Cleeve Common & Belas Knap from Winchcombe

Introduction to Walk 3065

Photo from the walk - Cleeve Common & Belas Knap from Winchcombe

Region - Cotswolds

County/Area - Gloucestershire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Grade - moderate

This enjoyable walk through the Cotswolds countryside starts from the historic town of Winchcombe. Reaching higher ground the route crosses Cleeve Common before following the Cotswold Way to Belas Knap. From this neolithic burial site the walk returns to Winchcombe. 

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Recommended Reading

Walking in the Cotswolds

Walking in the CotswoldsGuidebook describing 30 circular walks in the Cotswolds AONB of southern England. The graded routes are 4-12 miles long, visiting hill forts, long barrows and stone circles, picturesque villages and parts of the Cotswold Way National Trail as circular walks. Includes information about history, geology and wildlife encountered along the routes.
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Further Information

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Cotswolds

The Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) covers about 800 square miles in six counties of England. It is mostly farmland, both cultivated and pasture, with some areas of woodland and open upland. Bearing this in mind staying on signed rights of way is important so as to maintain the important balance between landowner and visitor. More Information

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