Uley Castle Ring Walk

8-july-2016

Another quick post, documenting yet another walk. This was only 5.77 km (3.5 miles) with a good 2000 feet of climbing. So it’s a decent prep hike.

Uley Castle itself is an Iron age fort. It is impressively fortified with steep hills and multiple terraces.

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It has views that cover the Severn valley, which is good if you’re watching for marauding armies.

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The hike walks over the hill in the foreground. At this time of year the Cotswold hills are covered in wild-flowers. Unfortunately, it’s also nettle season so one stretch of narrow bridle path was … interesting.DSC_0820
It’s a great place for dogs, as long as you’re careful about livestock. When we visited there were cows grazing in the central area.
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This wide central area was covered in Iron Age dwellings.
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