Walks

A fine point of view

Andrew Swift enjoys a winter walk from Widcombe to Lyncombe Vale and Fox Hill The December walk – designed either to blow the cobwebs away or to provide a ...

The ships’ graveyard

Andrew Swift visits the site of dozens of wrecks at Purton in Gloucestershire, which locals are fighting to preserve A relatively short walk for what can be ...

In search of the Romans

Andrew Swift visits one of Roman Britain’s best kept secrets, some 30 miles outside of Bath Bath’s Roman Baths are one of the finest historic sites in no...

Bath’s pretty spa sister

Andrew Swift visits the spa town Cheltenham for a town walk which takes in some of its historic architecture Cheltenham, like Bath, rose to prominence as a f...

By the waters

Andrew Swift charts a walk which gives us the chance to enjoy Bath’s canal and river network The stretch of the River Avon below Pulteney Bridge has long b...

Langridge: so near and yet so far

Walking through the hamlet of Langridge is like stepping back in time says Andrew Swift as he visits this delightful rural spot... In 1940, Arthur Mee wrote ...