Cotswold walk - Great Barrington to Burford
PUBLISHED: 10:37 03 August 2111
This is number five in a series of walks from the Cotswolds Conservation Board designed to allow people to make their way to the start point using public transport.
Distance: 8 km / 5 miles Time: Allow 2-3 hrs
Buses: take the Swanbrook 853 from Burford A40 lay-by and ask for The Lodge, Little Barrington. (This is a request stop and should be asked for when you board the bus.)
1. Cross the road carefully and follow the bridle way down into the Windrush Valley. Emerge onto a small lane by St Peters Church and turn left. At the T- junction in Little Barrington turn right out of the village. At the Fox Inn keep right ignoring the left turn. Cross the Windrush and climb up into Great Barrington passing the church and Barrington Park Estate on the left.
2. Turn right at the cross and walk through the village to Barrington Farm Grain Store. Turn back right onto the lane to reach the pretty village hall. Turn left, through gate and cross the field to Barrington Mill in the bottom right corner. Pass in front of the converted mill and across several footbridges over the Windrush. Follow the track up to the lane by the church.