Circular Walks in Brailes
Starting and finishing at the Village Hall OX15 5AS
Grid Ref: SP 30847 39462, OS Landranger Map 151
The parish of Brailes has 25 miles of footpaths and bridleways.
Warwickshire footpaths near Shipston-on-Stour begin with SS.
For instance SS71 links Lower Brailes via Sutton-under-Brailes to
Cherington. Many stiles have dog gates fitted – a sort of guillotine gate.
CASTLE HILL & IRON BRIDGE 3.6km
Right out of car park up Castle Hill Lane for 300m, take gate on left SS54
and follow up over Castle Hill. Continue path through alley to Castle Hill road,
left down hill toward Junction with B4035. Left along main road for 200m (be
careful here) just before layby on left take wooden bridge SS57a. Path follows
bottom of tree line/edge of field. After 500m take SS58 up through Ashen Coppice,
straight on toward Gillett’s Hill. Where footpath splits 4 ways take 2nd from right
to Iron Bridge SS58a. At main road cross and continue on SS53 that deliveres you
back to the Village Hall.