Piddle to Inkberrow /
to North Piddle
instructions & Map for walking from West to East & East to West
Stand at cross roads in North Piddle with back to Church Lane. Go R, pass Moat
House, after some 250 paces take signed gap R.
Go up slope with hedge R to find double fence stile. Take stile and go ahead
with hedge R to exit field by stile. Go ahead with hedge R to take kissing gate,
go immediately R and take kissing gate. Go L with hedge L to take gate,
continue with hedge L to take far corner gate. Go L up field. Exit field by right hand of
Go L with hedge and fence L to pass between two dew ponds to take stile. Go ahead to
take gate, then L around tennis court to come to driveway. Go L on driveway to road at Flyford Flavell.
Turn R on road to pass church and shop and then The Boot pub R at road
junction. Proceed straight across road junction and follow road. Pass speed
de-restriction sign and after some 40 paces take gate L.
Go ahead with fence R across field to metal gate. Take gate and go ahead with
hedge L. The village of Kington can be seen on the hill to your R. At the end of the field take stile some 20 paces to R of gateway.
Go directly across centre of field
to find stile. Take stile and go ahead over next field, passing dew pond R, to
come to mid hedge stile.
Take stile and go R to follow round field edge with hedge R. Ignore path R over
stream, but continue to follow round field with hedge R to corner gap leading to
the road go slightly to the R and cross over stile. Go R and pass house
on R, maintain line to find mid hedge stile.
Cross stile, go ahead, with wire fence L.
pass copse L and exit field by large metal gate. Go 1/2 L to take
double stile / plank bridge then go ahead slightly L to take further
double stile / plank bridge.
1/2 L to left-hand corner field stile. Take stile
and go down field under power cables to find far bottom field corner. Some 30
paces to L of corner take double gated bridge over stream.
Go ½ R across up field to take gateway to road (A422).
Opposite is a minor road to Dormston. Cross main road and take this
minor road going ahead for approx 1/3 mile. Find double metal gate opposite the entrance to Hill Farmhouse Bed &
Breakfast and take fence gap to L of gate.
Go ahead on track. At end of outbuildings continue ahead with
hedge L to field edge gap. Continue ahead with hedge L. At end
of hedge go 1/2 L down field to find gap
some 15 paces to R of field corner.
Take gap into coppice. Go ahead 5 paces and then L to take
wooden gate in corner.
Go diagonally R across centre of field to far field corner
coppice gap by hedge up short grassy corridor to
take gap to field. Go diagonally L under two sets of power lines to
exit by metal gate.
Go ahead with fence L to take metal gate, and ahead with fence R
to take corner metal gate. Go R to pass between barns (L) and
After passing between barns and farmhouse go L. Take metal gate
R, and go with fence R to take
Stile/Bridge/Stile in sunken hedge gap.
Ahead across field to exit by stile and ditch bridge.
Go 1/4 L up field to take double stile in mid hedge gap.
Ahead with hedge left to take small wooden gate to L of 5 bar
wooden gate. Go ahead on track with hedge L to take further
small wooden gate to L of 5 bar wooden gate.
Continue on track to road.
(Temporary diversion - December 2016 Go R to junction with
Stonepit Lane. Go L and after road bends R take footpath L. Go
approx 140 paces to find kissing gate R (Info - Kissing gate ahead leads to Tuer
Way, Inkberrow) )
to North Piddle
farm track with back to kissing gate at the end of Tuer Way, Inkberrow.
(Temporary diversion - December 2016 Go L on farm track to
road. Turn R and to come to crossroad. Go R on Withybed Lane, and after some 200
paces find and take footpath L.
Take cinder track to find small wooden
gate to R of 5 bar wooden gate. Continue on track to further
small wooden gate to R of 5 bar wooden gate. Go ahead with hedge
R to find double stile in field corner. Go R, aiming for farm
buildings, across field to take mid hedge ditch bridge and
stile. Go ahead to find stile/bridge/stile leading to farmyard.
L to find and take drive between barns.
At end of drive find two metal gates. Take L gate and go L
with fence L to take corner gate. Continue on same line with
fence and pond R to take gate into field. Go diagonally R across
field, under two sets of power cables
( here you may have to negotiate some electrified paddock fences
to take corner gap with wooden gate. Take short corridor with trees L to
L down field corner to take wooden gate leading into coppice.
Go ahead 5 paces and then R to find gap into field.
L up field to find field corner way post. Go 1/2 R with
hedge R to take corner field gap. Go ahead with hedge R to
track. Go ahead on track with farm outbuildings R to find
gap to R of double metal gates leading to minor road. Go L
down minor road 1/3 mile to T junction (ignore footpath R).
Cross road (A422) and take metal gate opposite into field.
field go ½ R across field towards R of buildings on horizon to find double gated bridge over stream. Cross bridge, go R up field under power lines
to find stile.
and go 1/2 L across narrow field to take double stile
and plank bridge.
Go ahead to take a further double stile, and plank bridge then 1/2 L to
take large metal gate in hedge.
directly ahead, keeping fence enclosing tree growing area to R to find stile.
Cross stile and continue ahead with house to L to exit by far L corner metal
stile to road. Go directly across road and follow footpath sign into field. Go
with hedge L to top field corner.
Go R some 20 paces and
take stile in hedge gap into the next field and continue directly ahead across the field.
In the L hand corner of the field is a fenced off pond and the stile is adjacent
and to R of pond.
Take stile and proceed over centre of
field towards mid hedge gateway. Cross stile to left of gateway and continue ahead with hedge R. At the
end of the field there is a gate. Take gate and cross narrow field with fence
L to metal gate. Take gate onto minor road. Turn R walking ahead into the village of Flyford Flavell.
road junction and the Boot Inn to the Church. Pass Church and take driveway L. Go
up driveway and around tennis court. At end of tennis court take gate R and
ahead with fence L to find
stile and pass between dew ponds.
with fence and hedge R around paddock to find stile.
Take stile and go
1/2 L across field
to far corner stile.
stile and go ahead with hedge R to gate. Take gate continue with hedge R to field end and kissing gate R.
Take kissing gate
and next immediate kissing gate. Go ahead with hedge L to exit field by kissing
gate. Go ahead with hedge L to exit by corner field stile and ahead to exit
field by double fence stile. Go ahead down slope to road. Go L on road to come
to crossroads at North Piddle.
paths, bridleways and roads we have used in these instructions are public rights
of way as designated on Ordnance Survey maps. Following the instructions and
walking tips on this web site in no way constitutes any liability on 41 Club that such routes or
tips are safe or suitable.