Windrush and Slaughters Waterways

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A circular walk along the Windrush River, then over the ridge to the beautiful Upper and Lower Slaughter villages, where the walk turns to follow the River Eye. The Wardens Way takes the walk back to Bourton, a good location for lunch.

A circular walk along the Windrush River, then over the ridge to the beautiful Upper and Lower Slaughter villages, where the walk turns to follow the River Eye. The Wardens Way takes the walk back to Bourton, a good location for lunch.

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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: Easy
Date: Fri January 27, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 3 hours
Distance: 5.5 miles
OS Grid Ref: SP169208
Map Ref: F4
Starting Point: Bourton-on-the-Water Station Road Car Park (pay and display)
Stile Free: No
Leader: David Russell, Alan Thomas
Organiser: C. Brant