South Cotswold Ramblers

2011 Walk Photos

Ramblers Resolution
Sat 1 January 2011
Starting at Splatt Bridge a figure of eight day walk
Coaley Fields
Wed 5 January 2011
A reasonable weather forecast entices a large group out for a wet walk to Halmore Mill
Chavenage Green
Sat 8 January 2011
Hunters Hall and a pub lunch is John's objective today
Slad Valley and Painswick from Bulls Cross
Sat 8 January 2011
One of the most energetic walks in the area
Miserden Waterley Bottom Near Luckington Longridge
Miserden and the park
Sat 15 January 2011
Out to Caudle Green and back through the trees.
Waterley Bottom
Wed 19 January 2011
A frosty start to a sunny walk from this isolated valley
Luckington and the Avon
Sat 22 January 2011
Plenty of lying water doesn't stop a good turn out
Bulls Cross and Longridge
Wed 26 January 2011
Bill points out town planning in Painswick
Newpark Farm Woodmancote  Slimbridge
Hill and Ham
Sat 29 January 2011
John stands in to lead us on this very raw January day
Woodmancote Wander
Wed 2 February 2011
Snowdrops on view before we return to Five Mile House
A Peak to Peak Effort
Sat 5 February 2011
A howling gale doesn't stop us walking from Coaley Peak to Cam Peak
Slimbridge walk and WWT visit
Tue 8 February 2011
After a good workout in the mist, and a good lunch, we visit the residents at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
near Leighterton near Painswick Tyndale monument Bernard and the swan
Leighterton figure of 8
Sat 12 February 2011

A spring day in Winter visiting Tresham & Westonbirt
Painswick mystery tour
Sat 12 February 2011
Compare the weather with last Saturday - sunny smiles all round
Wotton & North Nibley
Wed 16 February 2011
Anne takes us out of Wotton and round the vale to climb up to the Tyndale monument.
Gossington Bridge day out
Sat 19 February 2011
A memorable day out, especially for Bernard
 Ozleworth near Junction Bridge Pinbury Park
Woodchester Park
Wed 23 February 2011
Carol leads us around some of the many miles of paths in the valley
Alderley to Ozleworth
Sat 26 February 2011
Joe treads a familiar route to the quiet Ozleworth area
Saul Canals & River walk
Wed 2 March 2011
A dull day with two sunny moments, but lots of interest on Kathy's walk
Daneway and Sapperton
Sat 5 March 2011
The sun tries to shine on Jacqui's walk but we are well wrapped up
Avening Priors Norton walk Hawkesbury Upton near Newent
Avening and Hazel Wood
Sat 12 March 2011
John leads a 5+4 mile figure of 8 on a lovely Spring day as one of two walks the group do today
Priors Norton
Sat 12 March 2011
Graham and Keith lead a longer walk near the River Severn
Hawkesbury Upton
Wed 16 March 2011
Ray leads us to Horton and back along the Cotswold Way
The Daffodil Walk
Sat 19 March 2011

Andrew picks a lovely day for his first walk and lots of members turn out.
Nut Hill, Upton St Leonards Sapperton Frampton Cranham
Around Upton St Leonards
Wed 23 March 2011
Not only around but up Nut Hill on a glorious May like day in March
Wed 30 March 2011

