Nature Walk

West Kington Church – Wood Lane – Blacksmith’s Forge – Broadmead Brook – Nettleton Shrub Distance: 1.6 km approx. Duration: 35-40 mins at average walking pace Elevation: ↑135m max.; ↓101m min.   In mid-May, ecologist Ann Skinner led some two dozen local nature-lovers on an expedition to discover a rich diversity of Read more…

Western Approach Walk

Burton – West Kington Circular Route Blog by Peter Broadhurst This walk has three options: full, medium, short. Full: approx. 70 – 90 mins    Road/Field   Leaving Burton by the chestnut tree triangle head west along the B4039 towards Acton Turville, after 200m fork left onto Toll Down road. Follow the Read more…

Stone Age Stomp

Walk: Burton – Lugbury Long Barrow Distance: approx. 6km Duration: approx. 1.5 hrs Elevation: 131m max, 92m min. Accessibility: route includes rough surfaces including deep ruts, steep bridleway, unmade paths. In wet weather expect deep muddy sections. Continuing our step back in time, we take you on a walk to Read more…

Apollo Mission

Apollo Mission Last time in our Burton history blog, we discussed sites of archaeological interest. All of which are within walking distance of the village.   This being so, we now take you on a journey back in time to explore what remains of our Roman past. Today, we boldly Read more…