Historic Mills of the By-Brook Valley.

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A circular walk from Castle Combe (Voted one of the most picturesque villages in the UK) to Slaughterford returning via the By-Brook valley, We go along the flood meadows past Ford, viewing the old water mills along the way.Toilets at start, during and end of walk. Please bring Picnic lunch.

Not suitable for pushchairs

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Bookings for this walk open 21 days before it takes place.


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: Sat October 27, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 7 miles
OS Grid Ref: ST 846 777
Map Ref: B9
Starting Point: Upper Castle Combe Car Park
Stile Free: No
Leader: Barry Cox and Keith Rawlings
Organiser: Cotswold Voluntary Wardens