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Hailes, Beckbury & Sudeley from Winchcombe
Introduction to Walk 3064

Photo from the walk - Hailes, Beckbury & Sudeley from Winchcombe

Region - Cotswolds

County/Area - Gloucestershire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1125 feet / 341 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

The Cotswold village of Winchcombe offers an attractive start to this Gloucestershire walk. The route continues to Hailes Abbey, includes a section on the hills before returning pat Sudeley Castle. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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