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WALK HERE

Turn to Walk 3 in this is­sue for your step-by-step guide to our 8 ½ -mile cir­cu­lar from Snow­shill.

GET­TING THERE

Two miles from the larger vil­lage of Broad­way, Snow­shill is reached by coun­try roads, ei­ther via the A44 from the north, or west from junc­tion 9 of the M5. The 606 bus from Chel­tenham/Strat­fordupon-Avon stops six times a day,

½ -mile from our sug­gested route, just out­side Stan­ton (Point 4) ( www.marchants-coaches.com).

WHERE TO STAY

Coun­try Walk­ing stayed at the White Hart Inn in nearby Winch­combe, a Walk­ers are Wel­come town which strives to make it­self ex­tra-ac­com­mo­dat­ing to those roam­ing the Cotswolds on foot. A 16th-cen­tury inn with mod­ern lodg­ings, the White Hart of­fers a mix of rooms. B&B for two in an en-suite dou­ble costs £110pn, while a ‘ram­bler room’ (with shared fa­cil­i­ties) is £60pn (01242 602359; www.white­hartwinch­combe.co.uk). Find more great places to stay lo­cally at www.cotswolds.com

WHERE TO EAT

Two ex­cel­lent coun­try pubs are passed on our route: The Mount Inn mid­way at Stan­ton (01386 584316; www.the­mountinn. co.uk) and The Snow­shill Arms at the end (01386 852653; www.snow­shillarms.co.uk). If you’re sav­ing your ap­petite for the lat­ter, ex­pect to choose from a menu of hearty mains like steak and kid­ney pie or gam­mon and chips, cost­ing from £8, washed down with ales from the lo­cal Don­ning­ton Brew­ery.

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