Broadway walk leaflet launched

  • 19th July 2018


Take an archaeological walk around Broadway!

Our walk leaflet, commissioned by Cllr Liz Eyre, is now freely available to pick up from Broadway Museum & Art Gallery, tourist information, Broadway Tower and a host of other venue in and around Broadway.

Two folded walk leaflets

The circular walk begins from the Museum & Art Gallery on the High Street and heads up Fish Hill to Broadway Tower and back down the Cotswold Way, with shorter and longer route options. Along the way you can discover the archaeology under your feet and nearby in the surrounding beautiful countryside. From early hunter-gatherers to Roman farmers, an Anglo-Saxon cemetery and historic stone quarries there is a wealth of stories and heritage to uncover.

Discussing why Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service was asked to produce this walk leaflet, Cllr Liz Eyre explained that “I walked the Cotswold Way in 2017, an experience enhanced by my understanding of the ancient history along its route. I commissioned this leaflet to share with walkers key aspects of Broadway’s heritage and archaeology over and above its more obvious natural beauty.”

You can download the leaflet pdf here, and you can see it below too.


Thank you to our sponsors for making the leaflet freely available: Worcestershire County Council Divisional Fund, Wychavon Chairman’s Charity, Cotswold Conservation Board, Farncombe Estate and Morris & Brown Café at Broadway Tower.

Three photos of Broadway's archaeology

Archaeology of Broadway (left to right): ridge and furrow on Fish Hill, Bronze Age beaker vessel found during 2016 excavation, and enclosure cropmarks along the Badsey Brook (copyright Mike Glyde)

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