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Cotswold Way gets on French TV !!

A crew  for the leading French TV Channel TF1 recently did some filming on the Cotswold Way for their news bulletin.  They filmed walkers on a scenic part of the trail in the upper Swainswick Valley near Bath and then took shots in historic Dyrham.  They also carried out interviews with walkers and the CWA chairman before heading off to London to interview French expatriates about Brexit !!  Here is a photo of an interview of a Cotswold Warden explaining about dry stone walls.

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What a start

Our first project in July 2016 consisted of replacing a stile with a friendly kissing gate above Hailes near Winchcombe. After a long climb up the track from Hailes Abbey towards Farmcote one did not relish climbing over a reasonably high stile.

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Who are the Cotswold Way volunteer wardens?

Each month volunteer Cotswold Way Wardens walk the whole length of the Cotswold Way checking upon the condition of the trail. If you see a Cotswold Way warden wearing a green fleece please say hello and more importantly tell them if you have come across any problems.

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More good news!

The Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust supports environmental conservation projects in the UK. The Cotswold Way Association is pleased the Trust have chosen to support the work of the association. In the UK, the Charitable Trust support the Ramblers and other smaller outdoors charities. The Trust also offers direct financial support to walking groups in order to aid  sustainable tourism ethos.

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Cotswold Way Association

The CWA is ready to implement the many reports of remedial work required to maintain our trails. Working with the Cotswold Way Wardens and Ramblers work parties the funds we raise will go directly upon maintaining and improving access to the countryside.

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