Four Hamlets and a Canal

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This circular walk explores the historic relationship of the hamlets of Avoncliff, Conkwell, Murhill and Turleigh with the Kennet and Avon canal. We follow the canal, then turn uphill through woods and quiet country lanes. Please bring a packed lunch


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 (01451 862000) beforehand for details of any changes, particularly during bad weather.

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Difficulty: Moderate
Date: Fri April 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 8.5 miles
OS Grid Ref: ST 806 597
Map Ref: B10
Starting Point: Car park next to Upper Westwood Park
Stile Free: No
Leader: Glyn Williams and Fred Dugan
Organiser: Cotswold Voluntary Wardens