Berkshire - Walk 5

Warren Farm to the Bell at Aldworth and back via Kiddington Cottage

Length 4.9 miles
Parking Car park at Warren Farm where Ridgeway begins. Nearest postcode is RG8 9QE
Eating & Drinking The Bell at Aldworth serves a selection of delicious rolls and I recommend trying Old Tyler bitter- an extra-hopped version of Good Old Boy, brewed exclusively for the Bell
Route From the car park near Warren Farm head up the track which ascends steadily for some distance in a straight line. Eventually you will come to a junction at A where you should turn left onto another track heading south. There will be impressive views of the valley below to your left. Continue to follow this path as it jinks round to the right. When you reach the road you should turn left and continue along it. This road will take you downhill into Aldworth. You should take the left fork when you reach the village centre and the Bell pub will be on your left at point B. Stop here for a refreshing beverage! When finished go through the beer garden in the Bell and out of the back gate turning left along the path. Aldworth recreation ground will be on your right. Continue out into the fields passing through a gate and another field. Turn left when you get to the track and continue along. When you get to a footpath sign turn right through a kissing gate and descend down a hill via a track. Go through the gap at the end of the field and you will see Kiddington Cottage away in the distance. Skirt round the field to the right and continue along until you get to a gate which you should go through. This will take you out onto a track, and You will pass Kiddington Cottage on your left at C. Continue along the track and there will be field on both sides. Eventually you will get to a hedged area where there will be a gap for a footpath- go through this. Follow the path along and it will eventually widen to become a track. Follow this out onto the road at point D. Turn left and continue back to the car park at Warren Farm.
Notes New Year's Day is always a great time to blow out the cobwebs on this walk with the Bell often being very lively!
GPX Download Warren Farm to the Bell at Aldworth and back via Kiddington


View of a valley near Aldworth south of point A, Berkshire
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