Cotswold Way Part 7 – Haresfield to Barrow Wake

Gloucestershire                                                                                Photos by Hetty

20th June 2018                                                  12.5 miles             Map of walk

With Stroud U3A – We resumed the walk just past Haresfield Beacon.

Looking across the Severn Vale to May Hill

Ringhill Farm

Cromwell stone – Monument to the end of the siege of Gloucester 1645 (Roundheads in the town and Royalists outside,  more Roundheads came to help and the Royalists withdrew)

St Martin’s well

Approaching Painswick

Washbrook Farm – former mill and millhouse

Memorial to Tony Drake – a principal creator of the Cotswold Way

Through Painswick

Painswick golf course, Cat Brain Quarry and Painswick Beacon Iron Age Hill Fort

Views down and up Cooper’s Hill, where the cheeses are rolled in May – it is much steeper than it looks here!

We arrive at Barrow Wake

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