Circular walk near Hampnett

Good tracks, easy walking, fairly flat, open countryside.

Technical sheet
No. 11731639
A Yanworth walk posted on 16/07/21 by Pastafarian. Update : 19/07/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h10[?]
Distance Distance : 3.73mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 518ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 525ft
Highest point Highest point : 955ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 509ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Cotswolds
Location Location : Yanworth
Starting point Starting point : N 51.834242° / W 1.873165°
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Description

Parking just off-road and head northwest through the gate.

(1) Keep straight heading northwest Along a good track. Keep following the main track curving west then southwest.

(2) Track curves south-southeast. Keep following it.

(3) Follow the small road that goes left. After a few meters, you can visit the churchyard.

(4) To shorten the walk, turn left and keep following the Macmillian Way. Otherwise, keep going straight.

(5) Navigate through the large farm.

(6) Turn left and northwest along the road back to start.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 873ft - Hangman's Stone
1 : mi 0.08 - alt. 889ft - Sign Posts
2 : mi 1.56 - alt. 896ft - Sign posts
3 : mi 2.32 - alt. 771ft - Track End / Road Start
4 : mi 3.03 - alt. 761ft - Macmillan Way Sign Post
5 : mi 3.17 - alt. 758ft - Many farm buildings
6 : mi 3.62 - alt. 860ft - End of road out of Stowell Park
D/A : mi 3.73 - alt. 873ft - Hangman's Stone

Useful Information

Good tracks and quiet roads.
Church for snack break.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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