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Circle, top half white, bottom half greenWindrush Way

22 km / 14 miles

Linking the Cotswold Way at Winchcombe with the Oxfordshire Way at Bourton-on-the-Water the Windrush Way goes over the hills with only the remains of 'lost' medieval villages en route to the River Windrush in Bourton, whereas its sister route, the Warden's Way, winds through the villages.

Updated route description and sketch map are now available from Walkers are Welcome (Winchcombe) as a pdf download, link below.


Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Circle, top half white, bottom half green
Circle, top half white, bottom half green
Average Gradients; AONB; Downland/Wolds; River
SP025283 - Winchcombe, Gloucestershire
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SP167207 - Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire
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Windrush Way (Walkers are Welcome - Winchcombe)
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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Route Profile:

21.4 Km (13.3 miles)
373 m (1,224 ft) ascent
285 m (935 ft)  maximum height