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The Cotswold Way and preserving nature vs human impact

A walking tour
14 September 2021 at 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM / South West England / Awards and Social

14 September 2021 at 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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RTPI South West | [email protected]

This event has now sold out, please contact [email protected] to be added to the waiting list

This walk of approximately 4.5 miles will take you along the Cotswold Way an ANOB which includes SSSi’s.  

As part of the walk we will discuss the value of nature and how recreational activities are impacting on this including a discussion on nearby Cotswold Beechwoods and Seven Estuary. We will also discuss what mitigation methods are being put into place.

Leaders will include Paul Baxter who leads the Painswick Beacon Conservation Group and Dr Gareth Parry, Director for Nature’s Recovery at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Walk specifics:

Walking difficulty - It is a moderate walk consisting of mainly bridleways and a few hills.

Meeting point: The walk will start and finish at The Royal William public house so participants may choose to purchase refreshements or lunch and continue the networking opportunity.

The walk will be limited in numbers so early booking is recommended. 

COVID19 and H&S

The health and safety of RTPI members, staff and all participants is very important. This event organised by RTPI South West will therefore only take place if local government advice in relation to the pandemic allows for group gatherings at the time of the event.  If the event does go ahead, then to ensure that everyone can enjoy the event safely, we will be asking that all participants follow the any new guidelines issued by government which may include the wearing of a mask and maintaining social distancing.  If we have to cancel or reschedule the event, a refund or credit will be offered. 

A full risk assessment has been carried out and available here. This will be reviewed again before the event.

Prior to attending this event all attendees will be strongly encouraged to:

  1. Take an NHS approved lateral flow test and get in touch with the event organiser should a positive test be returned. NHS approved Lateral Flow tests are free with more details on where to order available here.
  2. Take up the Government’s advice to be vaccinated to protect you and those around you.

As part of the registration process, registrants must agree to our terms and conditions, which include adhering to our outlined Covid-19 safety protocols in place at the time and following any guidance requested by the venue or walk leaders.