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The National Trust's Bath Skyline Walk

Wide open space overlooking the World Heritage City of Bath

The Bath Skyline Walk is the most downloaded walk on the National Trust website. It's a six mile walk with spectacular views overlooking the World Heritage Site of Bath, managed and promoted by the National Trust.

Explore the Bath Skyline along six miles of way-marked footpaths.

Discover hidden valleys, rich in limestone flowers and tranquil beech woodlands, interspersed with extensive views over Bath and out towards the Blackdown Hills.

The Iron Age fort on Little Solsbury Hill offers the perfect vantage point for spectacular views over Bath.

The limestone grassland slopes support a variety of plants and attract a number of butterflies.

The skylark has also made its home here. Listen out for their distinctive song, a warbling of short trills, in late spring.

Prior Park Landscape Garden, meanwhile, is a beautiful and intimate garden with a Palladian Bridge; one of only four in the world.

Prior Park was once owned by 18th-century entrepreneur, Ralph Allen, who also owned much of the Bath Skyline. Discover the newly restored wilderness with cascade and serpentine lake.

Read more about the walk and download a guide here on the National Trust website.


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