A Shining Beacon
Sunday, 20 February 2022
Meeting time: 9:15
Start time: 10:30
(Estimated finish time: 13:45)
Moderate 6.5 miles / 10.5 km
Starting from the NT car park at Shortwood, the route takes us past the viewing point to Haresfield Beacon with spectacular views across to South Wales. Passing some sites of historical interest we follow the Cotswold Way towards Randwick before entering Standish Woods to make our way back up to the start. Two stiles and a couple of moderate climbs. Two refreshment stops. Travel donation £3.
The Waterloo Car Park, Cirencester
Grid reference: SP026020
Nearest postcode: GL7 2PY
Meeting time: 09:15
The NT car park at Shortwood
Grid reference: SO831085
Nearest postcode: GL6 6PP
Start time: 10:30
This is a circular walk
The Group encourages car sharing from the Meeting Point. If you wish to go to the start point instead of joining the walk at the Meeting Point, please contact the Walk Leader who will tell you the Start Point and Time.
THIS WALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Due to recent extreme weather and the forecast of more very strong winds and heavy rain on Sunday the walk leader has decided to cancel the walk.
Designation: Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Scenic Area, Heritage Coast
Cirencester is part of the Gloucestershire Area Ramblers covering the southeast of the county between Northleach, Tetbury, Stroud and Lechlade, although our walks regularly take us outside this area.
Give us a try!
This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.