Stage 3 Bletchley to Broadway

    End: Broadway         ←         Start: BletchleyStage 3 of the 52°N walk travels from Bletchley in Milton Keynes, through Buckingham-, Northampton-, Oxford-, Warwick-, Gloucester- and finally Worcestershire, ending in Broadway.

This stage of 52°N goes through the beautiful Cotwolds ending with spectacular views from Broadway Tower over as many as 16 counties:Picture source: Broadway Tower in the Cotswolds AONB

The amazing places on 52°N in Stage 3 (shown as red boxes on the map above) are:

Day 1 – an independent university (Buckingham)
Picture source: University of Buckingham website

Day 2 – an international intelligence & communications headquarters (RAF Croughton)Picture source: Independent website

Day 3 – an historic brewery (Hook Norton)
Picture source: Author’s own photograph

Day 4 – an international fire training centre (Moreton-in-Marsh)
Picture source: Fire Service College website

Day 5 – Britain’s largest private collection of trees & shrubs (Batsford)Picture source: Batsford Arboretum website

These different places all represent important different aspects of public service: education, intelligence & communications, fire & rescue, conversation, and, of course, beer production!

Use the Stages menu above, or the links below, for details of each day’s walk:

Stage 3 Day 0 – Tue 9 Jul: Travel by train from Wokingham to Milton Keynes (Bletchley)

Stage 3 Day 1 – Wed 10 Jul: Bletchley to Buckingham

Stage 3 Day 2 – Thu 11 Jul: Buckingham to Charlton

Stage 3 Day 3 – Fri 12 Jul: Charlton to Hook Norton

Stage 3 Day 4 – Sat 13 Jul: Hook Norton to Moreton-in-Marsh

Stage 3 Day 5 – Sun 14 Jul: Moreton-in-Marsh to Broadway, and return by train from Honeybourne to Wokingham

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