Date(s) - 22/06/2019
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
St Mary's Church
The Cotswold Voluntary Wardens will be leading a walk on Leckhampton Hill on the afternoon of 22nd June, the day after the summer solstice. Everyone is welcome – just turn up and join in, but please be aware: no dogs (unless guide dogs or hearing dogs) and no unaccompanied children. The walk is free, but the Cotswold Wardens – who do a wide range of amazing work on the Hill and Charlton Kings Common – are all volunteers and so donations to support their work will be most welcome at the end of the walk.
Arrangements Please meet at the main door of St Mary’s Church in Charlton Kings at 1.30pm and make yourself known to the leaders. The route will go through Old Bafford to Sandy Lane via the golf course. Then there is a steady climb to Daisybank Road and upwards onto the scarp and the Cotswold Way at Hartley Hill. After enjoying views from the topograph, the route will descend below the Devil’s Chimney to the old limeworks and then all the way down to Southfield Manor and back through Bafford to the church. This is about 5 miles and the aim is to complete it in 3 hours.
The Wardens grade this walk as “strenuous” because of the long climbs out of Charlton Kings onto the hills. They advise stout footwear, maybe walking poles and hats/water.