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|The Upton Inn and Upton Cheyney|
|Author: HallandWoodhouse, Published: 07 Apr 2013||Walk rating : Rating:|
|A 3 mile circular pub walk from The Upton Inn in Upton Cheyney, near Bitton in Somerset. An interesting, undulating walk from the delightful village of Upton Cheyney across the hills above Bath and Bristol. Good views and variety of wildlife to enjoy. |
The walk has several slopes throughout and follows mainly woodland and field paths which can get very muddy after wet weather. You are likely to be sharing the fields with both sheep and cattle (so take care with dogs) and you'll probably also have chance to meet alpacas and donkeys in the fields adjoining the paths. There are several kissing gates on route plus six stiles. The Upton Inn serves a great selection of food and drink and dogs are also welcome in the bar area. Approximate time 70-90 minutes.
The walk starts and finishes at The Upton Inn on Brewery Hill in Upton Cheyney. Upton Cheyney is a tiny village south east of Bristol close to the larger village of Bitton. Approximate post code BS30 6LY.
|Start to Kissing Gate|
Start point: 51.4267 lat, -2.4444 long
With your back to the pub, turn left and follow lane. After 100 yards, pass phone box and turn right 20 yards on into North Stoke Lane. 90 yards ahead, lane heads sharply downhill through wooded cutting.
|Kissing Gate to Stream|
Start point: 51.4258 lat, -2.4402 long
Follow grass path downhill between fences with glorious views to the right. Cross stile and follow arrow marker at 1 o’clock across field. 90 yards ahead, pass through wood gate.
|Stream to Stone Based Plaque|
Start point: 51.4235 lat, -2.4351 long
Cross another stile (no footboard) and continue ahead into field (may be soft underfoot). Bear right and follow right edge gently uphill for 140 yards. At the top, bear right on to narrow path through trees into next field. Walk ahead for 40 yards then follow path steadily uphill through field for 100 yards.
|Stone Based Plaque to End|
Start point: 51.4215 lat, -2.446 long
Bear left past stone based plaque and cross green. 40 yards ahead, pass through metal kissing gate in hedge. Bear right and head uphill along right edge of field for 200 yards. In field corner, pass through metal kissing gate and cross plank bridge.
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A lovely walk with a fantastic pub. Good food and welcoming hosts.
|By kellyhi on 08 Jan 2014|
Most, if not all, stiles are now gates but the paths are still steep and liable to be slippy after wet weather. Nice walk and good pub food and ale.
|By dave44 on 22 Sep 2016|
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