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Hetty Pegler's Tump

Long Barrow

Hetty Pegler's Tump (Long Barrow) by thesweetcheat Under a sunny winter sky.
thesweetcheat Image Credit: A. Brookes (27.12.2009)
Posted by thesweetcheat
27th December 2009ce
Edited 2nd August 2017ce
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Comments (4)

That is a beautiful photo, it is high on my list of places to visit locally - I am imaging it is do-able from Stroud.
tjj Posted by tjj
28th December 2009ce
Many thanks June, it was a beautiful time to visit. Yes, do-able from Stroud - we got the bus to Nailsworth (which goes via Stroud) and walked through Woodchester Park. However, Monday - Saturday there is a bus that goes to Uley (20) - not terribly frequent - that would get you within a mile of the barrow and Uley Bury hillfort. Link to bus times:

There's a nice pub in Uley too!
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
29th December 2009ce
Thanks A,
That is really helpful, I've saved your post into Word so I don't lose sight of it. The train journey from Swindon to Stroud is a beautiful one and I feel at home in Stroud. I also have a friend who is the proud owner of a new yellow low-carbon-emission Fiat; her parents live in Painswick. She is open to bribes of cake and coffee ... so one way or the other I will visit soon.
tjj Posted by tjj
29th December 2009ce
Good luck with that and enjoy - can't say fairer than coffee and cake. If you're in the Painswick area a trip to West Tump (near Cranham) is not far away. thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
29th December 2009ce
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