Malago Greenway Loop

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Approx. Time:

1 - 2 hours


3.5 miles

Follow the route of the Malago River out of the city to what was once the main site of a major local industry.

  • Queen Square
  • The old gateway was once the entrance to Bristol Gaol, hence the name of Gaol Ferry Bridge which you will shortly cross.
  • The open space at the end of Church Lane was once the site of St John’s, the parish church of Bedminster. It was partially destroyed in the 1941 blitz and pulled down completely in the 1960s.
  • This is the frst time that the Malago appears in view. From the New Cut it has been built over.
  • Crox Bottom runs along the side of Imperial Park. The industrial looking fats were once the offces for Wills Tobacco. The site of the retail park was once home to the factory, which was demolished in 1990.

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