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This scenic river runs through the center of Bath and offers pleasant walking trails along its banks and boat tours.
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All reviews boat trip city centre pulteney bridge sunny day lovely walk both sides boats moored pleasure craft great view cafes and bars avon bath river bristol plenty trips walks
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

Walked the stretch of the Avon from the Clifton suspension bridge round to the Bristol quay side. Lots of activity on the river, pleasure craft, paddleboarding, canoeing. Lovely scenery up to the suspension bridge. Lots of wild life seen. Nice views of the famous coloured...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Yoakley123gardener
Reviewed August 4, 2019

We walked along the stretch in bath from behind Morrison's to Grosvenor Bridge. While I was pleasantly surprised to see people having jolly japes doing a bit of boating and punting, I was thoroughly disgusted at the amount of animal and even human waste on...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Spekka
Reviewed December 26, 2018

We walked some distance along the river during our short visit to Bath. One of the places was around Pulteney Bridge. A really wonderful spot. The views are beautiful and in some parts quite calm and quiet.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Of course, there are some less attractive parts, but there is work being done to develop riverside walks, often on both sides in the same location, and this really shows off the best of the river.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed November 17, 2018

I walked the tow path from the railway station up to the weir just downstream from Pulteney Bridge, and there was a lot to see in such a short distance, from the entry point to the canal, the railway bridge, and several impressive road bridges

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We used the river for starting and finishing our cycling trips,it also provides a nice walk into the city with good pedestrian access.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Took a relaxing boat trip along the Avon. £9 for the hour. Tranquil and pretty with just enough commentary.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank anneos18
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We went on a boat ride along the river, to a little pub, then it picks u up again on the way back, it is reasonably priced.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jayne p
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Wherever you look on the river there is some form of history, from the dockside buildings, to the old cranes and rolling stock, it is quite a good walk, but there are plenty of cafes and bars to keep you going,

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank charlesg260952
Reviewed October 18, 2018

A great and refreshing City walk along a great and interesting river, taking in some splendid views and landmarks.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Yes there is a place near the pub,
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