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The source of the River Thames from Sapperton
Introduction to Walk 2674

Photo from the walk - The source of the River Thames from Sapperton

Region - Cotswolds

County/Area - Gloucestershire

Author - Andy Chaplin

Length - 11.3 miles / 18.4 km

Ascent - 850 feet / 258 metres

Grade - moderate

A Cotswolds walk that is full of interest starting from the village of Sapperton and using sections of six long distance paths to complete the route.  A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL45Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 163Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 163Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Walking in the Cotswolds

Walking in the CotswoldsGuidebook describing 30 circular walks in the Cotswolds AONB of southern England. The graded routes are 4-12 miles long, visiting hill forts, long barrows and stone circles, picturesque villages and parts of the Cotswold Way National Trail as circular walks. Includes information about history, geology and wildlife encountered along the routes.
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