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Cleeve Common & Belas Knap from Winchcombe
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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

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

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. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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