Discover Clevedon Launches New Walking Trail: Explore Clevedon’s Coastal Churches

Discover Clevedon, the premier destination guide for exploring the charming seaside town of Clevedon, is thrilled to announce the launch of its newest walking trail: “Clevedon Coastal Churches.” This exciting addition to the Discover Clevedon website offers visitors and locals alike the opportunity to delve into Clevedon’s rich history and heritage while enjoying a scenic journey through its coastal landscape.

The Clevedon Coastal Churches walking trail takes participants on a captivating exploration of six historic churches scattered throughout Clevedon and its surrounding areas. From ancient ruins to Victorian marvels, each church holds a unique story waiting to be discovered.

“This walking trail is a wonderful way for visitors to immerse themselves in Clevedon’s history and culture,” said Tom Vaughan, Chair of Clevedon BID. “We’re excited to showcase the beauty and heritage of our coastal churches while providing a memorable experience for all who take part.”

The trail begins at St Mary’s Church in Walton St Mary, where walkers can explore the centuries-old churchyard and learn about the area’s medieval past. From there, participants will journey through picturesque lanes and wooded paths, stopping at notable landmarks such as the Roman Catholic Friary and St Peter’s Church.

“Our goal with this walking trail is to offer visitors a deeper understanding of Clevedon’s heritage and encourage them to explore beyond the town’s main attractions,” added Vaughan.

The Clevedon Coastal Churches walking trail is suitable for all ages and fitness levels, with options for shorter or longer routes depending on participants’ preferences. Detailed maps and descriptions are available on the Discover Clevedon website, making it easy for walkers to navigate their way through the trail.

In addition to showcasing Clevedon’s historic churches, the walking trail also highlights the town’s natural beauty, with stunning views of the coastline and opportunities to explore hidden gems along the way.

“We hope that this walking trail will inspire visitors to discover the hidden treasures of Clevedon and create lasting memories of their time in our town,” said Vaughan.

The launch of the Clevedon Coastal Churches walking trail further solidifies Discover Clevedon’s commitment to promoting tourism and heritage in Clevedon. Whether you’re a history enthusiast, nature lover, or simply looking for a leisurely stroll, this trail offers something for everyone. With many thanks to Jane Lilly, Will King, Tom Vaughan and Jo Sims for content and photos.

For more information and to start planning your walk, visit the Discover Clevedon Walks Guide and embark on a journey through Clevedon’s coastal churches today.