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Wed 5


11 miles (17.7 km)
6 hours
places remaining


North East Linear: Forest Green Roving

If you attending the festival this week, please consider a donation if you are able.

This will keep the festival free for the community in 2023


Wed 5


places left
11 miles (17.7 km)
6 hours
Walk leader: Paul Lewington
Organisation: Dursley Rambling Club
Starting point: Dursley – Bus Stop at Sainsbury’s
Post code of start: GL11 4BP

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Map to start point:

Details of the walk:

Our transport will take us to Forest Green outside the football grounds. The walk takes us through Shortwood, a tiny village perched above Nailsworth. We go down to the Nailsworth valley and follow this briefly, past former woollen mills including Ruskin Mill, before climbing through Horsley and up through the escarpment to another tiny village at Kingscote.

The walk then goes down past Owlpen Manor, the location for several films, and into Uley, another village whose fortunes were based around wool. We climb again to Uley Bury, with its iron-age hill fort, with views across to May Hill and Welsh mountains beyond (weather permitting) before dropping down to Dursley.

Special areas of interest:
The New Lawn, Ruskin Mill and its lakes, Owlpen Manor, Uley Bury.
Additional items you need to bring on this walk:
Packed Lunch.
Additional costs required:
Dursley Welcomes Walkers is funding the coach to enable everyone to access a fine linear walk during the festival.

If you are able, we appreciate donations using the link below which will allow us to offer this facility at next year’s festival
Please note the following information for this walk:
  • No Dogs please, except for registered assistance dogs
  • Please bring drinks and refreshments
  • Please bring a packed lunch
  • Coach transport will take you from the meeting point to the start of the walk
There are places remaining on this walk. To join this free walk click below. You will then be able to enter the number of places you would like (up to a max of 6).

Our goal is to provide a free walking festival for the local community and visitors to our beautiful countryside. We also work on projects throughout the year to improve access to walking activities.

Only if you are able, please consider making a donation online to allow this to continue in 2024. 

Please note everyone is invited to book, attend and enjoy the festival regardless.