4.3 of 5 (6 votes)

Steeple Ashton stroll

A leisurely walk (countryside) in Wiltshire, England, about 5.27km (3.27 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:15. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 9m (29ft)
Loss 19m (62ft)
Max. Elevation 90m (295ft)
Elevation (total) 28m (91ft)
Start & End
Steeple Ashton (bus)
Distance 5.27km
(3.27mi)
Duration ~1:15
Difficulty  
Leisurely
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 25 Feb 2008
This walk takes you around historic Steeple Ashton. This picturesque village has many interesting features - a church dating back to the 1200's and several other attractive old buildings. This walk gives you a taste of one of Wiltshire's most popular villages - houses here are among the most expensive in the county!

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Waypoints

OS Grid ST902574
The walk start at the bus stop, just outside the village centre. Buses are not that frequent, so check timetables beforehand.
East Town About 1.94 km (~1.21 miles) from
OS Grid ST893556
From the village, take the footpath just before the Post Office. Take the path heading south to join East Town Lane.
Gypsies' Lane About 2.18 km (~1.35 miles) from
OS Grid ST898577
From East Town, take the track toward Stourton Water. Pick up the aptly named Mudmead Lane, which leads into Gypsies Lane. After 500m, take the footpath heading towards Keevil.
Footpath junction About 1.15 km (~0.71 miles) from
OS Grid ST910578
Where the footpaths cross, take the path heading south back towards Steeple Ashton. This path brings you out near the historic church. It's worth exploring the village as well. Look out for the 'lockup' on the village green - used in the past to hold drunks!

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