From Swainswick layby skirting round Charmy Down to Hunterswick Wood and reservoir. Ascent to Charmy Down, round to Holts Wood and Short Wood to Conservation Area supported by Wessex Water and Cotswold Wardens. Some steep hills. Walk could be extended to Little Solsbury Hill and back if walkers wanted. Bring refreshments. Could be muddy.

Difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 3.5 Hours

Distance: 6 miles

Start point: Slip Road for Upper Swainswick on the east side of the A46. OS Ref. ST 762 682 W3W

Leaders: Gwyneth Littlejohn, Cotswold Voluntary Wardens.

No booking required. Warden leaders will take all reasonable care and precautions, but each walker is ultimately responsible for their own safety and for determining their capability to complete the chosen walk. Only assistance dogs are allowed on these walks. All walks by the Voluntary Wardens are FREE OF CHARGE however donations are welcome and help them to take care of the countryside.

It is advisable to check the website or call the Cotswolds Conservation Board (07841 663607) beforehand for details of any changes, particularly during bad weather.

Cotswolds National Landscape
Start Date
10:00 am 28th February 2024
End Date
1:30 pm 28th February 2024
3 hours 30 minutes