Kelston Tump would like to take forward the outdoor activities work on Kelston Roundhill (pioneered by the late Dan Spencer). We’re open to leasing Abbotts Copse and other space to make that possible, and to seeing a long-term viable business … Continue reading
The funeral was held last Thursday at Roundhill Barn of Dan Spencer. A former Scout, Dan first came to Kelston Roundhill through his work with local schools. Two years ago Dan moved his outdoor activities business Moving Mountains on site, … Continue reading
by Jon Hamp Cloud breaks,Bright.Cold still, but warming,Squirrel foot on branch.Soft and just,Like this. Mornings buildLight in Eastern towers.Seeking out lost winter spaces, gently,Soft and just,Like this. The forest sends outtrees for friendshipgreening, reaching, callingout now.Soft and just.Like this.
The paths from Cullimore’s Lane and the Cotswold Way are now reopened after a few days’ closure for essential tree works. Thanks for your understanding.
The permissive paths to Kelston Roundhill will be closed 15-19 March for essential maintenance works on dangerous trees which overhang the paths. They will reopen by 1800 on 19 March (sooner if possible). B&NES, Cotswold Wardens and Avon Ramblers have … Continue reading
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Silviculturalist Richard Adams visited from Maldon Essex for one of his regular inspection walks, Silkie saw in hand. It’s becoming a beautiful plantation, with some gladed walks starting to blend into the countryside. We’ve got a few quite promising oak. … Continue reading
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In 2013 we planted over 5000 trees across the site, mainly in the former quarry and landfill field Barrow’s Style. Not everything survives of course, especially with some imported ash in the mix. But this year, for the first time, … Continue reading
Barrows Stile, the large sloping field that lies above Kelston Village, has had a varied past, changing in use from agricultural farmland, to quarry, to landfill, and back to farmland. In the last decade, a significant portion of the field … Continue reading