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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.
Supporting us (from only £2-£3 per month) helps keep local footpaths open for everyone to walk.

Midweek Walks

Join the Cirencester group for a 6.0 mile strenuous walk.

From Chalford we follow the Thames and Severn Canal to Thrupp before taking the steep climb to Nether Lypiatt Manor.   We return to Chalford via another steep climb to Bussage.  One refreshment stop.

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.0 mile easy walk.

From Sherston we make our way out to Lord’s Wood and Ladyswood Farms before returning to Sherston. One refreshment stop.  Tea room and pubs in Sherston after the walk.

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.0 mile easy walk.

From South Cerney we walk past the church and Edwards College to the disused canal. Then on to south of Cotswold Holborn and back to South Cerney and a drink at the Elliott Arms.

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.0 mile leisurely walk.

From Andoversford we walk to Oswell Farm, Frogmill and Shipton Golf Club.  Then on to Foxcote, Killkeny and Upper Dowdeswell before returning to Andoversford for a drink in a local pub.

Join the Cirencester group for a 8.0 mile moderate walk.

From Winchcombe to Postlip Mills, along the Cotswold Way then along the edge of Breakheart Plantation, on to Belas Knap, Humblebee Cottages and Sudeley Castle before returning to the cars. One long climb then steady downhill. Two refreshment stops

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.0 mile easy walk.

From Siddington the route takes us along the old Thames-Severn Canal passing an Alpaca Farm to South Cerney and returning via the Churn Valley and disused railway track.  Opportunity for drink at the Greyhound after the walk

Join the Cirencester group for a 4.5 mile leisurely walk.

From Tetbury through Blind Lane into open fields, then past Broadfield Farm, Highfield, Ilsome Farm before returning to Tetbury. Couple of short ascents and 10 stiles

Weekend Walks

Join the Cirencester group for a 5.5 mile leisurely walk.

From Cotswold Farm Park to Kineton and Guiting Power. Returning through Barton with one long gradual ascent towards the end of the walk. Option to visit Adam’s Kitchen for lunch or the  Farm Park after the walk (fee payable on day). One refreshment stop.

Join the Cirencester group for a 7.5 mile leisurely walk.

From the centre of Burford crossing the River Windrush and on to Fulbrook. Then on to Widley Copse, Paynes Farm and Beckett’s Corner. Returning on paths by the River Windrush via Swinbrook and St Oswald’s Church at Widford. Two refreshment stops.

Join the Cirencester group for a 8.0 mile moderate walk.

We walk to Woodmancote village through Cotswold Park then take the MacMillian Way to Dartley Bottom, going under the A417 we continue to Duntisbourne Rouse, Middle Duntisbourne and Duntisbourne Leer then climb back to the start.  A few ups and downs. Two refreshment stops

Join the Cirencester group for a 11.0 mile strenuous walk.

From Symonds Yat, walking in woods and the Wye Valley with steep ascents and decents and possibly mud! Three refreshment stops.

Join the Cirencester group for a 5.0 mile leisurely walk.

An optional part of the day out at Blenhiem Palace.  The walk will start at 14:00 and take in Queen Pool, Great Lake, High Lodge and the Pleasure Gardens.  One refreshment stop.

The Grounds are open to 18:00 so you could bring your own picnic for after the walk.

Join the Cirencester group for a 6.0 mile moderate walk.

Leaving Sheepscombe on a woodland path to Ebworth with many splendid views, reflecting the AONB status. Going via Cranham Common, the garlic and bluebell path alongside the Painswick Stream and Damsells Mill.Three long inclines but not steep. One refreshment stop.

Join the Cirencester group for a 6.0 mile moderate walk.

From Sapperton through woods to Daneway House, then across fields and skirting Siccaridge Wood, on to Far Oakridge.  Entering Oakridge village at the far end, through the village then down through woodland to the River Frome Valley. Then to the Thames & Severn Canal back to Daneway and the steep climb to the start. One refreshment stop.

Join the Cirencester group for a 7.0 mile moderate walk.

We start by ascending Walkers Hill, crossing a wildflower meadow before descending to Alton Barnes and the first refreshment stop at an excellent Tea Room. We then follow the canal to Stanton St Bernard before climbing Milk Hill to the highest point in Wiltshire, returning downhill back to the start. Two refreshment stops (one at the café).

Join the Cirencester group for a 9.0 mile moderate walk.

From Goodrich Castle car park (parking fee £1) we walk along the banks of the River Wye, at Welsh Bicknor.  The walk will continue by the river to Symonds Yat Rock then take the long steady climb over Coppet Hill to return to the Castle. There is a café at the Castle serving refreshments. Refreshment stops:  two.

Join the Cirencester group for a 6.0 mile moderate walk.

From Goodrich Castle car park (parking fee £1) we walk along the banks of the River Wye, at Welsh Bicknor we then take the short steady climb over Coppet Hill before returning to the Castle.  There is a café at the Castle serving refreshments. Refreshment stops: one.