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Heritage Open Days: Figure of 8 Walk Around North & South Willen Lakes
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This lengthy walk around Willen Lakes and the surrounding villages will be informative, and exciting as you discover the stories and history of the area. Part of Heritage Open Days on Thursday 16 September 2021 starting at 10am
The walk will include the village of Woolstone which is recorded in the Domesday Book. Then we will enter the 21st century by way of Willen Lakeside Park. We will look at some of the art pieces and the stories surrounding the pieces. We will look at St. Mary Magdalene Church and the Buddhists Temple. We will also stop at the Peace Pagoda and learn a little about life of the Buddha. Back via the Medicine Wheel and the poplar tree plantation. We also include some Greek mythology along the walk.
We’ll stop for a picnic about halfway along the walk so bring a packed lunch for a picnic and come prepared for countryside all-weather walking.
Walk length: Approx. 4hrs including lunch stop
Meeting location: The Cricket Green Car park, Newport Road, Woolstone. This car park is roughly halfway between the Barge Inn and the Cross Keys Pub. Look out for The Parks Trust staff and volunteers.