How to get there: The Tourist Information Centre is in the Abbey Churchyard.
Grid Reference: ST 750 646
Nearest Postcode: BA1 1LN
Parking: Park at any of the city centre car parks.
Map with thanks to Ordnance Survey.
1 From the Tourist Information Centre, turn left then an immediate left into York Street. At the end of York Street, turn left, then take a right over two crossings. Take a left to head along Grand Parade, then right to cross over Pulteney Bridge. Contine on to the end of the street, then cross the main road to head into Sydney Place.
2 Head through Sydney Gardens and cross the railway bridge. Just before the next bridge, turn right then go onto the canal towpath and turn right. Take the towpath through the tunnel, then cross the canal and continue on the towpath. Head up a ramp and cross over Bathwick Hill road. Turn right to head over a bridge, then take a left down the steps to continue along the towpath.
3 When you reach lock 13, cross the canal footbridge and go up the incline to Sydney Buildings. Cross the road, go up the steps, then continue on the path and reach the viewpoint. Past the end of the field, turn right then make your way back, following the map, to the point where you left the canal towpath.
4 Head down some steps and reach North Parade Road, which you should follow back down to reach the start point of the walk.