Walk gl154 Donnington from Stow-on-the-Wold

Fine views across the Cotswolds


Route outline for walk gl154:

Stow-on-the-Wold  -  The Monarch's Way  -  Broadwell  -  Donnington  -  Battle of Stow Memorial  -  The Gloucestershire Way  -  Upper Swell  -  Stow-on-the-Wold



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

In 1646, towards the end of the English Civil War, the Cavaliers and Roundheads fought the Battle of Stow in fields just to the north of Donnington.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Gloucestershire Way, a 161km (100 miles) linear footpath connecting Chepstow Castle in Monmouthshire, Wales with Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, England. The Gloucestershire Way is waymarked by a cathedral, river and tree topped hill motif. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Gloucestershire Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The Monarch's Way, a 984km (615 miles) linear footpath connecting Worcester in Worcestershire, England with Shoreham in East Sussex, England. The Monarch's Way is waymarked by named posts with a crown in an oak tree motif. It follows the escape route of Charles II after the Battle of Worcester in 1651. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Monarch's Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL45
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 163
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk gl154 Donnington from Stow-on-the-Wold

In no particular order . . .

Walk gl154 Donnington from Stow-on-the-Wold - Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold

Photo: Brian Park (4)

Walk gl154 Donnington from Stow-on-the-Wold - Broadwell Church

Broadwell Church

Photo: Michael Farrow (4)

Walk gl154 Donnington from Stow-on-the-Wold - Battle of Stow Memorial, West of Donnington

Battle of Stow Memorial, West of Donnington

Photo: Brian Park (3)

Walk gl154 Donnington from Stow-on-the-Wold - The Wells, Stow-on-the-Wold

The Wells, Stow-on-the-Wold

Photo: Brian Park (1)

Walk gl154 Donnington from Stow-on-the-Wold - Broadwell Church

Broadwell Church

Photo: Brian Park (2)


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