Bristol Schemes of Sylvia Crowe, Tues 21 June 2016

Cumberland basinPaul Townsend's picture of 1960's view of children's play area, designed by the late Sylvia Crowe.Led by Wendy Tippett, this walk covers landscape associated with the Cumberland Basin Bridges and Ashton Gate Junction road scheme. Starting from Hotwells and exploring the Cumberland Piazza before crossing over the Cumberland Lock to the Look Out on Spike Island, then up and over the Avon Bridge, down into Ashton Meadows, across Greville Smyth Park and down to Blackmoors Lane neighbourhood park – finishing back at the Rose of Denmark. It will be rush hour, with busy noisy traffic. Be prepared for lots of concrete, spiral staircases and care when walking on the pavement alongside the road. Meet outside the Rose of Denmark pub in Hotwells. Duration: 2 – 2½ hours. Booking required. To book a place, phone Nic Billane 07791 603 322, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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