Woodchester Rambles

Near Stroud, Gloucestershire                                                                                  Photos by Hetty

Selsley to Woodchester

23rd June 2021                                                                            Map of walk

We started at the 17th century Bell Inn at Selsley and walked down the side of it, along an ancient track to North Woodchester

Passing Stanley End Farm

To The Priory at North Woodchester, where a Roman Pavement lies under the graveyard

Clothier’s House at Southfield Mill. The original house on the left was built about 1600 and the yellow wing was added about 1690

An old door on an angle in Laggar Lane

Once a ‘garage’ and now a garage

Back to North Woodchester

The Royal oak and a lion at The Lawn

Next up Selsley Road and Water Lane (another ancient track) back to Selsley

View over Kingscourt, Rodborough Church and Stroud

A phone box in the garden at Grove House and who is following us down the road?

There were quite a few hang gliders. Selsley Church through the archway

Stanley Park


Woodchester to Selsley

18th September 2020    4.3 miles   Map of walk

Starting at the A46 near Frogmarsh, we walked to South Woodchester then North Woodchester, up to the edge of Selsley Common and back down through the Woodchester Valley Vineyard and Convent Lane.



5th October 2017                                              Map of walk   4.9 miles

We followed a walk in Stroud Brewery’s ‘Little Cotswold Walks’ booklet

We parked in the lay-by on the A46 by the cycle track, then walked to North Woodchester, up the hill then south on the old road to Nailsworth, and back along the cycle track.

St Mary’s, North Woodchester

South Woodchester

These faces are on this house

These are on other houses

Former Post Office and General Store

Old Chapel

The Old Convent South Woodchester

Woodchester Vineyard

A good crop of apples

North Woodchester RC Church

St Dominic’s RC Primary School, and patterned gate posts next door

Stroud and Rodborough Common are behind the church

Inchbrook Old School

Egypt Mill

Former station

The cycle track – former railway

The Dunkirk millponds have been restored

On the underpass


Woodchester Priory

Woodchester Mansion and Park

Woodchester Wool Walk


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