Stroll along a portion of the Bath Skyline walk with Mr B’s Sam Drew, appreciating the wonderful variety of landscapes on offer. At the same time chatting about Anna Pavord’s marvellous book Landskipping, in which she ponders the different ways landscapes have been managed and appreciated from the eighteenth century to the present.

Start Date Saturday 23rd September 2017
Start Time 14:00
Duration 2 hours
Distance 4 miles/6.5km
Places Available 20
Meeting Point Sydney Gardens, behind Holburne Museum


Start / Finish

Rear entrance gate to Holburne Museum, Sydney Gardens.
Public transport: 15 minutes walk from Bath Spa Station/Bath bus station; U1 or no. 12 bus.


Some steps and uneven path through forest; fairly steep incline up to Sham Castle; occasional stiles.
Parts are fairly challenging with quite a lot of uphill, particularly at the beginning.


Includes unique ‘book group’ element; regular stops for rests and book discussion. Dogs welcome. Unsuitable for buggies/wheelchair users.


Sturdy footwear


Public toilets at Sydney Gardens; toilets and refreshments available at Holburne Museum Café.


Sam Drew, Mr B's Emporium

Meeting Point

Sydney Gardens, behind Holburne Museum