Slad circular from Woolpack Inn

Circular walk, Up hill and down. Great views and some points of interest.

Technical sheet
No. 11847055
A Painswick walk posted on 18/07/21 by Pastafarian. Update : 19/07/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 3h50[?]
Distance Distance : 2.55mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 3031ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 3012ft
Highest point Highest point : 751ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 279ft
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Area Area : Cotswolds
Location Location : Painswick
Starting point Starting point : N 51.764339° / W 2.186762°
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Description

Park on Slad Road near to the Woolpack. Walk North up Slad Road. Fork right onto Steanbridge Lane. Follow the lane around and down then take the footpath over Dillay brook and upfield into woods.

(1) Just before steps/gate take the path to the left. After a short distance be careful going past a large tree with roots and drop. Join the path to turn right uphill. Look out for Fairy Grotto on left (leave a toy and make a wish). At top of the climb, fork right, slightly downhill. Join Catswood Lane. Follow Lane which becomes Knapp Lane.

(2) Where Knapp Lane becomes Slad Lane, look out for badger paintings on fence posts on right.

(3) Turn right on Slad Road back up to the starting point and into the Woolpack.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 394ft - Woolpack - Laurie Lee Inn
1 : mi 0.66 - alt. 410ft - Steps / gate
2 : mi 1.82 - alt. 479ft - Badger fence
3 : mi 2.01 - alt. 312ft - Slad Road
D/A : mi 2.55 - alt. 394ft - Woolpack Inn

Useful Information

Up hill, down dale, but good tracks and quiet lanes

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

During the walk or to do/see around

Fairy Grotto.
Poems.
Badger Paintings.
Variety of great views.

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