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Walkers, cyclists, horse riders and disabled people using mobility scooters can follow the signs all the way into the centre of the village of Bishopstone.
Bishopstone is a pretty village with thatched cottages, pond and popular pub lying only 1 mile / 1.6km from The Ridgeway National Trail. Enroute to the village, enjoy striking views of a dry valley and strip lynchets (ancient cultivation terraces on the sloped valley sides). There is a route for pedestrians following a footpath and another route for all users following a bridleway. Accessibility information is provided below for disabled people and families with pushchairs.
Take a copy of the map and other information with you on the Trail - download pdf below.
Visit Bishopstone for:
Eating and drinking
Travelling by public transport
(Not available in Bishopstone: Shop, Train Station, Water Tap, Car Park, Visitor Attractions).
The footpath and bridleway routes were surveyed in 2017 to assess accessibility. The footpath route is stile-free but involves several small kissing gates and, in the village, a short flight of steps. The bridleway route was considered accessible to disabled people using large mobility scooters but please check details provided with thanks to Disabled Ramblers charity: http://my.viewranger.com/route/details/MTU4MjM1OA%3D%3D
Bishopstone is one of numerous settlements along The Ridgeway welcoming visitors. Use the interactive map on our website to locate link routes for other towns/villages offering museums, cafes, pubs and more. We hope you enjoy what the local area has to offer and appreciate your support for the local economy.