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The Heritage Trail Winchcombe–afternoon walk


Event Details


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General information

This will be a 1.5-2 hour walk in and around Winchcombe to acquaint ourselves with each other and this fascinating historic Cotswold town.

It will include a Heritage Trail around the town including details of Winchcombe's historic buildings including St Peter's church with its 40 comic grotesques on the exterior, Almshouses, Wesley House where the Methodist preacher John Wesley stayed, and the towns first hospital built in 1888 plus lots of other interesting buildings.

Also there is a riverside path by the River Isbourne and the possibility of a wander through greenery to see the impressive Sudeley Castle.

Refreshments at the end of the walk

***For anyone wanting a slightly more strenuous walk of approx. one hour, a few minutes drive from Winchcombe is Bela's Knap, one of the finest neolithic long barrows in the Cotswolds.

 

 

Terrain / Difficulty

Easy walking mainly on tarmac and green surfaces

Approximate Distance

2 miles

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