Walking is a great way to enjoy Bristol. It is also the most accessible and cost-effective way to travel.

Walking routes

The Travel West website provides information on Bristol walking routes.

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Public Rights of Way and the Joint Rights of Way Improvement Plan (ROWIP)

Our Public Rights of Way (PROW) page provides information about Bristol PROWs and their maintenance and how to report a problem.

The joint ROWIP is an annexe to the Joint Local Transport Plan 3 and contains a 'Statement of Action' for delivering improvements to the network of PROWs within Bristol City Council, Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire Councils areas.

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Walking for Health

Walking for Health provides information on led walks around the city, measured out walking routes and volunteering to become a walk leader.

Report a fault

Road Maintenance provides links where you can report a fault or problem with a road or pavement.

Walking Strategy

Walking Strategy for Bristol (pdf, 5.1 MB) (opens new window)  has been developed in partnership with schools, voluntary organisations, employers in the city and others. This is a 10-year plan which aims to make walking in Bristol easier, safer and more pleasant for everyone.