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The source of the River Thames from Sapperton
Introduction to Walk 2674

Photo from the walk - The source of the River Thames from Sapperton

Region - Cotswolds

County/Area - Gloucestershire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 11.3 miles / 18.4 km

Ascent - 850 feet / 258 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Cotswolds walk that is full of interest starting from the village of Sapperton and using sections of six long distance paths to complete the route. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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