Distance: 7.5 miles (12km)
Ascent: 335 metres
Start/finish: Bradford-on-Avon Station, BA15 1EF
Join the path at the western end of the car park and turn L under the bridge. Turn R onto the towpath to the R of the tithe barn along to Avoncliff. Go under the aqueduct and continue west along the river to the road at Freshford (2.4 miles/3.9km). Turn R across the bridge then L into the field, stay R uphill then L downhill to the road. Turn R then L at Dunkirk Mill. Take the footpath uphill through woodland to the A36 (3.4 miles/5.5km). Turn L into the parking area, join the footpath and trend R through Friary Wood then continue east to the road at Iford (4.7 miles/7.6km). Turn L across the bridge then R past the house and uphill, L at the top and along the road for ¼ mile to a bridleway on your R. Follow this to Westwood. Turn R then L onto a footpath, and stay R to reach the outbound route at Avoncliff. Turn R and return to the start detouring through Barton Farm Country Park for a change.
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