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Superb but strenuous climb to the top of Little Solsbury Hill

Well worth the hard, muddy climb. At the time of our visit walking boots were essential as the... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2019
Batheaston, United Kingdom
Fantastic view of Bath

A steep walk up to the top and a bit muddy in places, but they view is fantastic. Definitely worth... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2019
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Believed to be the site of King Arthur's decisive victory, Battle of Mt. Badon, this high hill overlooks scenic Bath.
Solsbury Ln, Batheaston, Bath BA1 7JQ, England
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

Well worth the hard, muddy climb. At the time of our visit walking boots were essential as the ground was very wet and uneven. There are well-trodden paths but some of these were quite slippery due to loose gravel type stone. However upon reaching the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

A steep walk up to the top and a bit muddy in places, but they view is fantastic. Definitely worth the effort

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

En route to my second Christmas lunch I pulled up on the A4 to prepare myself for the last leg through Bristol. I felt inclined to stretch my legs so checked the OS Maps app and there, just half a mile or so away, was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OllietheWanderer
Reviewed December 17, 2018

From my kitchen window I see little Solisbury hill it is a beautiful view. We have had overseas visitors this year and have gone to the top with them to show the views of Bath they all loved it and enjoyed the climb.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gab0505
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

A short ramble from downtown Bath. Choose back ways that avoid London Road and enjoy a beautiful view back towards the city. Easy to cross back over the Avon on the way home and make a loop, stopping along the way for liquid refreshment to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 385timothyr
Reviewed June 2, 2018

On leaving Bath heading towards the M4 be sure to look across to the left to get one of the best views in Somerset, quintessential England.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AliReviews
Reviewed May 30, 2018

This is a straightforward uphill climb from either Bathampton or Batheaston and the views are fantastic. I defy anyone that climbs to the top not to have the Peter Gabriel song of the same name going round in your head!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GaryBSutton_Surrey
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a great walk with spectacular views when at the top. A strenuous walk to the top, a circuit of the top and down again - you’ll feel like you’ve had your daily exercise and it will have only taken about 1.5 hours or...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank annetteh437
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Famous small flat topped triangular shaped hill with great views. Road goes to the top but with no parking anywhere nearby only the fit walker can see them which is a pity.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed September 14, 2017

I think this hill is on the Bath City Skyline Walk route. Worth a look even if you're not taking the whole walk. Go over the bridge in town, up the hill, take a turning off to your right signposted Bath Skyline Walk. If you're...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank HCT1962
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