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Belas Knap

Winchcombe GL54 5AL, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Magical location

A wonderful hill walk not for those who may find walks up steep hills too much of a struggle... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
60sjim
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London
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Lovely spot- visited as part of Cotswold way

I visited as part of of a circular walk from Cleve Hill. There are charming views on this tour. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fromstalbans
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St Albans
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Even though it is a bit of hike to get to, this ancient burial mound is worth the effort, especially towards dusk when the site becomes magical in appearance.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
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“long barrow” (24 reviews)
“steep climb” (7 reviews)
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Winchcombe GL54 5AL, England
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"surrounding countryside"
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"take your time"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A wonderful hill walk not for those who may find walks up steep hills too much of a struggle, it’s a high point overlooking the beautiful valley and Winchcombe, one of the most fascinating early Neolithic long barrows I’ve had the pleasure of visiting, the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited as part of of a circular walk from Cleve Hill. There are charming views on this tour. The longbarrow is quite stricking and atmospheric. You can then walk into Winchcombe. Or back to the Cleve Hill car parks. Great walk

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying nearby so went for a stroll - lovely views from the top of the hill. The tomb itself is not very special (to someone who is not well versed in English history!) the site would perhaps benefit from a couple more signs...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've decided to write this review in an attempt to raise my concern over the complete lack of security for your vehicle if you decide to park at the foot of the walk that leads from the road to the Belas Knap Longbarrow. A friend...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The third day of our Cotswolds holiday . We wanted to make an early start and had earmarked a visit to Hailes Abbey - which didn't open until 10am. I had also wanted to visit this ancient monument and, it not having a ticket office...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends. Steep walk up from the car park. Long barrow interesting with wonderful views. Peace spoilt by drone being flown. Spent about-/2 he at the barrow. Back at car found that car had been broken into. The sign warning of thieves in area...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We visited with our dowsing friends and had arranged a talk by a local guide and artist. The history of the place is really interesting and we found many energy lines. The views across the hills on the way up (yes it's quite a steep...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

If you're not hiking from Winchcombe itself, you can park up on the main road, and follow the way-marker on the Cotswold Way to Belas Knap. The walk will take about 20 to 30 minutes, and it's a fair climb, though easy underfoot. En route,...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

It's a steep climb from the roadside parking - lovely views and, yes, once you get there there's a real sense of history but, we can't see how you would spend more than ten minutes there. Walk was good and if you're in the area...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is worth a visit if you are already walking and passing by on the Cotswold way - but I wouldn't make a special trip. It will take ten/20 minutes to see and you can wander around it, but not really a lot to view.

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