A Tunnel, the Thames, and the Railway

A walk around Coates, the (alleged) source of the Thames, and by the Thames and Severn Way with some moderate climbs. An excellent pub afterwards for both food and drink.
Start Point : Tunnel House Inn near Coates. The pub is at the end of an track off the Coates to Tarlton road.

Escape to the Cotswolds

This walk is organised by Cotswold Voluntary Wardens, the voluntary arm of the Cotswolds Conservation Board. These walks offer an interesting and often entertaining way of exploring our wonderful Cotswold countryside and landscape. All walks by the Voluntary Wardens are FREE OF CHARGE however donations are welcome and help us to take care of the countryside.

PLEASE: always remember to wear appropriate footwear because some walks may be steep and muddy in places. Dogs are not allowed on walks, except guide dogs and hearing dogs. It is advisable to check the website or call the Cotswolds Conservation Board (01451 862000) beforehand for details of any changes, particularly during bad weather.



Difficulty: Moderate
Date: Friday 24 November 2017
Time: 10 am
Duration: 2.5 hours
Distance: 4.8 miles
Nearest Town/Village: Coates is west of Cirencester
OS Grid Ref: SO 965 006
Starting Point: Tunnel House Inn near Coates. The pub is at the end of an track off the Coates to Tarlton road.
Leader: B Chilvers, A Hester, P Cluley
Organiser: Cotswold Voluntary Wardens
Suitable for Families: No
Dogs Allowed: No