24 COUNTRY WALKS + 24 MORE COUNTRY WALKS
Bristol lies close to some outstanding countryside.
In Beyond Bristol: 24 Country Walks (2017) and Beyond Bristol 2: 24 More Country Walks (2019), Robin Tetlow is your guide to 48 of the best walks within an hour of Bristol city centre. Condensed from 30 years’ exploring, these books are your key to the area's finest walks.
24 circular walks through the highest quality landscapes
6 to 11 miles long
Each within 30 miles radius of Bristol, many much nearer
Easy-to-follow route descriptions
OS map extracts with route clearly marked
Some of the acclaim received for the first volume:
"Bristolians with itchy feet! - Robin Tetlow's excellent Beyond Bristol - 24 Country Walks should sort you out."
(Christopher Somerville, walking correspondent of The Times and nationally renowned travel writer, on Twitter)
"This book is excellent - the walks are of a good length and very well described." (DS)
"It has walks suitable for everyone. Excellent, especially if you are not familiar with the area and enjoy trying new and interesting walks." (L, eBay)
"We have enjoyed every walk made even more sociable by a fab choice of pubs. Your instructions are spot on ..." (JH)
"Really well-written directions - surprisingly rare in walking guide books ... What a great book!" (M, Amazon)
"Brilliant walks with great maps." (E, Amazon)
"Well-written, good walks, good maps and attractive photos."
"What a joy it has been to be able to go off on these walks. You have truly gifted me...." (HC)
"I keep recommending it to people. " (OllyPJ, Instagram)
Thursday 19th September 2019, 18.00.
Beyond Bristol 2: 24 More Country Walks - official book launch at Waterstones, Bristol - Clifton branch.
Wednesday 6th November 2019, 12.30 onwards.
BBC Radio Bristol, Steve Yabsley lunchtime show -
Robin Tetlow interviewed as Steve's main guest - talking about Beyond Bristol 2 and more for about 20 minutes.
PODCAST AVAILABLE - LISTEN 33 MINUTES IN.
Each volume of Beyond Bristol retails at £15.00 and is available at a wide range of shops in and around Bristol including:
Stanfords; Waterstones - the Galleries, Clifton, Cribbs Causeway, Bath and other local branches; Storysmith; Iota; Inca;
Romantica - Bishopston, Horfield and Henleaze; Taunton Leisure; Max Minerva's; the M Shed; Bristol Museum; Pod;
Bristol Museum; the National Trust - Dyrham Park and Tyntesfield; Foyles; Bristol Tourist Information; the SS Great Britain;
the Riverside Garden Centre; Topping and Company - Bath; Chepstow Books - Chepstow; Books on the Hill - Clevedon
Each volume is available directly from the publishers Redcliffe Press Ltd of Bristol with free p+p -
Beyond Bristol is available via Amazon:
You can also buy directly from the author with free p+p. Call 0117 942 8788 or email email@example.com.
Redcliffe Press Ltd.
Volume 1. First published April 2017. First reprint October 2017. Second reprint June 2018.
Volume 2. First published September 2019.
Backwell and Barrow Court
The route skirts Flax Bourton before climbing past the mainly 16th-century Barrow Court. Beyond here the views open up of the rolling countryside to the north and the city of Bristol over to the east. You skirt a variety of deciduous and coniferous woodland. You then follow an ancient track, Tinker’s Lane, which emerges at Oatfield where there are views across to Bristol Airport...