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.
- 3 hours
- 5.5 miles
- Andoversford - In the triangle between Andoversford, Chedworth, and Northleach
- Mill Inn Withington
A moderate walk along the Coln then through Chedworth Woods to the airfield and back through Withington Woods. Although a little longer than usual there is little ascent. Lunch and snacks available at the pub if wanted.
- 5 hours
- 10 miles
- Stanway is off B4077
- Main gate to Stanway House, park considerately in village
Another chance to see the north-western edge of the Cotswold Hills. This time we start with a climb. We walk southwards to Pinnock and then east through Temple Guiting and north to Taddington returning to Stanway over the Edge. Please bring packed lunch/refreshments.
- 4.5 hours
- 8 miles miles
- Wellow south of Bath
- Wellow free Old Station Car Park
The Ups and downs! Up from Wellow, down to Combe Hay, down again to Midford, up onto the viaduct and return along the Somerset and Dorset line to Wellow. Please bring a picnic lunch. Not suitable for pushchairs but fine for families.
- 3 hours
- 5 miles
- Between Bath & Chippenham overlooking the By-Brook valley
- 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.
- 5 hours
- 8 miles
- East of Cheltenham
- Station Road, Andoversford. Roadside parking by former cattle market
From Andoversford To Whittington And Puckham Joining The Cotswold Way To Descend To Dowdeswell Nature Reserve And Lower Dowdeswell. Bring a packed lunch
- 5.5 hours
- 9 miles
- Castle Combe
- Castle Combe public car park
We go off public footpaths across the golf course, with permission, to Gatcombe Mill, then across country to Burton and circle round to West Kington before returning along the Broadmead brook. Please bring a picnic lunch. Not suitable for pushchairs.