A circular walk through a village, farmland and riverside before reaching Dundas Aqueduct for lunch. Return via Brassknocker Hill and the tramway to Bathampton. Bring a packed lunch.
Duration: 5 HOURS
Distance: 9 MILES
Start point: THE CROWN, BATHFORD HILL, BATHFORD BA1 7SY OS REF. ST 787 669.
Leaders: Peter Bird and Steve Holbrow.
A varied circular walk taking in a quaint Cotswold village, farmland and riverside before reaching Dundas Aqueduct for lunch. Return via Brass Knocker Hill and the tramway to Bathampton. Bring a packed lunch.
Starting point has good bus connections from Bath, Chippenham and Melksham. Features on the route: Browne’s Folly Nature Reserve and Tower, River Avon, Dundas Aqueduct, Kennet & Avon Canal, Somerset Coal Canal, Bathampton Tramway, Railway line.
This walk is organised by Cotswold Voluntary Wardens, the voluntary arm of the Cotswolds Conservation Board. These walks offer an interesting and often entertaining way of exploring our wonderful Cotswold countryside and landscape. All walks by the Voluntary Wardens are FREE OF CHARGE however donations are welcome and help us to take care of the countryside.
PLEASE: always remember to wear appropriate footwear because some walks may be steep and muddy in places. Dogs are not allowed on walks, except guide dogs and hearing dogs. 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.