GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Leckhampton Hill

4 miles (6 km)

This circular walk takes you along a particularly beautiful section of the Cotswold Way National Trail visiting Leckhampton Hill and Hartley Hill. The walk starts at a parking area next to the A435 about three miles south of the centre of Cheltenham. From here you can pick up the Cotswold Way and follow the track to Charlton Kings Common and Hartley Hill. You cross the hill to to the Devil’s Chimney, an iconic Cotswold landmark. This unusuallimestonerock formationstands above a disusedquarryinLeckhampton. It's a picturesque spot with fabulous countryside views providing a wonderful backdrop to the chimney. The area of Leckhampton Hill and Charlton Kings Common is a biological and geological Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Key Wildlife Site. Look out for a variety of interesting flora and fauna such as meadow pipitandgrasshopper warbler. Rare plants includefly orchid,musk orchidand purplemilk-vetch.
The walk finishes with a stroll along a country lane which leads back to the start point.
If you would like to extend your walk then you could continue along the Cotswold Way to the delightful Crickley Hill Country Park.

Leckhampton Hill Postcode

GL53 9NG - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Please click here for more information

Leckhampton Hill OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Leckhampton Hill Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Generic placeholder thumbnail

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Generic placeholder thumbnail

Panoramio: Photos are copyrighted by their owners

GPS Files

GPX File

Leckhampton Hill.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Leckhampton Hill.mmo (right click - 'Save As')