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Saturday Sept. 15 BIBURY - THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE IN ENGLAND

  • Sep 15, 2012 · 8:30 AM
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Day trip by comfy and spacious, with air con minibus to go hiking & sight seeing in the Cotswolds. That is the only way you can get there, no public transport go to Bibury from London.

Bibury is a charming, typically Cotswold, village just a short drive from "The Capital of the Cotswolds", Cirencester. Bibury was once described by William Morris [masked]) as "the most beautiful village in England"

The Cotswold village of Bibury http://www.bibury.com...

Attractions in Bibury include Arlington Row, a row of weavers cottages built of local stone next to the River Coln, the Bibury Trout Farm and the Saxon Church, the Church of St Mary.

The north Chancel wall of the Church is home to a stained glass window which was designed in 1927 by Karl Parsons and was featured in the 1992 Christmas stamp set issued by the Royal Mail.

The River Coln flows through Bibury sandwiched between the main village street and an expanse of boggy watermeadow known as Rack Isle. With Arlington Row as a backdrop, it makes one of the most picturesque scenes you will find in the Cotswolds.


Stock photo of the medieval almshouses of Arlington Row, at Bibury, Gloucestershire Cotswolds. Part of the UK Travel and Heritage Image Library from Britain Express, Cotswold Collection

The area is actually made up of two villages, Arlington on one side of the River Coln and Bibury on the other. It is one of the "must see" destinations in the Cotswolds, and has a place on the itinerary of most tourists.



Visit the prettiest villages in England: http://www.the-cotswo...

Here is some hike info, it always depends on the weather though.

Distance: 16 kms/10 miles

Hike level: easy to medium

Estimated return time to London: 8 PM

Things to bring:
water
packed lunch
some cash for a pub
waterproof clothing
hiking boots
camera

change of shoes in case your feet get wet


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  • Kieron D.

    3rd time for me on this walk and it continues to be a great day out. The autumn colors were just beginning to show and we had sunshine for most of the day. My favorite bit is dipping our feet in the river Coln..... and the pub stop at the end of course :-)

    September 17, 2012

  • Leticia O.

    Hi guys, I may not be able to go tomorrow... Anyone interested in taking my place? Please send me an email [masked]. Thanks

    September 14, 2012

  • Gaurav K

    Hi - I'm no longer able to make this trip. If anyone would like to go in my place, please call me om[masked]

    September 13, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi, I'd like to go in your place, is the offer still available?

      September 13, 2012

    • Gaurav K

      Hi harsh yes its still available, just sent you a message

      September 14, 2012

  • Philippa

    Hi - I'm no longer able to make this trip. If anyone would like to go in my place, please drop me a line.

    September 11, 2012

    • Philippa

      Have just sent you an email

      September 12, 2012

    • Philippa

      Anna - the place is no longer available, please see my email of yesterday.

      September 13, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    We are going on a car, there maybe some spots left for those on the waiting list

    September 10, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Anastassia, I am on the waiting list and would be interested in taking a spot in the car if there is still one available. Let me know. Thanks.

      September 12, 2012

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