Meet in the dry - a bit of a dull day with a couple of showers, but walk thoroughly enjoyed.
Sat 2 April 2011
Kathy takes us on a familiar walk, but there's always something new to see.
Cranham walk
Wed 6 April 2011
Jacqui leads us down to Upton and up again on a sunny morning
at Rodborough Fort Near Painswick Sherston Topograph
Minchinhampton fig 8
Sat 9 April 2011
A sparkling day for Brian and Sheelagh's grand tour of the area
Stroud to Painswick
Wed 13 April 2011
A good midweek walk from John, with no rain, contrary to the forecast
Sherston and Didmarton
Wed 20 April 2011
A walk across the fields to a charming village church in hot weather
St Cyrs, Standish and the topograph
Sat 23 April 2011
Another very hot day, with a cool interlude through the bluebell woods
Bear of Bisley? Flags at Eastcombe Leckhampton walk Deer Park
Not the Wedding Cake Walk from Bisley
Wed 27 April 2011
Two days prior to Catherine and William's wedding, we mark the occasion
Hen and Stag Night Walk
Thu 28 April 2011
Richard leads a pre-Royal wedding walk in Toadsmoor
Leckhampton walk
Sat 30 April 2011
A very pleasant day for Alex's walk down and up again
Berkeley walk
Wed 4 May 2011
Maurice leads us along the river and back to the Deer Park on a sunny morning
Lineover Wood near Coleford near Dursley Pike Lock
Lineover Wood evening walk
Thu 5 May 2011
A fascinating evening walk in this Woodland Trust wood led by tree expert Graham
A walk in the Forest
Sat 7 May 2011
Patrick leads us through the history of steel near Coleford
Up and down near Dursley
Wed 11 May 2011
We do most of the hills north of Dursley with Michael
Near the Cotswold Canal
Sat 14 May 2011
Bernard leads the "Get Walking Day" walk and takes some pictures
Bibury Fromebridge Rodmarton Eastington
Bibury Figure of 8 Walk
Sat 21 May 2011
Erroll leads a figure of 8 walk on a lovely day
Fromebridge Walk
Wed 25 May 2011
Bernard's walk along the River Frome and by the Sharpness Canal
Rodmarton Walk
Sat 28 May 2011
A brief shower doesn't spoil Tim's walk from Rodmarton
Eastington Walk
Wed 1 June 2011
We see lots of young families on Olivia's walk
Cranham Common Washbrook Mill Hinchwick Beverston Castle
Three Commons
Sat 4 June 2011
Dave and Maurice lead us around Painswick, Cranham and Sheepscombe Commons
Painswick Tour
Thu 9 June 2011
A figure of eight around the district led by Bernard
Hinchwick figure of 8
Sat 11 June 2011
Pip and Errol lead a walk with several surprises in the North Cotswolds
Chavenage and Beverston
Wed 15 June 2011
Chavenage House and Beverston Castle and Norman Church are seen on Mike and Heather's walk
Where shall we look first? Tortworth Hatherop walk Hawkesbury Upton
Uley evening walk
Thu 16 June 2011
Wondering where to look first on a sunny evening on top of Cam Long Down
Tortworth walk
Sat 18 June 2011
Tim leads us on a walk to see the huge ancient Tortworth chestnut
Hatherop walk
Sat 25 June 2011
Starting from her school, Sally, together with Ros, leads us on a quiet country walk
Wotton to Hawkesbury
Wed 29 June 2011
After a bus ride to Wotton, Steve and Rosemary lead us back to Hawkesbury Upton
Frampton Mansell   Sunset from Selsley Common
Frampton Mansell stroll
Thu 30 June 2011
Sally takes us on an evening walk by the canal and river Frome
Winchcombe walk
Sat 2 July 2011
A warm day for Andrew's walk, and lots to see including Belas Knap long barrow
Woodchester hilly walk
Wed 6 July 2011
John G leads a walk for tough guys like me, up both sides of the Nailsworth Valley
Woodchester and Selsley
Thu 7 July 2011
Rain threatens but does not spoil our evening walk led by Mike and Heather
Uley Bury  Woodchester Park Pinfarthings
Cam and Uley
Sat 9 July 2011
David and Maurice lead a short day walk with a picnic on Uley Bury
Adlestrop and Chastleton
Sat 9 July 2011
A longer walk led by Pip and Errol in the North Cotswold countryside
Woodchester Park walk
Tue 12 July 2011
Down in the valley, around the lakes and past the mansion led by Jane and Janet
Amberley amble
Thu 14 July 2011
A lovely evening for Brian and Sheila's walk to Box and back via Minchinhampton Common
Coddington. Herefordshire Kemble Coaley Peak Selsley Common
Ledbury walk
Sat 16 July 2011
A wet start, but it soon clears up in orchards, vineyards and hills the other side of the Malverns
Kemble walk
Wed 20 July 2011
John's group have coffee in the station on their walk, before dining at Tunnel House
Coaley Peak figure of 8
Sat 23 July 2011
Three valleys are visited today, part of the Welcome to Walking Weekend
Coaley Peak longer walk
Sat 23 July 2011
All the way to Dudbridge and back via Woodchester and the Woodchester Park
Rodborough Common  Avening Hillesley
Rodborough mystery walk
Sun 24 July 2011
Our final walk as part of the Welcome to Walking Weekend with SRC
Woods with Witcombes
Wed 27 July 2011
Lots of woods and open spaces today with lovely wild flowers
Minchinhampton Ghost Walk
Sat 30 July 2011
Bernard spins many a tale on this day walk
Walk from Hillesley
Wed 3 August 2011
A lovely warm/hot day on Anne's walk of many stiles but really nice and varied
Chedworth Minchinhampton Slad Church near Colebourne
Summer walk near Chedworth
Sat 6 August 2011
Errol and Pip lead us through woods and fields with no rain
Circus and Roundabout
Sat 13 August 2011
John leads from Minchinhampton to Avening and Cherington
Bulls Cross and Slad
Sat 13 August 2011
