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.
- 2.5 hours
- 3 miles
- Between Charlbury and Burford off the B4437
- Near The Swan Pub in Ascott under Wychwood
We shall be walking in and around Ascott to discover all the features of interest both ancient and modern that help make this village extraordinary. Optional pub lunch at the end of the walk at The Swan.
- 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.
- 3.5 hours
- 7 miles
- Colesbourne on A435 8m SE of Cheltenham.
- Overflow carpark of The Colesbourne Inn, Colesbourne
Over C's in the Churn valley. (Colesbourne, Coberley, Cowley, Cockleford). Park in pub's overflow carpark in lane by phonebox.
- 5 hours
- 8 miles
- Chipping Sodbury
- Visitor Reception, Dyrham Park
A circular walk through the old deer park, along the Cotswold Way,around Dyrham wood to Doynton before picking up the Monarch's way and returning on the old Bristol-London Turnpike, now just a footpath! Please bring a picnic lunch. Not suitable for pushchairs.
- 6.5 hours
- 12 miles
- West of Bourton-on-the Water off the A436
- Notgrove Village Hall car park (donation)
A wide-ranging walk taking in Notgrove's adjacent parishes as well as local features of interest, including a walk through Salperton (where the salters would have a break). Bring packed lunch and drinks. No salt required!
- 6 hours
- 12.5 miles
- Stonesfield Parish Church, please park considerately
Explore the landscapes of the Cotswolds on this walk to Charlbury and the outskirts of Blenheim Park. Please bring a packed lunch.