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Barnsley Park from Bibury
Introduction to Walk 3635

Photo from the walk - Barnsley Park from Bibury

Region - Cotswolds

County/Area - Gloucestershire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Time - 6 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

A lengthy Cotswolds walk offering plenty of intrerest along the way. The walk starts from Bibury and crosses countryside typical of the area, visits several villages with attractive stone-built cottages and explores Barnbsley Park and the adjacent viilage. The route can be considered as offering a Cotwolds discovery tour in a day's walk. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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