Our short walk has a surprise in store - the new Laurie Lee window
Colesbourne circular
Wed 17 August 2011
Enid takes us on a walk in an uncharted area for our Group
Tetbury near Berkeley near Frampton Mansell Toadsmoor
Tetbury walk
Sat 20 August 2011
Our day walk led by Olivia passes many horses, a bull and a wedding!
Wide open spaces near Berkeley
Wed 24 August 2011
A lovely walk from Maurice and a BBC filming session!
Frampton Mansell walk
Mon 29 August 2011
Down a steep bank to the canal, then Sapperton, Coates and Tunnel House
Toadsmoor walk
Wed 31 August 2011
After a surprise (to Mike) presentation, Richard leads us up and down the valley
neat Avening Woodchester old church Shortwood topograph Misarden Park Lake
Avening walk
Thu 1 September2011
A sunny evening for John's pleasant walk to the west of the village
Selsley Common and Woodchester
Wed 7 September 2011
An informative walk as part of the Stroud Walking Festival
Shortwood near Haresfield Beacon
Sat 10 September 2011
Ron leads us around the nearby hills
Miserden figure of 8
Wed 14 September 2011
Richard leads a couple of walks from the village - 36 walkers in the morning!
Frampton Avening St Catherine's Court Severn Bore
Saul Junction and Eastington
Sat 17 September 2011
Two walks on one day - 9 walkers in the morning and 8 in the afternoon (though not all the same people)
Avening and Tetbury
Sat 17 September 2011
Our longer walk has a wet start, lots of stiles and a sunny end
Marshfield and St Catherine's Valley
Sat 24 September 2011
Ray leads us once again on this very hilly walk.
The Severn Bore
Thu 29 September 2011
After seeing the Bore, we walk around the area, and pass Elmore Court's magnificent gates
Selsley Near Luckington Ryford Double Lock Kingscote
Selsley Common
Sat 1 October 2011
Steve leads us along the Cotswold Way and we see the new cricket pavilion
Luckington walk
Wed 5 October
John takes us through the Wiltshire and Gloucestershire countryside
Selsley walk
Sat 8 October 2011
From the common Tim visits the canal, with the brand new canal gates at Ryford
Kingscote STW easy paced walk
Mon 10 October 2011
The first of our Start The Week easy-paced walks visits Lasborough and the local church
Haresfield Beacon near Goodrich Castle View from Coaley Peak near Stow
Whiteshill circular
Wed 12 October 2011
Lots of views over the Severn Vale from the Cotswold Way on Denys's walk
Symonds Yat walk
Sat 15 October 2011
Andrew's River Wye walk visiting Goodrich and English Bicknor
Coaley Peak walk
Wed 19 October 2011
Olivia takes a party down the Nympsfield valley then over to Owlpen
Stow villages walk
Sat 22 October 2011
Sally and Ros take us on a tour near Stow-on-the-Wold
Manor Woods Malmesbury Chepstow Wotton
Amberley STW easy paced walk
Mon 24 October 2011
A good turn out for our second easy going walk via common and Manor Woods
Malmesbury walk
Wed 26 October 2011
A circular tour of Malmesbury and we lose count of the bridges we see
Gloucestershire Way No 1
Sat 29 October 2011
We start off on our linear walk across the county at Chepstow and reach Bream today
Wotton walk
Wed 2 November 2011
Anne's autumn walk through the woods near Wotton-under-Edge
towards Selsley Berkeley Old Sodbury Nether Lypiatt Manor
Minchinhampton Common and down below
Sat 5 November 2011
Brian takes us down twice on a cool Autumn day
Berkeley STW easy paced walk
Mon 7 November 2011
Maurice leads a happy group of 20 and most stay for lunch.
Hawkesbury Upton bus walk
Wed 9 November 2011
Steve and Rosemary leads us back from Chipping Sodbury after our ride
Ghost Walk No 2
Sat 12 November 2011
Bernard leads us from Brimscombe to Bisley and we hear some tall stories
Coombe Hill Selsley near Saul
Coombe Hill and Apperley
Wed 16 November 2011
Graham leads us through a nature reserve near the Severn
Rodborough pre-AGM walk
Sat 19 November 2011
A sunny morning for Mike's walk via Selsley Common and Woodchester
Saul STW easy paced walk
Mon 21 November 2011
Patrick explores the history of the Stroudwater canal at Saul
Eastington walk
Wed 23 November 2011
Bernard tours the Stanleys and comes back by via the Ocean and along the canal towpath
Westonbirt village Estcourt Estate Stowell Court Christmas Lunch
Westonbirt Wander
Wed 30 November2011
Visiting the village before heading across the fields on a sunny morning
STW at Shipton Moyne
Mon 5 December 2011
A look round the church, a walk round the Estcourt Estate and back for lunch!
Hangman's Stone walk
Wed 7 December 2011
Roy leads a select party through interesting countryside near Chedworth
Our Christmas Lunch
Sat 10 December 2011
No walk today as over 40 of us assemble for the annual party
near Chavenage Haresfield near Nailsworth
Chavenage to Beverston walk
Wed 14 December 2011
Snow showers, so Enid does a short walk instead
Haresfield & Standish Park
Sar 17 December 2011
An icy start for Olivia's walk but the weather improves
STW at Nailsworth
Mon 19 December 2011
A gentle walk up from Nailsworth and back to Tubby's for lunch
Christmas Eve walk
Sat 24 December 2011
Andy and Wendy take us from Minchinhampton down into the Avening Valley
near Bisley Dursley woods
Bisley walk
Wed 28 December 2011
Our second Festival of Winter Walks explores quiet country with some highland cattle
Dursley to the Monument
Sat 31 December 2011
Our final walk of the year is over Stinchcombe and up to the Tyndale Monument