Walk the Windrush

Date: Saturday 22nd April (end of 0th week) Follow the meanders of the river Windrush to the picturesque ruins of the Minster Lovell Hall, a large 15th century manor house and home of Richard III’s henchman Lord Lovell. ***This walk is likely to be muddy in places, so walking boots/shoes are strongly advised*** Meet: St. Giles Bus Stop, outside Taylorian Institute Time: 8:45 am Return: Approx 4 pm Distance: 16km Cost: Approx £10 (single bus ticket to Burford, then single back from Witney) Lunch: Please bring a packed lunch Leader: Simon Lewis (simon.lewis@univ.ox.ac.uk)

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Uffington White Horse

Date: Saturday 29th April (end of week 1) This walk will provide impressive views of the oldest hill figure in Britain – the dramatic White Horse of Uffington – dating back to 1000BC. You will also get a chance to explore a 5500-year-old chamber tomb and the Uffington Castle where King Arthur is rumoured to have won his greatest victory against the Saxons. ***This walk is likely to be muddy so walking boots/shoes are strongly advised*** Meet: Gloucester Green Bus Station Time: 8:40 (for 8:55 bus 66) Return: Approx 5pm Distance: Approx 20km Cost: £10 Lunch: Please bring a packed lunch Leader: Chris Grace (chris.grace.work@googlemail.com)

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