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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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.
Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.
Walking in the Cotswolds
Guidebook 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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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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