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River and canal walks in Bath and North East Somerset

Use this page to download walking trail maps and find out more about other walks and trails in the area.

You can experience the wildlife, history and heritage of our river and canal by downloading a walking trail map. There is a selection of walking guides that you can download from the River Avon Trail website.

The River Avon Trail

The 23-mile-long River Avon Trail follows the spectacular River Avon from Pill near Bristol to central Bath. Along the way experience historic villages, gorgeous gorges, ancient woodlands, jaw-dropping landscapes, as well as the vibrant Bristol Harbour and famous Pulteney Bridge in Bath. 

Find out more about the River Avon Trail.

The Kennet & Avon Canal audio trail

The Kennet & Avon Canal provides a beautiful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Canal & River Trust has created a 1-mile circular canal and river walk with an accompanying audio trail. You can start the trail at any point between Darlington Wharf and the Train station. 

Visit the Canal & River Trust website to view the map and download the audio files.