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Cerney to North Meadow. Fritillaries and gliders.

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An easy walk from Cerney to Cricklade North Meadow, part of the historic Cricklade Court Leet, where we hope to see fritillaries. *** Check the start on website the day before!

Walking from the Cricklade lakes to the North Meadow. North Meadow is home to 80% of the UK population of this nationally scarce plant. Also we will learn of more recent WW2 history. Check the website the day before in case of flooding when an alternative start point nearby will be used Food available afterwards in the Gateway Centre.


This walk is organised by Cotswold Voluntary Wardens, the voluntary arm of the Cotswolds Conservation Board. These walks offer an interesting and often entertaining way of exploring our wonderful Cotswold countryside and landscape. All walks by the Voluntary Wardens are FREE OF CHARGE however donations are welcome and help us to take care of the countryside.

PLEASE: always remember to wear appropriate footwear because some walks may be steep and muddy in places. Dogs are not allowed on walks, except guide dogs and hearing dogs. It is advisable to check the website or call the Cotswolds Conservation Board (07841 663607) beforehand for details of any changes, particularly during bad weather.

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Difficulty: Easy
Date: Tue April 16, 2024
Time: 09:30 AM
Duration: 3 hours
Distance: 6.5 miles
OS Grid Ref: SU 072 971
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Starting Point: Cerney Gateway Centre, Spine Rd E, Cirencester GL7 5TL (see note below in case of flooding of the meadow)
Stile Free: No
Leader: John Milroy; Ray Goold; Pat McCarthy, Roy Taylor, Richard Sharpe
Organiser: Cotswold Voluntary Wardens