Welcome to the Cotswolds
The Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty includes some of the most beautiful countryside in England and is a wonderful place to visit and explore at any time of year. Visit the Cotswolds for a truly peaceful and relaxing holiday - get away from the crowds and explore the quieter tracks, hidden villages and secret corners.
- 2.0 hours
- 3.0 miles
- Stinchcombe Hill public car park (Not the Golf Club car park)
A flat walk without stiles around Stinchcombe Hill with fine views of the Severn Vale, North Nibley and Cam Long Down. Suitable for families but not buggies or push chairs. Lunch available locally after the walk, if required.
- 2.5 hours
- 5 miles
- Off A417 on the road to Birdlip
- Barrow Wake car park
A walk passing the Birdlip Radio Station and Cuckoopen Barn Farm to join the Gloucestershire Way along Coldwell Bottom continuing towards Stockwell and back.
- 3.5 hours
- 6.5 miles
- Bathford and Monkton Farleigh 5 miles East of bath.
- Browne's Folly SSSI Nature Reserve car park at Monkton Farleigh
Through Browne's Folly SSSI onto the Palladian way, then across to South Wraxall returning via the ride to Monkton Farleigh. Optional pub stop at the Muddy Duck/Kings Arms bar in Monkton Farleigh. To be flexible please bring a picnic lunch.
- 3 hours
- 6 miles
- Puesdown Inn (Now the Garniche at Puesdown)On the A40 btwenn Northleach & Andoversford
A walk through Hazleton and the grounds of Salperton Park then back through typical Cotswold countryside.
- 6.0 hours
- 10.0 miles
- Cherington Village centre, near Tetbury Glos. Cherington is approx. 3 miles north of Tetbury and 1 mile east of Avening. Please park considerately near the village hall.
A walk across open, gently rolling Cotswold Country through several small villages to a site near the source of the River Thames, returning via the Monarch’s and Macmillan Way. Picnic lunch with pub stop.
- 5.5 hours
- 10 miles
- Lansdown Park and Ride
We start with spectacular views from Lansdown, descend to Weston Village and then back to the Lansdown ridge again before descending to the delightful Swainswick Valley. Please bring a picnic lunch.. Not suitable for pushchairs.