Landmarks & Living Landscapes
Join Dr Alison Grierson – Brookes and Charlie Nash on a ramble across the Chavenage estate looking for clues and signs that connect us to our heritage as well as to the natural world around us. This joint walk offers an in-depth look at the archaeology and the history of the landscape whilst also opening our eyes and ears to the wildlife around us.
- Duration: Allow 2 and a half hours
- Distance: 5 km
- Terrain: Easy to moderate
Dr Alison Grierson-Brookes, the former Curator of Archaeology at the award-winning Corinium Museum, is a specialist on the Prehistoric Cotswolds. Alison has presented lectures across the UK and made TV appearances including Countryfile and Mystic Britain. Her other great passion is to walk and she is a great advocate of its power to connect us to the natural world. Working in collaboration with The Wild Carrot is the perfect opportunity to combine her two greatest loves, walking and all things historical and archaeological in the Cotswolds.
Charlie Nash, a passionate wildlife watcher, gained a master’s in Wildlife Filmmaking in 2012 before working on BBC’s Springwatch. Charlie is passionate about ecological land restoration from his experiences in filmmaking, conservation and working at the Simon King Wildlife Project. He also has a special interest in beaver ecology.