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Walks with Cirencester ramblers (GR01) Cirencester ramblers

If you’re not yet a member you’re welcome to try a few walks with us for free.
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Midweek Walks

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.5 mile leisurely walk.


From North Cerney we follow permissive paths to the Monarch’s Way and then onto Green Meadow Farm. We return via Rendcombe and the River Churn.  A few short steep inclines.  The option of a drink afterwards in the Bathurst Arms. (One refreshment stop)

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.0 mile easy walk.

We walk in the Swinbrook and Astall area through fields to Widford, then back along the other side of the river, along quiet lanes. (1 refreshment stop and the chance of a pub lunch/drink at the end)

Join the Cirencester group for a 3.5 mile leisurely walk.

An evening walk from the pretty village of Bishopstone.  We walk through the village then climb up the Coombe to the Ridgeway before returning in time for a welcome drink. (One refreshment stop)

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.0 mile leisurely walk.


A walk in the Eastleach and Southrop area and an opportunity for a drink in the village pub at the end.  (One refreshment stop)

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.0 mile leisurely walk.

Walking on quiet country lanes and footpaths from Prestbury to the edge of Queens Wood and then to Southam, with views of Cleeve Hill, The Racecourse and the distant Malvern Hills.  First part of the walk has some gentle inclines and five stiles. Second part of the walk is level and the last mile is in historic Prestbury where it is said that more than two dozen spirits haunt the streets.  An option of a pub lunch at the end. (One refreshment stop)

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.0 mile leisurely walk.


From the Old Station car park to Cowbridge Hill. Back towards Malmesbury to Burton Hill.  Along footpaths to Daniel’s Well with fine views of the Abbey.  Some steep steps back to the High Street, past the Abbey back to the cars. (One refreshment stop) Pubs in High Street for a drink after.

Join the Cirencester group for a 8.0 mile moderate walk.


We walk via the Ridgeway to Waylands Smithy, Uffington Castle and the White Horse before dropping down to Woolstone and Compton Beauchamp and then it is a steady climb back to the Ridgeway. (Two refreshment stops)

Join the Cirencester group for a 5.0 mile easy walk.

An evening walk from Ampney Crucis. We visit Ampney St Mary and Ampney St Peter before returning through Driffield and Harnhill. Drink in the Crown of Crucis after the walk. (One refreshment stop)

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.0 mile leisurely walk.

From Tetbury the walk heads out through the Estcourt Estate to the Shipton Moyne road circling back past Doughton Manor and across to Longfurlong Lane, arriving back in Tetbury for an optional lunch at one of the local cafes or hostelries.  (one refreshment stop)

Join the Cirencester group for a 6.0 mile leisurely walk.


From the hotel we walk down to the harbour area and then through an attractive suburb of Torquay to Kent’s Cavern for a coffee stop in their café.  We descend to Meadfoot Beach and follow the SW Coast Path, with excellent coastal views along the way, back to Torquay Harbour in time for lunch and the afternoon cream tea at the hotel. 

Weekend Walks

Join the Cirencester group for a 6.0 mile moderate walk.

Includes some long, steep climbs and descents.  This walk follows the Cotswold Way from Alderley along lesser used paths through a lovely part of the Cotswolds. A track leads up a beautiful valley to the hilltop village of Tresham then drops down the hillside to Ozleworth Bottom with excellent views before returning to Alderley via Wortley.  (2 refreshment stops)

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.5 mile easy walk.

From the Highfield Estate in Tetbury we walk on paths tracks and lanes in the Tetbury area before wending our way back to the start for the Strawberry Tea hosted by Jane Bell.

Join the Cirencester group for a 6.0 mile moderate walk.

A gentle walk along the canal before taking the steep lane up passing Nether Lypiatt Manor. We then climb Bussage Hill before descending on lanes back to the start. (One refreshment stop)

Join the Cirencester group for a 6.5 mile moderate walk.

From the Green Dragon Cockleford we go to Cowley and Coberley then onto Stockwell Farm and Highgate House before returning through woods. (One refreshment stop)

Join the Cirencester group for a 6.5 mile leisurely walk.

From the NT car park (remember your NT card for free parking) at Lacock we walk through the village to Reybridge and alongside the River Avon. Then making our way to Bewley Common, Bowden Park & Nocketts Hill before descending to the Avon and a disused canal.  Returning to Lacock via Reybridge. Opportunity to look around the NT village of Lacock after the walk for those interested. Some awkward stiles. (Two refreshment stops)

Join the Cirencester group for a 6.0 mile moderate walk.

We walk on the Northern edge of the Marlborough Downs, mainly on good tracks, including a section of the Ridgeway and a short road section. We pass through the Iron Age hillfort of Barbury Castle and the interesting hamlet of Draycot Foliat. Clear weather will provide extensive views over the Cotswolds and to the Severn. Total height climbed is approximately 400 feet.  (One refreshment stop).

Join the Cirencester group for a 7.5 mile moderate walk.

Arlingham & Overton - fairly level walking with fine views across the River Severn to the Forest of Dean if we have a clear day. 15 stiles (Two refreshment stops).

Join the Cirencester group for a 7.5 mile moderate walk.

From the NT carpark near Sherborne through the Water Meadows to Great Rissington. We return over New Bridge and climb up to Broadmoor Farm- before joining a path near Northfield Copse. One steep climb. (Two refreshment stops)

Join the Cirencester group for a 8.0 mile moderate walk.


From the village of Wootton Rivers the walk joins the Mid Wilts Way following the path north steadily climbing on to the rolling downs a steep escarpment on the left with excellent views of the Vale of Pewsey. Continuing along the southern edge of Withy Copse joining the White Horse Trail to Pains Bridge on the Kennet and Avon Canal then following the towpath back to Wootton Rivers. (Two refreshment stops).

Join the Cirencester group for a 5.3 mile leisurely walk.

A walk to the south west of Avening in the countryside going to Ledgemore Pond and Ruggers Green Wood.  A quiet route, with most buildings in the distance.  Several stiles, all manageable, and a sharp incline at the start.  (One refreshment stop)