Ashton Court Country Park

Bristol, England

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About Ashton Court Country Park

Around 2 km (1.2 mi) from centre of Bristol, Ashton Court Country Park covers 850 acres of woodland and grassland with a Grade I listed mansion at its heart.

The grounds were originally landscaped by Humphrey Repton for the Smyth family, the original owners, and are Grade II* listed. A large portion of the estate is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest, notably for its populations of rare woodland beetles. Ashton Court Meadow is managed as a nature reserve and hosts many wild flowering plants. There is a woodland garden and natural play area with picnicking facilities.

The site also features a deer park and there are horse riding and mountain biking trails with bike hire available. A permanent orienteering course and a 4.8 km (3 mi) marked running route runs around the estate. The park is also known for its annual ballooning and kite festivals.

Wildlife Watching
Horse Riding
Mountain Biking
Bristol, England
Latitude: 51.444006, Longitude: -2.637647

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