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Circle, top half white, bottom half greenWindrush Way


22 km / 14 miles
Linking the Cotswold Way at Winchcombe with the Oxfordshire Way at Bourton-on-the-Water the Windrush Way goes over the hills with only the remains of 'lost' medieval villages en route to the River Windrush in Bourton, whereas its sister route, the Warden's Way, winds through the villages.

Updated route description and sketch map are now available from Walkers are Welcome (Winchcombe) as a pdf download, link below.

UPDATE 1st June 2022: Route diverted away from Aston Farm, near Bourton-on-the-Water. GPX etc download files have been amended.

UPDATE 30th January 2022: Reported obstruction (locked gate) near Hawling, Gloucestershire (SP 065 233), necessitating a diversion along the minor road between Hawling and Hawling Lodge.


Waymark: Circle, top half white, bottom half green
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Circle, top half white, bottom half green
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: SP024282 - Winchcombe, Gloucestershire View on StreetMap
Finish: SP167207 - Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Winchcombe Way

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External download Windrush Way  (Walkers are Welcome - Winchcombe ) Download File


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 150, 163
OS Landranger Active 150, 163
OS Explorer 45
OS Explorer Active 45

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GPX Route File
Windrush Way GPX Exchange Format Route File
Last Updated 01/06/2022 09:59:28
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MemoryMap Route File
Windrush Way Memory Map Route File
Last Updated 01/06/2022 09:59:28
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Tracklogs Route File
Windrush Way Tracklogs Route file
Last Updated 01/06/2022 09:59:30
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Route Profile:

21.6 km (13.4 miles)
375 m (1,230 ft) ascent
285 m (935 ft)  maximum height

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