Ragged Hedge & Sister Wood Walk

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Very Easy
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5.3 km
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126 m
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The Ragged Hedge & Sister Wood Walk is a lovely circular route through the Gloucestershire countryside. Enjoy the mix of open fields and wooded areas, where deer and sheep can often be seen grazing. End your walk with a visit to Cirencester, the Cotswolds’ largest town, where you’ll find many great pubs for refreshments.

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Route Description for Ragged Hedge & Sister Wood Walk

The Ragged Hedge & Sister Wood Walk is a family and dog-friendly path north of Cirencester in the Cotswolds. Begin your walk toward the copse of trees known as the Raggedhedge Covert. The trail will lead you through a mixture of open pastures and lovely wooded areas. You’ll circle through The Sisters and Eldon Woods before looping back to your starting point.

Keep an eye out for livestock and wildlife, as sheep and deer can often be seen near the path. When you walk through the fields, the terrain can be muddy, so make sure to wear appropriate footwear!

Consider a Walking Holiday in the Cotswolds

One of the best ways to experience this stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is by booking a pre-planned adventure tour in the Cotswolds. Find the famous self-guided Cotswolds Way and other amazing guided and self-guided tours on 10Adventures Tours.

Getting to the Ragged Hedge & Sister Wood Walk Trailhead

To get to the Ragged Hedge & Sister Wood Walk trailhead, drive north from Cirencester on the A417, take the first right onto the country lane North of B4425. The trail begins across the road from the first farm driveway on the right, halfway between A417 and Stow road.

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