LOCAL WALKS WITH THE
COTSWOLDS VOLUNTARY WARDENS
Wool, Stone and the Great Fire of London – Thursday 2nd November – Moderate
The walk starts from the ancient wool town of Northleach with its many 15th and 16th century buildings. We cross rolling farmland, lakes and streams to the tiny village of Farmington famed for its local stone. Lunch is available at the end of the walk at pubs and cafes.
3 hours: 5 miles.
Start: 10:00 am Northleach Market Square. OS Map ref SP 113 146.
Celebrating Cotswold Women: Katherine Adams, Arts & Crafts Bookbinder –
Thursday 9th November – Moderate
This walk, which takes interesting and less used paths up and back from the Broadway Tower, starts off by passing The Bindery, the studio of Katherine Adams, half-way up the High Street. She was an arts and crafts bookbinder and very celebrated in her time. We will learn more on the walk.
3 hours: 6 miles.
Start: 10:00 am Broadway Green. OS Map ref SP 095 375.
Women on Bredon Hill – Saturday 11th November – Moderate
An autumn walk on Bredon Hill considering the lives of women of international renown who were associated with the Hill. Pub lunch available at Ashton under Hill.
6.5 hours: 11 miles.
Start: 9:30 am Outside Roman Catholic church in Kemerton. To the north of the B road through Conderton and Overbury, first right turn on entry to Kemerton. Church is immediately on left.
OS Map SO 949 373.
A Cat, a Fox and a Pig – Saturday 28th October – Moderate
A circular walk taking in Hidcote Bartrim and the Foxcote estate. A long, steady uphill stretch at the beginning and a short but steep climb about halfway. Please bring a packed lunch.
5.5 hours: 10 miles.
Start: 10:00 am Mickleton Church, park considerately. OS Map ref SP 162 435
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.