St Anne’s Wood History And Tree Trail

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2:00 pm Sun 7 May 2023
4:30 pm Sun 7 May 2023

Walking in the Footsteps of Pilgrims 1

Anne’s Wood has a long and fascinating history! It is a remnant of the ancient Forest of Kingswood, a royal hunting forest, designated as such in Saxon times.

This woodland walk will follow the Pilgrim’s Way along the meandering Brislington Brook. In medieval times, pilgrims used the path to access the medieval shrines of the Chapel of St-Anne-in-the-Wood and the Holy Well, on their way to St Augustine’s Abbey in Keynsham. We will identify the site of the Chapel and discuss the significance of the Holy Well for modern day druids.

We will then explore the remaining features of the former Victorian pleasure gardens, identifying and describing the most spectacular trees along the way.

This is a must for anyone who shares my love of trees, placed within their historical context.

Starting Point

St. Anne’s Park, entrance opposite Co-op, St Anne’s Road, BS4 4BD

Booking Phone
07837 563718
Booking Email
1 mile
£10 per person
Event facilities

Accessible by public transport, Booking essential, Buggy friendly, Dogs on leads welcome, Family friendly, Frequent rest stops, Visually impaired friendly.

Booking Required
Walk Grade
Fairly easy

Walk organiser

Fri 17 March 2023
Last Updated
Fri 17 March 2023