Cotswold Voluntary Wardens – Avon Valley District Guided Walks – In The Southern Cotswolds February 2023

23rd January 2023, 9:00am | By David |

TUESDAY 7TH FEBRUARY Start: 10.00.am Colerne Tuesday Tramp

Difficulty: MODERATE Duration: 3 HOURS Distance:  5 MILES Start point: FOX AND HOUNDS, COLERNE. OS REf. ST 818 711

A walk around the various footpaths of Colerne. Bring a mid-morning Munchie. Park at pub or adjacent Constitutional Club.  Not suitable for pushchairs.

Leaders: Robert Brain, Sid Gould, Peter Bird, Robert Herbert, David Wright.

THURSDAY 16TH FEBRUARY – Start: 10.00 am Views of two cities and two bridges

Difficulty: MODERATE Duration: 3.5 HOURS Distance: 6.5 MILES Start point:  SWINEFORD PICNIC SITE OFF THE A431 BATH ROAD, OS REF. ST 690 692 W3W: PERSON.FATS.GRAND

A walk to Kelston Roundhill, joining the Cotswold Way to Prospect Stile and return via Upton Cheyney.

Leaders:  Steve Holbrow and John Walker.

TUESDAY 21ST FEBRUARY – Start: 10:00 am Box Tramp

Difficulty: MODERATE Duration: 3 HOURS Distance: 5 MILES Start Point: BOX PARISH RECREATION GROUND CAR PARK. OS REF. ST 824 687

A walk around the footpaths of Box. Bring a drink and mid-morning snack. Parking on the Recreation Ground Car Park. Not suitable for pushchairs.

Leaders: Robert Brain, Sid Gould, Peter Bird, Robert Herbert, David Wright.

FRIDAY 24TH FEBRUARY – Start: 10:00 am Lansdown Gentle Walk

Difficulty: EASY Duration: 4 HOURS Distance: 5.5 MILES Start point: LANSDOWN PARK AND RIDE,

LANSDOWN, BATH BA1 9BJ. OS REF. ST 730 682

A short gentle walk over good footpaths with two hills; one goes down and one goes up. It will be walked at slow leisurely pace to Hanging Hill then skirting round Pipley Wood to Prospect Stile. Bring water and a snack. No stiles.

Leaders:  Gwyneth Littlejohn and Rob Morley.

TUESDAY 28TH FEBRUARY – Start: 1:00 pm Lansdown Gentle Walk

Difficulty: EASY Duration: 3 HOURS Distance: 4 MILES Start point: LANSDOWN PARK AND RIDE,

LANSDOWN, BATH BA1 9BJ. OS REF. ST 730 682

A short gentle walk over good footpaths with two hills; one goes down and one goes up. It will be walked at slow leisurely pace skirting round Pipley Wood to Prospect Stile. Bring water and a snack (lunch). A later start for people who want a lie in. No stiles.

Leaders:  Gwyneth Littlejohn and another.

Enjoy these spectacular walks without the logistical headaches
Cotswold Way North to South
 – The 102 miles of the Cotswold Way is divided into 10 sections of between 8 and 12 miles and is walked on the first Saturday of each month from May of every year.

Heart of the Cotswold WalkThe 99.7-mile route is divided into 10 sections of approximately 10 miles each and is walked on the third Saturday of each month from May to the following February.

The walks must be pre-booked and paid for in advance. The walks are very popular. For more information visit: https://www.cotswoldsaonb.org.uk/visiting-and-exploring/walking/multistage-guided-walks/

Warden leaders will take all reasonable care and precautions, but each walker is ultimately responsible for their own safety and for determining their capability to complete the chosen walk. Only assistance dogs are allowed on these walks. All walks by the Voluntary Wardens are FREE OF CHARGE however donations are welcome and help us to take care of the countryside.

Visit for full details:

http://www.cotswoldsaonb.org.uk/visiting-and-exploring/guided-walks

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