Discover rolling hills, ancient woodlands, tranquil villages and bustling market towns and enjoy one of England's most treasured landscapes on foot, on horseback or by bike.
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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.

Upcoming Events

Stretchy Roman Soldier Family Drop-in
4th August 2015 - Corinium Museum
Come along and create a stretchy Roman soldier to take home.
Hear about the lives of the Anglo-Saxons and see our evidence for them in this hands-on discovery session.
Roman Helmets Family Drop-in with Jane Bovenizer
5th August 2015 - Corinium Museum
Build up your soldier's kit with a Roman helmet to take home
Join in the fun and create a cockerel on a stick to take home.
'Discovery' - A Creative Forum Exhibition
8th August 2015 - 6th September 2015 - Corinium Museum
This exhibition presents a diverse range of work by members of the group including paintings, ceramics, textiles, sculpture, photography and jewellery.
South Cerney Angling Club Taster Day
8th August 2015 - Gillman's Lake, Lake 23b Cotswold Water Park
FREE, Angling Taster Day, for beginners and those who would like to try angling. 1/2 an hour with qualified angling coaches.

Upcoming Walks

02 August 2015 - 10:00
Details
  • Difficulty Strenuous
  • Duration 5.0 hours
  • Distance 8.0 miles
  • Nearest Town/Village Dursley
  • Starting Point Dursley Town Hall. Free long stay car parking signed from Long Street or opposite the Old Spot pub.

A walk to Uley along the Ewelme Valley, returning around the ancient hill fort and very attractive Cam Long Down ridge. The walk features two steep ascents. Bring a picnic lunch or pub snack available.

04 August 2015 - 2.30
Details
  • Difficulty Easy
  • Duration 1.5 hours
  • Distance 1.5 miles
  • Nearest Town/Village
  • Starting Point Chipping Campden Market Hall

At the Market Hall join the Cotswold Wardens for a walk along the beautiful High Street. Hear how the ancient town developed, from the importance of wool through to the influence of The Guild of Handicrafts. Suggested donation £3.00.

04 August 2015 - 10.00
Details
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Duration 3 hours
  • Distance 5 miles
  • Nearest Town/Village Colerne
  • Starting Point Fox & Hounds, Colerne

A walk around the various footpaths of Colerne Parish. Lunch available at the Fox and Hounds. Bring a mid morning munchie. Parking at the pub or adjacent Constitutional Club. Not suitable for pushchairs.

04 August 2015 - 10.00
Details
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Duration 5.5 hours
  • Distance 10 miles
  • Nearest Town/Village Chipping Campden
  • Starting Point Dover's Hill National Trust Car Park

Second in the series. We go through Chipping Campden, Mickleton and back up to Dover's Hill tracing literary figures, past and present, who have found inspiration in the Cotswolds. Please bring a packed lunch.

05 August 2015 - 10.00
Details
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Duration 3.5 hours
  • Distance 6.5 miles
  • Nearest Town/Village Withington;12m southeast of Cheltenham
  • Starting Point Mill Inn at Withington GL54 4BE

Where shall we wander? To see a raven, sheep, a frog, a fox, and many horses. One steep climb, two major road crossings, and some tall stiles. http://www.thegoodpubguide.co.uk/pub/view/Mill-Inn. or 01242 890204

06 August 2015 - 10.00
Details
  • Difficulty Easy
  • Duration 1.5 hours
  • Distance 1.5 miles
  • Nearest Town/Village
  • Starting Point Chipping Campden Market Hall

At the Market Hall join the Cotswold Wardens for a walk along the beautiful High Street. Hear how the ancient town developed, from the importance of wool through to the influence of The Guild of Handicrafts. Suggested donation £3.00.

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