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Lambourn Valley from Great Shefford
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Photo from the walk - Lambourn Valley from Great Shefford

Region - North Wessex Downs

County/Area - Berkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

A Berkshire walk from Great Shefford exploring the Lambourn Valley and the typical English countrside in the area. The route offers two opportunities to shorten the distance. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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