A largely traffic-free path between Bristol city centre, with its many attractions, entertainment, leisure facilities and retail shops, and the North Somerset town of Nailsea.

Leaving Queen Square in the heart of Bristol, a beautiful garden square with Georgian buildings, Route 33 will take you out of the city via Cumberland Road and over the River Avon. Next stop is the Grade II-listed Ashton Court Estate, a stunning country park with a mansion house, mountain bike trails and deer parks.

The route leaves Ashton Court, travelling past the pretty village of Long Ashton before reaching the village of Flax Bourton (there are some short on-road sections here). You can take a short detour here to Wraxhall, to visit the beautiful Tyntesfield House, owned by the National Trust. From Flax Bourton you again join roads before joining a traffic-free path that takes you all the way into Millennium Park in Nailsea.

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Please note

We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness. However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes. Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces. Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.

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