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Warwickshire 20s-40s Ramblers


Sun 01/03/2020, Northend - Burton Dassett Hills - Gaydon

Leisurely 7 miles / 11.3 km

Starting from the picturesque village of Northend, then on to the wonderful Burton Dassett Hills before visiting the attractive village of Gaydon, this walk incorporates footpaths and roads. The magnificent Warwickshire countryside, often with stunning views, is present throughout, dotted with interesting farm buildings that help make up the alluring picture. The beautiful Dassett Hills are an absolute delight, where locals take their children for a Sunday afternoon kite-flying session, followed by a picnic. The beacon sits like a pork pie high on one of the hills and is a landmark for miles around. This is a very pleasant saunter, with much to satisfy the country-lover.

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Sun 08/03/2020, Chippy Circular

Leisurely 9 miles / 14.5 km

We leave out of Chippimg Nortion and follow the Riiver Glyne for the first part of the walk towards Lidstone. We then head to the villavge of Dean, home of former PM David Cameron, on our way back, on our way back to Chipping Norton.

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Sun 22/03/2020, Lapworth Round Robin

Leisurely 8 miles / 12.9 km

Rescheduled from last year due to fllooding, we will try again.  Passing through farmland and woodland and onto Lowsonford Village and onto Rowington. The walk has all you would expect from the Warwick countryside.

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Sun 29/03/2020, Stow on the Wold and countryside

Moderate 10 miles / 16.1 km

A walk in classical Cotswold countryside.

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Sun 05/04/2020, Burford and the Windrush Valley

Leisurely 8 miles / 12.9 km

We head out opf Burford towards Fullbrook then through fields and woods twoards Swinbrook.Our route will take up past Asthall Manor, one time home of the Mitford sisters and past the graves of three of the sisters in Swinbrook churchyard.  The last part of the walk will follow the River Windrush visiting st Oswald's church on the way.  The church build on the site of an earlier Roman villa or temple, was once surrounded by a medieval village.  It now stands in the middle of fields.

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