‘Viewranger’ walks

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Viewranger is a smartphone app on which you can plot or follow a walk using OS maps. It’s free to download here. We are gradually building up a library of walks for use with Viewranger, including the whole of the BoA Walking Wheel. So, keep an eye on this page as new routes will be added from time to time.


Click on the maps to view them on the Viewranger site together with walk details.

7 mile circular walk N0rth East of Bradford on Avon

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Start and finish at the War Memorial in Westbury Gardens, next to the Town Bridge. It is mainly field and canal path walking and there is some road walking in the first half of the walk and at Staverton. There are several stiles to cross and in summer there are several heavily cropped fields to cross.

 7 mile circular walk North West of Bradford on Avon

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Start and finish at the War Memorial in Westbury Gardens, next to the Town Bridge. Mainly on fields and country lanes this walk has lots to commend it. It’s pretty level – just the climb out of BoA at the start to get the heart racing. Towards the end why not visit Hartley Farm for a well earned cup of tea and piece of cake?

Take care as there are 3 busy roads to cross, marked by the red flags on the map.

13 mile circular walk North West of Bradford on Avon

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Start and finish at the War Memorial in Westbury Gardens, next to the Town Bridge.

The first half is alongside the Kennet & Avon Canal and River Avon.  It then climbs through Warleigh Woods then across fields, eventually reaching Monkton Farleigh. Some quiet road walking takes you across to South Wraxall then cross country back to Bradford on Avon via Spoke 1 of the BoA Walking Wheel.

8 mile figure of 8 walk North of Bradford on Avon

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Start and finish at the War Memorial in Westbury Gardens, next to the Town Bridge.

The first part of the walk follows the Macmillan Way out of the town and through Cumberwell. There is one steep climb at the start and from then on it is relatively flat with a few, short inclines. There are a number of stiles to negotiate.

The route takes you through fields with some really lovely, open views across the Wiltshire countryside. Just South of Monkton Farleigh there is a fabulous view of the manor house at the end of the ride – a superb wide avenue of trees stretching away into the distance. The end of the walk follows the Corsham Road all the way back into town.

6 mile Frome and Avon Valleys walk

Screen Shot 2017-07-06 at 15.40.57The description for this walk starts from Freshford but you can easily start at Avoncliff or by the Packhorse Bridge in Bradford on Avon.

It’s a fantastic walk on the Wiltshire and Somerset border and showcases the best the area has to offer – canal, river, woods, country lanes, fields and views.

BRADFORD on AVON WALKING WHEEL WALKS

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Whilst many of the  walks above follow sections of the Walking Wheel, all the walks below are entirely on the Wheel.

Use the waymarkers to guide you around the routes.

 

6 mile Inner Circuit – orange waymarkers

Screen Shot 2017-06-08 at 12.17.01The best place to start this walk is at the end of Bridge Street outside the world famous Bridge Tea Rooms. It’s a complete circuit of the outside edge of Bradford on Avon following the orange Wheel waymarkers and can be followed in a clockwise or anti-clockwise direction.

 

6 mile circular along Spokes 4 & 5 and outer circuit

Screen Shot 2017-06-08 at 12.43.10Start at the mini roundabout on Moulton Drive, near Sainsbury’s supermarket. The route includes fields, tracks and some roads. There are a number of stiles to negotiate and the route is way marked with blue discs on the spokes and green discs on the outer wheel.