Frampton Cotterell is fortunate to be surrounded by beautiful countryside which is easily accessible by walkers. There is a network of footpaths and quiet lanes which enable walkers to complete circular walks of varying lengths to suit different levels of ability. To encourage people to explore and enjoy the area, we have pulled together descriptions of a number of walks from, for example, Walking to Health.
You can use a smartphone to access each of the walk descriptions while out on a walk. Alternatively, if you prefer a printed copy of the description, you can print a copy of the walk from your browser.
While enjoying your walk, look out for some of the interesting wildlife which can be seen in the countryside around Frampton Cotterell.
A walk following parts of the old Dramway to visit Bitterwell Lake in Henfield, 3.75 miles.
Along dramatic sections of the Frome Valley Walkway and visiting the Iron Age fort at Bury Hill, Winterbourne Down, 3.5 miles.
Enjoy the daffodils in Frampton Cotterell before heading across the open fields towards Iron Acton, 2.6 miles.
A walk around the lanes of Frampton Cotterell for when the fields are too muddy, 3.25 miles.
A visit to the Monks' Pool and Bradley Brook Nature reserves, 3.5 miles. ds to Iron Acton and a visit to some of its ancient lanes, 3.5 miles.
In addition to these circular walks, you can explore further afield with:
Village Action have also been involved in the production of two walks booklets: "Heritage Walks" and "Hatters' Trails".