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MORTIMER - ALDERMASTON May-2018

Saturday, 26 May 2018 - 10miles - ROMAN BERKSHIRE - MORTIMER to ALDERMASTON - Leader: Roger B

From Stratfield Mortimer to the Roman amphitheatre and around the walls of the now burried Roman town of Celleva Atrebatum. On to Silchester Common for lunch.The afternoon is through pine woods & commons then accross the River Kennet to the Kennet and Avon Canal at Aldermaston.(Saturday Walkers Club Time Out CW1/33).

Lunch: Pub (Calleva Arms) or picnic on Silchester Common

 

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Church at Aldermaston

 

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Buttercup field

 

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Cow Parsley

 

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Roger's history lesson but there is no homework to do

 

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Participants in Silchester Roman amphitheater

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Impressive Calleva Roman wall

 

 

 

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Strolling through fields of barley

 

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Group enjoying the amphitheatre

 

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Roger (leader) telling the group of Roman town Calleva Atrrebatum

 

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Our Hidden Gem Roger phoning the pub to warn them we are on our way

 

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Feeding time

 

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Canal at Aldermaston

Photos: Sue, Caroline, Martin

 

Saturday, June 23, 2018