Before each walk you will need to register so we know you have arrived.
Please arrive 15 minutes before the advertised start time of the walk.
Organisers and Walk Leaders
If you have any questions or problems during the festival please contact one of the walk leaders. You will be introduced to your walk leader and given a short introduction about the walk.
Arriving by car
The festival is based at Abbey Fields Community Centre in Back Lane, approximately 150 metres from Back Lane car park (£1 all day). There are toilets at the Centre and at the car park (20p). There will be signs directing you to the car park. Please do not park at Abbey Fields Community Centre as space is restricted.
Greet Road is currently closed to cars. Please allow time for your journey into Winchcombe as the road closure is creating some congestion in the town.
The nearest railway station is Cheltenham Spa, approx. 1.5 miles from Cheltenham town centre. Stagecoach service D operates from the station to the town centre. Take Stagecoach service W from from Pittville Street near the side of Marks and Spencer to the Corner Cupboard Inn, Winchcombe.
Turn into Malthouse Lane then turn right into Back Lane. Abbey Fields Community Centre is about 150 metres from the bus stop. Please note all stops are request stops and you need to indicate that you wish to board or alight.
Timetables are available at www.stagecoachbus.com
Reminder before you set off
Gear: Do not forget your boots, waterproofs and walking poles.
Health: It is your responsibility to ensure you are physically fit to take part.
Clothing: Adequate clothing is essential for the weather and the ground conditions likely to be encountered.
Water: Ensure you have plenty of water.
Food: You may wish to bring a snack or lunch where applicable. The walk leaders will inform you of any breaks as part of the introduction before setting off. Take away food is available from Food Fanatics, Co-op, North Street Stores and Norths bakery.
Winchcombe’s shops should cover your needs.
Post Office is situated within North Street Stores, North Street
Cashpoints are available inside North Street Stores, North Street, and outside the Co-op (fee), Greet Road.
We hope you will not need the following:
Lloyds Pharmacy, 11 High St, Winchcombe: 01242 602305
Winchcombe Doctors Surgery (Minor injuries Mon-Fri 8am to 6.30pm), Greet Road.: 01242 602307
Closest Accident & Emergency Cheltenham: 03004 222 222
Stone House Dental Practice, Abbey Terrace: 01242 602220
Wentworth House Dental Practice, High St.: 01242 602381