Walking Schedule

8 miles

Woods And Views From Trellech - 26/05/2019 9-00

Leisurely walk passing standing stones, through woods and up to hilltop viewpoint. Picnic lunch.

11 miles

In the Steps of the Rev. Witts – 3 Blockley - 02/06/2019 0900

Circular walk to Longborough, Sezincote and Bourton on the Hill. Hear about the Rev. Witts “excursion” to Blockley in 1836.  Picnic lunch.

8-10 miles

Hailes Abbey - 09/06/2019 0900

Walk to Hailes Abbey ( coffee stop at Hailes Fruit Farm). Proceed up stone path to  Cromwell’s Seat. Round Beckford Camp along Campden Lane to Salt Way, across fields to Sudley Castle and back to Winchcombe. Direction and mileage to be decided on the day by leader.

4.5 miles

They Don’t Come Much Easier - 12/06/2019 0930

A flat walk around Ashleworth with one gentle ascent (130ft) giving wide views.  Descend to Longridge lane and river Seven.  Lunch at Boat inn. (order at 9.45)

10 miles

Here we go Round … Croome Park! - 16/06/2019 0900

This moderate going circular walk outside the Croome Estate takes in Pirton  Castle, Panorama Tower and Dunstall Castle – known as The Eyecatchers of Croome Court. Picnic Lunch. Followed by tea at NT café if still open!     You do not have to be a NT member to enjoy this walk. ( Shorter walks possible )

7.5 miles

Memories - 23/06/2019 1130

Enjoy a virtual repeat of Colin’s last walk around Tewkesbury. Picnic lunch. Val has  kindly invited us all, including non walkers, to tea and cakes en route.

4 miles

Cheltenham Skyline - 26/06/2019 0930

Seven Springs, Cotswold Way and Cheltenham Skyline.  Pub lunch after walk. Meet leader at start of walk.

9 or 5 miles

Croft Castle - 30/06/2019 0900

Both walks start near carpark /cafe.  9m walk – To Hillside above river Lugg, Croft Ambery, Bircher Common, Fishpool Valley and back to carpark. Picnic lunch. 5m walk – Croft Ambery, Hillside above river Lugg, Fishpool Valley and back to  carpark. Picnic lunch.  ( Some shorter strolls also possible). Picnic or cafe for amblers or house vistors. Car park at Croft Castle.

9.5 miles

The Rissingtons - 07/07/2019 0900

A walk around the lovely Cotswold villages of Great Rissington, Wyck  Rissington and Little Rissington. Easy going with plenty of interest. Picnic Lunch.  Park considerately in Great Rissington main street, meet at the church entrance. Share cars if possible.

9 miles

A Birthday walk on Bredon Hill Take 2 - 14/07/2019 0900

A circular walk from Bredon to Bredon Hill, may not be to the top, the exact route  will depend on the weather and where the leader has decided to go. Then back to the leader’s house for tea or coffee and cake.   Picnic lunch.  Meet leader at start.

4 miles

Apperley Village Circle - 17/07/2019 0930

A clockwise circle around Apperley.   Pub lunch after walk.  Meet leader at start of  walk.

Club Day Out to Blenheim Palace - 21/07/2019 0830

You are free to visit the palace, park and gardens. Picnic lunch in park or eat in café/ restaurant.   Second pick up – Cheltenham Race Course at 08.45 The coach will leave Blenheim at 1730. See further details and booking form in newsletter

6 miles

A Walk To The Queen Elizabeth - 24/07/2019 1000

From Great Comberton to Old House Farm, Court Farm, Elmley Castle and back to  Great Comberton. Lunch at The Queen Elizabeth inn.  Order lunch at start of walk.

8.5 miles

A Wander West Side of the Malverns - 28/07/2019 0900

Walk along the lower slopes of the hills north then south to Mathon Court, Hoe  Farm and Evendine and back to start . Gradually uphill in places.   Picnic lunch. Cafe at end of walk. Meet leaders at start of walk.

11 miles

Red Kite Country - 04/08/2019 0900

Northleach, Cats Abbey Farm, Winterwell Barn, Coln St Denis, Calcot, Ablington  Downs, Crickley Barrow Farm, Northleach.  Picnic lunch.

9 miles

Bushley - 11/08/2019 0900

Walk Bushley, Forthampton, Buckbury, river Severn.Moderate walking. Picnic lunch.

6+ miles

Temple Guiting - 14/08/2019 0900

Walk to Ford – Cutsdean – Stumps Cross – Campden Lane – Pinnock Wood Farm –  Pinnock Wood. Beautiful walk. Lunch at Half Way House. Kineton . Need to know numbers to alert pub. Order meals on day.

9 miles

West Malvern - 18/08/2019 0900

Hilly walk going through West Malvern and Cradley . Lovely views . Picnic lunch. Meet leader at start.

Val’s coffee morning - 21/08/2019 1030 to 1200

At 25 Kings Gate, Newtown. In aid of ‘Research into Oesophageal Cancer’. Books, plants, cakes, jigsaws, raffle and tombola.    Donations welcome.

10 or 7 miles

Twice over the Windrush - 25/08/2019 0900

Sherborne, Windrush Mill, Great Rissington, Broadmoor Farm, Ragged Copse. Picnic lunch.

4 miles

East of Severn Springs - 28/08/2019 0930

Severn Springs, Upper Coberley, Wistley Hill and Cotswold Way.  Pub lunch after  walk.  Meet leader at start of walk.

10+ or 8 miles

Walking the Wessex White Horses 7. Cherhill Circular Walk - 01/09/2019 0900

Long walk – leave Cherhill along White Horse Trail towards Compton Bassett. Turn  south towards Calstone Wellington, turn up Ranscombe Bottom towards WHT, Cherhill White Horse and Monument. Then back to car park.  Shorter walk excludes Compton Bassett .  Picnic lunch for both.   Meal at 1800 at The Bayberry, Swindon, SN1 7AP.  See further details and booking form in newsletter.

5.5 miles

Hinchwick Valley - 04/09/2019 0930

A walk through some of the remotest and beautiful Cotswold Countryside. Through  woods in the Hinchwick valley crossing to adjoining valley and back to Hinchwick Hamlet. Picnic lunch with possible pub stop at end of walk.

8 miles

Walk In Sutton Park - 08/09/2019 0900

Leisurely  walk through woods, heathland and lakes. Good tracks. Slight inclines but no steep hills. This walk is historical with plenty of interesting features along the way.  Picnic lunch.

9 miles

Rendcomb Roundabout No.2 - 15/09/2019 0900

Rendcomb, Green Meadow Farm, MacMillan Way to Chedworth,         Pancake Hill,  Denfurlong, Rendcom Woods, (easy going walk)  Picnic lunch. Meet leader at start.

7.5 miles

Black Hill (bottom to top) - 18/09/2019 0930

St. Wulstan’s, North to Worcs golf club, long climb via Holy Well to Black Hill summit (100ft). Descend via ‘Staircase’ path to Nature Reserve.      Picnic lunch.

9 miles

Winchcombe, Hailes and Sudeley circular - 22/09/2019 0900

A moderate walk starting from Winchcombe passing the ruins of Hailes Abbey, via Farmcote then along lanes and tracks to Sudeley and return.   Picnic lunch.

9 miles

Bredon Hill - 29/09/2019 0900

Walking on lower levels of Bredon Hill as far as Elmley Castle, returning by a higher route, but not on the top.                                Meet the leaders at the start of walk.  Picnic lunch.