After a slightly anxious start due to a delayed bus and early rain, 15 Ramblers enjoyed a 7 mile walk in mostly sunny and clear conditions from Rendcomb back to Cirencester on Sunday 10th July. The walk featured 3 pretty villages and associated churches.
The walk followed the MacMillan Way for about 3 miles, passing through the village of Woodmancote before crossing fine, unspoilt countryside with sweeping views via tower.
The walk then continued to another delightful Cotswold village – Daglingworth – where a short stop was made at another Saxon parish church, this time to seek out a carving of the Green Man. This was successfully discovered on the font by one observant member. The church also contains some rare stone carvings on its Stratton, before continuing past meadows and some cottages in the village of Stratton, and joining the Cheltenham/Gloucester Road, and finally returning to Cirencester via attractive and historic Gloucester Street.”
We visit the church at Duntisbourne Rouse
Walking through Daglingworth
The church at Daglingworth
We search and find the Green Man in the church
People were a lot shorter than Phil when this cottage was built!
We arrive back in Cirencester