Trips on the hill
The Friends of Robinswood Hill organise a day when the elderly and less able are taken up the hill by 4x4.

 
We are working with the Rangers and the Scouts to organise three days this year and as soon as this is finalised we will publish the dates.

Welcome to the Friends of Robinswood Hill website


We hope you will find this website a useful place to find out more about this part of Gloucester.

The Friends of Robinswood Hill is a society set up to promote the conservation of Robinswood Hill.

Robinswood Hill Country Park is managed by Gloucester City Council and is recreational amenity for those who enjoy the countryside in the city.

The Hill covers 250 acres (1 km2) rising to 198m (650 feet ) with a Millenium beacon and trig point on the top.
The working party meets each month click here for more details.

If you wish to become a Member then please contact us using the contact form or emailing us at friends.of.robinswood.hill@gmail.com. Membership is as little as £5 for a single member or £8 for a family member.

 





What is going on
  • Chedworth Roman Villa talk

    Thursday 16th February at 7.30pm
    Priscilla Burris will give a presentation on the history of the Roman villa at Chedworth and present day findings.Venue is St Barnabas Church Hall (Small Hall) Stroud  Road, Gloucester. Room is open from 7pm.


  • Spring Walk on the Hill

    Saturday 18th March at 10.30am.
    Join us on a walk around the Hill to see if Spring has sprung. Claude Elliott will be our leader and the walk will start from the main car park off Reservoir Road. Good walking shoes and a stick are useful as the Hill can get very muddy after wet weather and therefore slippery.


  • Annual General Meeting

    Wednesday 31st May at 7.30pm
    After the official business the Rangers will give an update on Robinswood Hill. The venue is St Barnabas Church Hall (Small Hall), Stroud Road, Gloucester and will be open from 7pm.


  • Tour of Chedworth Roman Villa

    On Saturday 1st April there will be the opportunity for a follow up tour of the villa. Details will be given after the talk on 16th February.


  • Trips on the Hill for Elderly & Disabled

    On three weekend days we will run Land Rover trips to a viewpoint on the Hill, with tea and coffee provided by the St Barnabas Cub Scouts. Meet in car park off Reservoir Road between 11am to 4pm. The St Barnabas Scouts will be near the top of the Hill serving drinks and the cafe will be open for food and drink. No booking is required. Dates to be announced asap but will be between May and September.


  • All Paths Lead to the Hill

    Don't forget the All Paths Lead to the Hill Project also run many events on the Hill.
    Check out the project at
    http://www.gloucestershirewildlifetrust.co.uk/allpathsleadtothehill




Friends of Robinswood Hill promoting the conservation of Robinswood Hill and Area by fostering public interest through guided walks, visits and occasional talks.

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