TUESDAY WALKS 10.00 start
Details of all walks to be finalised via email 7 days before due date
Tuesday 21st June Starting 10am
Middle Tysoe -Shennington-Epwell circular 8miles Moderate
Start point: Middle Tysoe Main Street. What3Words poses.cape.fade.
Travel time: 50 minutes approx, via Bidford and Stratford.
Parking: in Middle Tysoe Main Street roadside, by Peacock Inn and post office.
A south Warwickshire circuit walk, passing through pretty villages and rolling farmland. 2-3 moderate climbs, 5 stiles, farm tracks, field paths and quiet lanes.
Be aware that this is also residents’ parking for shop and school, so please share cars.
Quite overgrown in places, long trousers recommended.
Leader Mary Tyson
Walk Tuesday June 28th
Cleeve Common – Belas Knap – Winchcombe (9 miles Moderate)
Start: Cleeve Common car park. GL52 3PW, SO 989/271 – 10:00am start
3 miles west of Winchcombe turn left off the B4632 at the top of the hill where the road becomes a dual carriageway. Signposted – Cleeve Hill Golf Club. Drive up the narrow lane (ignore the golf club car park on the right). At the top of the lane cross a cattle grid and turn left onto a rough track into the Old Quarry car park.
Please car share where possible.
Morning: A steady climb across the common to the trig point and topograph. We then continue along the Cotswold Way to the Belas Knap Long Barrow dating back to 3000BC. Continue along the Cotswold Way to Winchcome. Distance 6 miles .
Lunch: We finish the morning walk at the playing fields at the bottom of Mill Lane where there are some picnic tables.
Afternoon: The walk will commence from the playing fields picnic area and follow the Isbourne Way along the River Isbourne. We then climb up towards Cleeve Common and return back to the cars. Distance 3 miles. There is a new outdoor kiosk at the Golf Club where we can drinks, cakes and ice creams at the end of the walk.
Please note there are no public toilets in the Golf Club. There are toilets (20p) at the Winchcombe, Back Lane, Pay and Display car park, postcode GL54 5PZ and SP 023/284 if you wish to stop off there before meeting us at the Golf Club.
Leader Davina White