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We aim to celebrate the wide range of scenic walks possible around the Stonehouse area, also showcasing some walks having added specialised interest. The Festival offers free, guided group walks, including: -

* level field & woodland footpaths  *gently rolling fields

*scenic views from steeper hill tops   * canal, river and rail trails   

* walks for restricted mobility   * family fun walk  

*dusk nature walk        *history walks      

*tree walks  * picnics, pub & cafe stops.

For further information download the brochure or ring 07907815343

Welcome to the 1st Stonehouse Walking Festival

Did  you  know  that  the  small  town  of  Stonehouse  sits  alongside  the  restored  Stroudwater  Canal,  the  Cotswold  Way  and  the  River  Frome?    Or  that  it  has  a  thatched   cottage,  a  waterfall,  a  working  paper bag  factory  ( since  1922 )  and  the  delightful  Ocean?


           

 

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Walks

  • 'Dusk to Dark'  Nature walk on Doverow Hill
    'Dusk to Dark' Nature walk on Doverow Hill
    22 Sep 2019, 18:30 – 19:30
    Stonehouse public car park GL10 2NG, Stonehouse, UK
    Maybe you will hear the resident owl!
  • The Trees of Stonehouse (2nd walk)
    The Trees of Stonehouse (2nd walk)
    22 Sep 2019, 14:00 – 17:00
    Stonehouse Town Hall, GL10 2NG, Stonehouse, UK
    Did you know Stonehouse has three publicly visible Mulberry Trees? The picture shows 'Mulberry Tree' by Van Gogh
  • Historic Highlights round Stonehouse Town Centre
    Historic Highlights round Stonehouse Town Centre
    22 Sep 2019, 11:00 – 13:00
    Stonehouse public car park GL10 2NG, Stonehouse, UK
    Do you know how old the 'Globe' is?
  • Cotswold Way to Haresfield Beacon
    Cotswold Way to Haresfield Beacon
    21 Sep 2019, 10:00 – 14:00
    Stonehouse public car park GL10 2NG, Stonehouse, UK
    Amazing views from Haresfield Beacon.
  • Canal Walk
    Canal Walk
    20 Sep 2019, 18:00 – 19:30
    Stonehouse public car park GL10 2NG, Stonehouse, UK
    Do you know where Nutshell Bridge is?
  • 'Fair Shares' Walk
    'Fair Shares' Walk
    19 Sep 2019, 10:30 – 11:30
    APT, Park Parade, GL10 2DB, Stonehouse, UK
    For those with mobility issues or those living with dementia.
  • Eastington, Weir and Orchard.
    Eastington, Weir and Orchard.
    19 Sep 2019, 10:00 – 12:30
    Stonehouse public car park GL10 2NG, Stonehouse, UK
    A chance to visit a different section of the Stroudwater canal.
  • Standish and rural hamlets
    Standish and rural hamlets
    18 Sep 2019, 10:00 – 13:30
    Stonehouse public car park GL10 2NG, Stonehouse, UK
    Views across the Severn Vale.
  • The Trees of Stonehouse
    The Trees of Stonehouse
    17 Sep 2019, 14:00 – 17:00
    Stonehouse Town Hall GL10 2NG, Stonehouse, UK
    Have you ever looked at the trees in and around Stonehouse & wondered how long they have been there?
  • Stonehouse Health Walk
    Stonehouse Health Walk
    17 Sep 2019, 10:15 – 11:15
    Stonehouse Community Centre GL10 2NS, Stonehouse, UK
    Do you enjoy meeting your friends and walking at a leisurely pace?
  • Ebley via canal, footpaths and manor house.
    Ebley via canal, footpaths and manor house.
    16 Sep 2019, 10:00 – 13:30
    Stonehouse Town Car Park, Stonehouse, UK
    Would you like to see inside a Victoria manor house?
  • Selsley Common
    Selsley Common
    15 Sep 2019, 10:00 – 17:00
    Stonehouse public Car Park, Stonehouse, UK
    Historical features, vast views from Selsley common, bring a picnic.
  • History Walk    St.Cyr’s church tower views, Stonehouse Court & the Ocean
    History Walk St.Cyr’s church tower views, Stonehouse Court & the Ocean
    14 Sep 2019, 14:00 – 16:00
    Stonehouse public car park., Stonehouse, UK
    An Ocean in Stonehouse? Opportunity to take in the views from St Cyr's tower.
  • Families - Fun Walk using the  green spaces in Stonehouse
    Families - Fun Walk using the green spaces in Stonehouse
    14 Sep 2019, 10:30 – 12:30
    APT, Park Parade GL10 2DB, Stonehouse GL10 2DB, UK
    An APT Walk, drinks provided Access available for buggies & prams
  • The Stanleys via Cotswold Way, Canal
    The Stanleys via Cotswold Way, Canal
    14 Sep 2019, 10:00 – 14:00
    Stonehouse public car park, Stonehouse, UK
    Good valley views, interesting church & priory ruin
  • Festival Launch - vineyards, railway, canal & Cotswold Way
    Festival Launch - vineyards, railway, canal & Cotswold Way
    13 Sep 2019, 18:00 – 20:00
    Start: Stonehouse public car park, Stonehouse GL10 2NG.
    Meet the organisers and walkleaders and toast the 1st Stonehouse Walking Festival, A chance to sample one of Woodchester Valley award winning wines made partly from Stonehouse grapes.