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Wednesday B All-Day walk – Ashdon, Essex

September 8, 2021 @ 10:15 am - 3:00 pm

Walk length: 7.5 miles

Meeting point and car parking: From Cambridge, take the A1307 south towards Haverhill. Soon after Linton, turn right towards Bartlow. At the crossroads in Bartlow village turn right towards Ashdon. On entering Ashdon, take the left hand fork at the Rose & Crown pub onto Radwinter Road. Passing the Baptist Chapel (CB10 2EX) on the left, the Chapel car park is another 100 metres on the right (CB10 2ET; Grid Reference TL588419). Please park furthest away from the entrance. We suggest £1 per car as a donation to the Chapel.

Group size: maximum of 12 people

Walk details: Two stiles in total. The walk will head towards Bartlow where the group will stop for lunch. There will be an opportunity to see the 15th Century wall paintings in St Mary’s Church, Bartlow.  In the afternoon we will walk past the Bartlow Hills, a Roman tumuli cemetery. Three of originally seven barrows remain and the tallest, at 15 metres high, is the largest Roman barrow north of the Alps.

Lunch arrangements: Although there is a pub at Bartlow – The Three Hills – www.thethreehills.co.uk – I would suggest, for this time, to bring a picnic lunch to have in the Churchyard.

Leader: Sue

To book: Anyone wishing to join this walk should contact Sue at vic.sueharris@gmail.com before the end of Monday 6th September. Tel – 01223 843428

Please note these additional requirements:

In line with the requirements for group walks of more than six people, as approved by Ramblers UK (the national body for walking), everyone coming on the walk must provide the leader with their contact details.

Please email the leader if you plan to come. Please remember to give your name as part of any message! Your details will be held for 21 days for Covid-19 ‘test and trace’ purposes, then deleted.

No one should come on the walk if they feel even slightly ill.  Please make sure that you bring with you a face covering, hand sanitiser and any walking poles you need; no equipment or refreshments can be shared beyond households.  In line with government guidance, members are asked to observe ‘social distancing’ on the walk.

More details related to taking part in and leading Club walks in a Covid-19 environment are posted on the CRC website, under ‘Members’.  Please have another look at these before you come on the walk.

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September 8, 2021
10:15 am - 3:00 pm


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