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About South Cotswold Ramblers Group
Walk with us on our varied Group walks in the Stroud district including Painswick in this beautiful part of Gloucestershire. Every week we walk between two and four times.
Get to know the best walks around the Five Valleys around Stroud including the Slad Valley made famous in Laurie Lee's Cider with Rosie, Westonbirt, Nailsworth, Berkeley, Slimbridge, Dursley, Frampton-on-Severn, Wotton-under-Edge and Tetbury as well as our regular walks outside this superb walking area.
If you decide to join our friendly group, you will be supporting the valuable work of Ramblers in Britain and you will also be entitled to walk with any Ramblers' group in Great Britain! Join our group here.
Come and try a few walks with us soon, (there is no need to join for up to three walks). Our walks are anything from 4 miles at an leisurely pace up to 10 miles or even more. Keep fit, have a chat and see the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside.
Overseas visitors, you will be very welcome to join us on a walk (hike) without being members.
CARING FOR FOOTPATHS AND OTHER RIGHTS OF WAY - Our volunteer members keep an eye on the local footpath network, working with Gloucestershire Public Rights of Way (PRoW) Officers to help solve problems. Tell us about footpath problems here online.
FOOTPATH VOLUNTEERS - Some of our members clear and waymark paths, and erect and repair signposts and stiles. Could you help?
WALK IN THE COTSWOLDS - You do not have to be a member to try a few of our walks before joining! We lead varied walks each weekend and mid week in the scenic South Cotswolds. see a map of our home area.
VISIT OUR HUGE PHOTO GALLERY - Our regularly updated walks photos show you our delightful area and the people who take part!
SOCIAL EVENTS & HOLIDAYS - We also arrange enjoyable walking holidays for our members and social events.
VISIT AGAIN - If you have enjoyed looking at our website, please visit again. Send us a message if you wish. We usually update the website several times a week. Good walking.
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We invite you to try walking with us, the South Cotswold Ramblers, this holiday time during Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks. There are 6 walks to choose from, and all are free. We are hoping some of you might enjoy it so much, seeing our lovely countryside and meeting new people, plus keeping fit, that…More ...
Why not join us on Thursday 14th December at Holy Trinity Church, Stroud, near the Hospital. Tickets £8 or £5 concessions from The Door Shop, www.thedoor.org.uk/tickets or ring 01453 756745. A chance to get in the mood for Christmas, listen to some Christmas Music and support a worthwhile charity, The Door Youth Project. Starring local…More ...
Thank you to all those members we saw at the Stroud Symphony Orchestra concert last night. Hope you enjoyed it as much as I did. In case you haven’t heard, I must tell you that there is an amazing concert coming up with the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year, ‘cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason at…More ...