Blockley Ramblers

Blockley Ramblers: Sunday Walks Programme 2008

13 January

Walk:        Bourton-on-the-Hill, Sezincote, Longborough, Bourton-on-the-Hill

Distance:   4.5 miles (2 hours); easy with 11 stiles

Leaders:    Veronica & Michael Pearson

Meet:         Bourton-on-the-Hill (behind church) @  13.30

10 February

Walk:        Barcheston, Sutton-under-Brailes, Cherington, Willington, Barcheston

Distance:   3.5 miles am (2 hours); 3 miles pm (1 hours); moderate, with one climb &14 stiles

Leaders:    Keith & Jan Sisson

Meet:         Barcheston church @ 10.30 for walk and then lunch at Cherington Arms @ 13.30 

9 March

Walk:        Longborough, Donnington, Broadwell, Longborough

Distance:   5 miles (2-3 hours); easy, with one climb and few stiles

Leaders:    Irene & Don Jowett

Meet:        Longborough (opposite Coach & Horses) @ 13.30

13 April

Walk:        Hinchwick Valley,  Hinchwick Manor, Warren Woods

Distance:   4.5 miles (2 hours); easy, with one climb

Leaders:    Hazel Hubbard & Derry Sharman

Meet:        Hornsleasow Quarry @ 14.30

11 May




Walk:        Whichford, Great Rollright, Hook Norton, Whichford

Distance:   6 miles am (3 hours); 3 miles pm (1 hours); moderate, with some climbs & 11 stiles

Leaders:    Olivia & Michael Amphlett

Meet:         Whichford church @ 10.00;   Hook Norton church @ 14.30.    Book your own lunch

15 June

Walk:        Broadway, Laverton, Buckland, Broadway

Distance:   5.5 miles (3 hours); moderate, with one long climb & 20 stiles

Leaders:    Viola & Bernard Stubbs

Meet:         Broadway (rear of public car park next to Vet) @ 14.30

13 July

Walk:        Ebrington, Hidcote Boyce, Hidcote Bartrim, Foxcote House, Ebrington

Distance:   6 miles (3 hours); easy, with 11 stiles

Leaders:    Jill Cadbury & Diane McCaul

Meet:         Ebrington Village Hall car park (1) @ 14.30

10 August

Walk:        Cleeve Hill and Cleeve Common visiting highest point of Cotswolds

Distance:   4-5 miles (2-3 hours); moderate with 3 short inclines, but no stiles. Mud after rain

Leaders:    Brenda Samuels & Brenda Williams

Meet:        Public car park near Cleeve Hill Golf Club. (Left turn off B4632)  @ 10.00

14 September

Walk:        Around Winchcombe (Langley Hill, Cockbury Butts, Stanley Mount, Abbots Leys)

Distance:   6 miles (3 hours); moderate, with several climbs and some rough ground

Leaders:    Peter Mansion & AN Other

Meet:        Winchcombe (Back Lane car park, behind Library) @ 14.30

12 October

Walk:       Moreton-in-Marsh, Sezincote, Bourton-on-the-Hill, Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh

Distance:  5.5 miles (2 hours); easy, with one short climb

Leaders:    Christine Girling & AN Other

Meet:        Moreton-in-Marsh (car park in Station Road) @ 14.30

9 November

Walk:       Around Stanton (more details later)

Distance:  7-8 miles (5 hours including lunch break)

Leaders:   Jenny & Trevor Price; easy to moderate

Meet:        Stanton (Mount Inn for coffee) @ 10.30

14 December

Walk:        Blockley, Holly Drive, Batsford, Blockley

Distance:   45 miles: 2 stiles, 1 moderate climb, some road walking

Leaders:    Jenny Bruce & Edwina Powell

Meet:         Blockley Post Office  @ 13.30

NB Everyone participating in walks does so at her/his own risk and should not leave the group without informing the leaders.
Please ensure that your clothing/footwear is appropriate to the conditions.
If you walk with a dog, please keep it on the lead when on roads or where live stock is present.
Also, wherever possible, please share cars to avoid congestion at meeting place.

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