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The T&DFG hosted the first ever Tetbury Walking Festival over the weekend of 27th, 28th and 29th April 2018.
We hope to repeat the Festival annually.

There were 6 different walks all starting at the Tetbury Goods Shed just off Cirencester Road.They attracted 75 walkers, many new to the area.

The walks were led by experienced leaders from the Tetbury Footpath Group. We selected 6 walks which explored Tetbury and its surrounding countryside. These guided walks in 2018 were entirely free. Only registered assistance dogs were allowed on the walks. 

No booking was necessary – walkers just turned up!

The Royal Oak pub is situated near the start and finish of each of the walks selling food and drink (


A            Inspiring Tetbury. 27th April 2.00 pm

An easy circular walk of approx 3.5 miles never leaving sight of St Marys' church 

B            Mill on the Fosse. 28th April 10.00 am

A relatively easy circular walk of approx. 8 miles - discovering the River Avon, a Roman road, an old mill and an Arab stud farm.


C            A Wander Around the Farms. 28th April 2.00 pm

A relatively easy walk of approx. 5.5 miles - using an old coach road and seeing farms north of Tetbury. 


D            Hare and Hounds. 29th April 10.00 am

A relatively easy circular walk of approx. 6.5 miles - down quiet country lanes to an old coaching inn and Highgrove. 

E            Parks and Rides. 29th April 11.00 am

An easy circular walk of approx 5.5 miles - through lovely horsey parkland to a pretty village and return via a secluded valley.

F            Tetbury’s Lung. 29th April 2.00 pm

An easy circular walk of approx. 4 miles - through Preston Park to Little Lark Hill and back via Long Newnton.

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