Avon Valley Country Park - Things to Know Before Visiting
Avon Valley Country Park, Bath Rd, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 1TP, UK
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About Avon Valley Country Park
The National Park Avon Valley is a park with an area of 20 hectares (50 acres) in Keynsham in Somerset in England. The park, which is located next to the Avon River, offers country walks, a boating lake, children's play areas, a small zoo, and a miniature railway. The site was a pasture in the xv th century and later became a farm. In 1976 it was bought to become a farm where you pick your own fruit 2 and subsequently became a national park.
Attractions Near Avon Valley Country Park
The Bristol and Bath Railway Path is a 13-mile route on the National Cycle Network, connecting Bristol to Bath. . It’s used by people walking, cycling, running and has disabled access too. The Bristol and Bath Path itself is ideal for a day out, or you can use it to travel between these two great cities.
Opened in 1869 by the Midland Railway as a through-route between Birmingham and the South Coast the line was later linked to the iconic Somerset & Dorset Railway. The railway is perhaps best known for connecting the former Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway, whose northern terminus was at Bath Green Park station, with the London, Midland, and Scottish Railway.
A beautiful hillside nature reserve overlooking the River Avon with fantastic views of Bristol and much wildlife. The hill contains a fascinating mix of history, wild plants, and animals. With heather and broom, rocky crags, spoil heaps and gullies, stunning views and two listed chimneys, Troopers Hill Nature Reserve is one of the most spectacular wildlife spots in the city.
St George’s Park is a large Victorian suburban park with a pond, grass areas, large wheels park and a children’s playground. There is a banjo shaped lake fed by a natural stream. It has an island, which serves as the nesting place of swans, ducks and moorhens. Two tennis courts and bowling greens available for hire and so more facilities are available here.
Victoria Park is a large Victorian park with large grassy areas and a children's play area. This park is perfect for a walk with your dog, but also a day out with the family, as the park has football pitches, a basketball courts, playgrounds, and wooded areas. There are many entrances to the park, so you can come to the park in any direction.
This is the third-largest complex of prehistoric standing stones in England, the three circles and three-stone ‘cove’ of Stanton Drew in Somerset are surprisingly little known. The complex consists of a Great Circle, at 113m diameter the second largest stone circle in Britain, and two smaller stone circles linked by stone avenues, a group of three stones known as ‘The Cove’ located in the garden of the Druid’s Arms Inn and to the north of the complex on the other side of the River Chew lies a so
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Discover More Attractions in Bristol City, Where Avon Valley Country Park Is Located
The city of Bristol, set inland on the Avon River and with access to the Bristol Channel, has an illustrious history as one of England's oldest ports. Among Bristol's many tourist attractions are 30 art galleries and a number of parks. For families, there's Bristol Zoo Gardens and We The Curious, a science and arts center that is especially designed to engage young minds.