A walk on the Cotswold Escarpment past Beckfords Tower, through Primrose Hill Community Woodland and along the Cotswold Way to Kelston Roundhill climb to Prospect Stile continue to follow the Cotswold Way to Hanging Hill and across the Golf Course to return to the start.
We walk past Beckford’s Tower before descending to the Cotswold Way which we follow through Bath before heading north up a steep climb. A short detour to reach the summit of Kelston Roundhill where there are, on a clear day, views of Bath and Bristol, if it is a clear day, binoculars will be useful. We continue along the Cotswold Way to Prospect Stile, Hanging Hill and the Grenville Monument. We return to the start via the golf course. Suitable walking shoes and attire. No need to book. Just turn up.
Duration: 5.5 HOURS
Distance: 9 MILES
Start point: LANSDOWN PARK AND RIDE, BATH BA1 9BJ (NEAR THE TOILETS) OS REF. ST 731 680
Leaders: Steve Holbrow and 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 (01451 862000) beforehand for details of any changes, particularly during bad weather.