Royal Wootton Bassett
Slow Ways linking Royal Wootton Bassett and Calne, Chippenham, Cricklade, Malmesbury, Marlborough, Swindon
Progress towards triple-checked route options for Royal Wootton Bassett’s six Slow Ways: 42%
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Walk to Royal Wootton Bassett from further afield
|Slow Way||Route||To do|
Calne—Royal Wootton Bassett
||Double check||Distance 17km/10mi||Ascent 139m||Descent 79m|
Chippenham—Royal Wootton Bassett
||Pioneer me||Distance 22km/14mi||Ascent 232m||Descent 151m|
Malmesbury—Royal Wootton Bassett
||Double check||Distance 17km/10mi||Ascent 156m||Descent 197m|
Royal Wootton Bassett—Cricklade
||Pioneer me||Distance 14km/8mi||Ascent 98m||Descent 139m|
Royal Wootton Bassett—Marlborough
||Double check||Distance 21km/13mi||Ascent 301m||Descent 306m|
Royal Wootton Bassett—Swindon
||Double check||Distance 11km/7mi||Ascent 54m||Descent 73m|
46% of Royal Wootton Bassett’s routes are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified
5 people have contributed to Royal Wootton Bassett’s Slow Ways
3 people have pledged to walk and review a route
1 people have surveyed a route in Royal Wootton Bassett
65km out of 101km have been walked and reviewed
86km of reviews have been shared in Royal Wootton Bassett
Rachel pledged to walk Malroy oneWalk this route
Rachel pledged to walk Roycri oneWalk this route
Tom Robinson pledged to walk Chiroy oneWalk this route
Sadly this route is impassable due to overgrown paths, barbed wire, broken styles and planting across the footpath. Although we did get through we wouldn't recommend it for these reasons. We will have to create Royswi Two and come back and test it out....
Slow Ways Darren
While the crops growing of paths can easily be overcome by walking around the edge of the fields, the path has been totally taken over by overgrowth for 200 metres (parallel to Hook Street below Hook Farm)....
Difficult access and route finding with not much to recommend that section. The B&B said they had walked the section from Malmesbury to Brinkworth and enjoyed it, hence 3 stars....
I joined the route from the Ridgeway and dropped down to Broad Hinton. The route from Broad Hinton to Cotmarsh was unfriendly with gates locked, paths across fields ignored, stiles broken or absent. Gave up at Cotmarsh as much time lost and went on road....
mdjohnst surveyed Royal Wootton BassettView facilities
AeroAli surveyed Calroy oneWalk this route
The route takes you through a field that had a lot of very excitable cows in it....
The Lydiard Park (and environs) crossing is lovely, and the rest of the route follows mostly cycle paths in Swindon, it could be improved in a few places (for example it crosses the busy Great Western Way above ground)....
BeansOnToast surveyed Royal Wootton BassettView facilities
Slow Ways added Calroy one, a new walk from Calne to Royal Wootton BassettWalk this route
Slow Ways added Chiroy one, a new walk from Chippenham to Royal Wootton BassettWalk this route
Slow Ways added Malroy one, a new walk from Malmesbury to Royal Wootton BassettWalk this route
Slow Ways added Roycri one, a new walk from Royal Wootton Bassett to CrickladeWalk this route
Slow Ways added Roymar one, a new walk from Royal Wootton Bassett to MarlboroughWalk this route
Slow Ways added Royswi one, a new walk from Royal Wootton Bassett to SwindonWalk this route
Royal Wootton Bassett, Mon 27 March
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Royal Wootton Bassett’s Slow Ways starting point
Lat / Lon
51.54205° / -1.90430°
Easting / Northing
406,733E / 182,577N
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