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 miles
- Colerne, 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.
- 2.75 hours
- 4.5 miles
- 6 miles NE of Cirencester
- Bibury Church
Park alongside the River Coln in the village. Down the scenic Coln Valley to Ash Copse and Roman Akeman Street. Back via a dewpond. Lunch available at pubs in the village
- 3 hours
- 5.5 miles
- On the B4035 between Banbury and Shipston on Stour
- The George Lower Brailes OX15 5HN
This is a delightful walk in the Warwickshire area of the Cotswolds AONB with far reaching views across a patchwork of farmland. Optional pub lunch at the end of the walk
- 6 hours
- 11 miles
- Longborough, Cotswold Food Store and Cafe on A424
Glorious distant views, villages, houses and maybe a battlefield. Terrain not too taxing but come prepared for some mud and stiles. If using Food Store car park please give your custom before or after the walk. Stock up for the day's packed lunch or refreshments, maybe?
- 4 hours
- 7 miles
- NORTH EAST OF STROUD
- MISERDEN CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL CAR PARK
LONG MORNING TO SUDGROVE; DUNTISBOURNE ABBOTS; WINSTONE AND MISERDEN PARK BRING A SNACK
- 3.5 hours
- 6.0 miles
- Car Park at the Fleece Inn, Hillesley, by arrangement. Or in the car park adjacent to the village sports field.
A brisk walk along the Kilcott Valley precedes a stiff ascent on the Monarch's Way to Tresham. The route down to Alderley offers great views before following the Cotswold Way back to Hillesley. Lunch and refreshments available after the walk at the Inn, if required.