The Lantern Way Through Ashen Plains (Dursley Walking Festival)

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The walk ascends steeply through woodland to Breakheart Quarry and on to Ashen Plains plantation. We return via Twinberrow Woods, the Dursley Sculpture Trail and Castle Stream Farm fields. May be muddy in places. Several ascents/descents. Lunch available locally after the walk , if required.


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: Sun October 7, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 3.0 hours
Distance: 6.0 miles
OS Grid Ref: ST756981
Map Ref: A6
Starting Point: Dursley Market House (Town Hall), opposite the parish church. Parking available opposite the Old Spot Inn.
Stile Free: No
Leader: David Harrowin, David Ashbee
Organiser: Cotswold Voluntary Wardens