Kingsweston Road (Henbury / Lawrence Weston) to Senate House

Route 1: From Blaise Estate car park gates on Kingsweston Road (Approx 7 miles)

  1. Take paved path from car park and follow down to the bridge.
  2. Bear left uphill after bridge to reach exit on Henbury Hill.
  3. Right and second left into Northover Road .
  4. Left on Falcondale Road and first right into Charlton Road.
  5. Right on Concorde Road, bearing right to reach T at Greystoke Ave.
  6. Turn left and right at mini roundabout on Doncaster Road.
  7. Ahead, into dip then turn right (no entry for cars) into Lake Road.
  8. Just past swimming club turn left into Glenwood Road.
  9. At dual carriageway turn left for a few yards to roundabout. Go all the way round and immediately left into Hill View (Option is to cross using two pedestrian crossings).
  10. Follow to stop sign and ahead on Park Grove.
  11. At T turn right on Howard Road.
  12. At T turn right (Linden Road) and immediately left into St. Albans Road.
  13. In a few yards right into alley between garage and house.
  14. At far end left and then right into Berkeley Road.
  15. At T turn left into Etloe Road / Bayswater Avenue.
  16. At junction with Coldharbour Road, ahead into Cossins Road.
  17. Just before Metford Rd turn right into Redland Park.
  18. Follow paved cycle path to Redland Green Rd where turn right.
  19. Turn left on Redland Road and right on Luccombe Hill.
  20. At T turn right and first left - Napier road.
  21. At T turn left and first right, Clyde Park .
  22. At T turn left, Woodfield Road, to Hampton Road.
  23. Turn left on Hampton Road and take first right after the garage, Warwick Road.
  24. Turn right into Abbotsford Road to T junction.
  25. Turn left on Cotham Hill and then third right into Woodland Road.
  26. Continue straight ahead to enter the UoB precinct.

From Blaise Estate car park gates on Kingsweston Road (Approx 5.5 miles, but on a slightly busier route).

  1. Take paved path from car park and follow down to the bridge.
  2. Turn right after bridge to reach exit on The Dingle.
  3. Turn left and uphill to T junction.
  4. Turn right and immediately left into Coombe Lane (past UOB sports ground).
  5. At junction bear left on Parry's Lane [cycle lane] past halls.
  6. Near the top use cycle turn junction to fork right toward the Downs.
  7. At junction turn right along the side of the Downs to traffic lights.
  8. Just before lights turn left on to cycle path along side of Stoke Road.
  9. Bear right past the Water Tower and take second exit on roundabout past BUPA hospital.
  10. Turn first right down narrow lane to T junction, then right and sharp left (Elm lane).
  11. Follow to bottom and straight across staggered cross roads into Hampton Road.
  12. Take first right after the garage, Warwick Road.
  13. Turn right into Abbotsford Road to T junction.
  14. Turn left on Cotham Hill and then third right into Woodland Road.
  15. Continue straight ahead to enter the UoB precinct.

Contributed by Shirley Hume, shirley.hume@bristol.ac.uk.