With the river on one side and the site of Cunetio, a Roman town, on the other, 18 members walked the beautiful Kennet valley from Mildenhall ( locally known as Minal) to Stichcombe.
Here they climbed to the ridge for the return, via the quaintly named Cock-a-Troop and Chopping Knife Lanes, descending to the Saxon Minal church and a welcome drink in the local pub
Crossing the River Kennet for the first time
Views of the River Kennet
Passing Coombe Farm and along the top of Forest Hill
Descending Forest Hill to Mildenhall
Views of Mildenhall, or "Minal" as the locals call it