Getting There

Cycle Links

Sustrans Route 3 signLogoTwo national routes of the National Cycle Network use the Railway Path. Route 4, connecting South Wales with Reading and the south-east, uses the whole length of the Path. Route 3 takes in part of the the Path to Saltford before joining the Avon Cycleway. More info from Sustrans (0117 926 8893) the UK's sustainable transport charity behind the award-winning National Cycle Network, Safe Routes to Schools,
TravelSmart and many other projects creating a pleasant environment for walking and cycling.
See the Travelwest website for details of connecting paths and trails and other cycle routes in the area.Bike - Linda Clark

Cycle Hire

Bristol: Blackboy Hill Cycles: (0117) 973 1420
Warmley: Webbs Custom Cycle Hire (0117) 932 5763
Bath: Nextbike Bath

Railway Links

  • Temple Meads Station is connected to the Railway Path via a bridge from the station onto Avon Street
  • Lawrence Hill Station is close to the Path near the Bristol end
  • Oldfield Park Station is near to the west Bath Riverside Path that links the Railway Path with Bath city centre. Bath Spa Sation is not far from the end of the Riverside Path
  • Keynsham Railway Station links to the Railway Path via a cycle path alongside the A4175 and a short section of main road (A431) to Bitton Station.


Buses stop near to the Path in both Bath and Bristol. For info visit Traveline

Horse Riding

The branch from Mangotsfield Station has a 1.1 km section from Shortwood to Coxgrove Hill which is the only section of the Path open to horse riders. This forms part of a circular ride in the Shortwood area and links with the Round Avon Horse Riding Route. More info: South Gloucestershire Council: (01454) 863646

Access Points

Walker - Linda ClarkIf you have any questions, would like to get involved, want a Path leaflet or Path Access Guide please call: (0117) 922 4325. Leaflets are also available from libraries and council offices. Copies are also available in audio tape, braille and disk.

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