Winter views from the scarp in a figure of eight: No 1

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A 2.5 miles circuit up to Ring Hill with fine views over the Vale of Gloucester. Followed by an optional further 3.5 miles through the woods to visit the Long Barrow at Randwick. A few climbs in both sections of the walk.


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: Wed January 16, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 1.5 hours
Distance: 2.5 miles
OS Grid Ref: SO 832 086
Map Ref: B5
Starting Point: Cripplegate (Shortwood) National Trust Car Park (pay and display or NT membership) .
Stile Free: No
Leader: Pippa Burgon, Graham Saunders, Dave Gladstone
Organiser: Cotswold Voluntary Wardens