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What a view!

On leaving Bath heading towards the M4 be sure to look across to the left to get one of the best... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Winchester, United Kingdom
Great views and not too far

This is a straightforward uphill climb from either Bathampton or Batheaston and the views are... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Sutton, Surrey
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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 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.

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!

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

Thank Annette H
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.

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

Thank Henry T
Reviewed August 9, 2017

fab walk with great views through 360 degrees....worth checking the route ,don't forget your phone/ camera.

Thank steve w
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Need to get out of the city. This is one of several places to do it. The views are great, especially around sunset and the walk is refreshing.

Thank Conrad1903
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Walked up on a dull day, with virtually no one else around. Saw three pairs of skylarks. Met an informed walker who pointed out what we could see in the amazing vista, including the distant White Horse, as well as the city of Bath and...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Made famous by Peter Gabriel, this is definitely a must see attraction. Lovely little walk, not too difficult and great for families or dogs (look out for cattle at certain times of year). Different routes available to get here. The views are great and the...More

Thank plm24
Reviewed March 18, 2017

It can be a little tricky to drive and park to this place but it is a great stroll around. There are public footpaths that join up to this hill though. get out the OS Map.

Thank pauliem1
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