Bristol-Bath Railway Walk

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Feb 2016
5:26pm, 3 Feb 2016
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ChrisHB
4 hrs and 3 mins.
Feb 2016
5:27pm, 3 Feb 2016
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McGoohan
*looking forward to the resulting blog*
Feb 2016
5:48pm, 3 Feb 2016
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LazyDaisy
Bristol to Bath? That's practically on my doorstep (well, it's a lot closer than the TBC, anyway) so I'd be up for another group outing.

*also looks forward to Chris' blog*
Feb 2016
6:14pm, 3 Feb 2016
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Columba
I'll keep an eye on this. I have a son and a daughter living in Bristol, which gives me somewhere to stay the night. But - oh! - 13 miles is absolutely the extreme end of what I can do. Unless I can walk bits.
Feb 2016
6:39pm, 3 Feb 2016
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Silent Runner
I used to run and cycle along the railway path, and it was almost exactly 13 miles - but they've altered the route since then. I think the new route was longer, so maybe the 13 mile figure you saw hasn't been updated?
Feb 2016
6:51pm, 3 Feb 2016
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ChrisHB
I'm going to tackle it. I'll get a bus for the last bit if time begins to run out.
Feb 2016
6:52pm, 3 Feb 2016
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McGoohan
OK - I have cycled it years ago and remembered it as longer than that. It is over 2 miles from Bath station to the proper railway path start. I have measured what I think is the route in bike hike and it has come out, station to station as 15 miles.
Feb 2016
6:54pm, 3 Feb 2016
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McGoohan
I've loaded it from BikeHike to Fetch if you want a peruse.
http://www.fetcheveryone.com/route-1753497
Feb 2016
7:04pm, 3 Feb 2016
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ChrisHB
Thank you very much. I have also measured it as best I can on Google Earth and it comes out at 15 station to station. So with 10 mins wasted at the beginning, I have to do less than 16 miles in less than four hours. Fingers crossed!

Or else my bus pass will come into play.
Feb 2016
7:07pm, 3 Feb 2016
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Dochart
I commute along a bit of this every day. Hope you have a great day!

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