Compton Circular Route

Compton Circular Route This route is within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and starts from the village of Compton in the heart of the downs in Berkshire, about 5 miles (8km) west of the River Thames at Goring-on-Thames. It follows lovely rolling downland tracks and a stretch of The Ridgeway. It …

Combe Gibbet

Combe Gibbet This walk climbs to the interesting structure of Combe Gibbet and continues on to Inkpen Hill. The gibbet was erected in 1676 for the purpose of gibbeting the bodies of George Broomham and Dorothy Newman. The gibbet was placed high on Gallows Down as a detterent to other criminals. It's now a popular …

Yattendon Footpaths, Bridleways and Byways

Yattendon Footpaths, Bridleways and Byways Yattendon is set in the wonderful North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has several well marked footpaths around the village and through the Yattendon estate. If you need a pit stop, the West Berkshire Brewery is open, as is The Royal Oak.

Clayfield Cospe, Caversham

Clayfield Copse in Caversham A large, mainly natural open space consisting of  fields and native woodlands adjoining the Oxfordshire countryside. Two fields are recreational areas. Some woodland is being actively managed as hazel coppice, and traditional dead hedging defines some of the ancient woodland areas. A wild flower meadow and other fields are being left …