire.

The path passes through a variety of landscapes including open countryside and meadows in South Gloucestershire, the medieval town of Chipping Sodbury, wooded valleys south of Winterbourne Down, the pretty village of Frenchay and historic, landscaped parks in Bristol.

The Frome Valley Walkway Booklet now available on the website below.


Path Type
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Easy; River
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ST755817 - Old Sodbury, S Gloucestershire
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Frome Valley Walkway (South Gloucestershire Council - 1999)
External PDF
Frome Valley Walkway (South Gloucestershire Council - 2010)


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Route Profile:

28.8 Km (17.9 miles)
332 m (1,089 ft) ascent
140 m (459 ft)  maximum height