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LOCAL WALKS WITH THE COTSWOLDS VOLUNTARY WARDENS - August 2018

 

LOCAL WALKS WITH THE COTSWOLDS VOLUNTARY WARDENS - August 2018

Changing Tracks – Saturday 4th August - Moderate

As we wander through the sometimes remote rural Cotswold landscape, we consider why an east-west railway was deemed necessary in Victorian England. 5.5 hours: 10 miles.

Start:  9:30 am Cold Aston village near the pub. Park with consideration in the village.

OS Map ref SP 129 197.


Charity begins at Home – Saturday 11th August - Strenuous

A lengthy walk over downs, through valleys and woods with a focus on a latter-day philanthropist.

Start:  9:30 am Hawling outside Methodist church, or on gravel outside farm. OS Map ref SP 067 231.


The Warden’s Hill Climb – Wednesday 29th August - Moderate

A novel route following the Winchcombe Way down to Gotherington station, pass Prescott Hill Climb course and then back up to the Common. 3 hours: 6 miles.

Start:  10:00 am Cleeve Hill Quarry car park – turn off B4632 at the summit signposted to Golf Club, up narrow road over cattle grid, left and right into car park.

OS Map ref SO 989 272.


PLEASE use appropriate footwear as some walks may be steep and muddy in places.  EASY - Length may vary but terrain is mainly flat (level); MODERATE - includes some hills and rough ground. STRENUOUS – may be rough underfoot and ascents and descents may be steep. We welcome guide and hearing dogs - sorry, others not allowed.

Walks are free although we do invite donations to help fund our conservation and improvement work.

The Wardens run a full programme of guided walks throughout the Cotswolds.  For more information see www.escapetothecotswolds.org.uk or Tel: 01451 862000, also for any changes to arrangements such as due to extreme weather.

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