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Broadway, Worcs, the Hills and the Tower.


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General information

No visit to the Cotswolds would be complete without a visit to the quintessential Cotswold village of Broadway, Worcestershire.

This walk has it all, Broadway village, several hill climbs, spectacular views, and of course, a visit to the highest point in the Cotswolds, Broadway Tower.

The tower is an iconic landmark on top of the beautiful Cotswold escarpment.  It was the brainchild of the great 18th century landscape designer, "Capability Brown".  His vision was carried out for George William 6th Earl of Coventry with the help of renowned architect James Wyatt and completed in 1798.

This 9.5 mile walk will include 2 long and steady hill climbs.  With beautiful views throughout the walk, plus some lovely woodland and meadow scenery, the walker is then rewarded with spectacular views when we finally reach the top of the escarpment.

 

Terrain / Difficulty

A combination of field paths, bridleways, old drovers roads, and a little road walking.

Approximate Distance

10 miles

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