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.
- 3.5 hours
- 5.5 miles
- Hunters' Hall Inn, Kingscote
Meet for coffee at Hunters’ Hall Inn at 10am. The walk starts at 10:30am, through fields and woods to Hartley Bridge. We return via Hazelcote Farm road (a beautiful almost forgotten valley). Lunch available at the Inn after the walk.
- 3.5 hours
- 7.5 miles
- Bourton-on-the-Water, War Memorial, village green.
We head off to the Saxon Village of Icomb to explore its history, including hearing about highwaymen and seeing the tomb of one of Henry V's companions at Agincourt, before returning by a different route.
- 2.5 hours
- 4.5 miles
- Chipping Norton and Shipston-on-Stour
- Cherington Arms,Cherington
The annual Chipping Norton Music Festival began early last century in Cherington. Enjoy a walk in this little changed countryside to hear interesting snippets about one of the country's oldest music festivals. Optional pub lunch at walk's end.
- 6 hours
- 12 miles
- Hawling, Methodist Church car park or on gravel outside farm up the road
Elevated exhilarating walking with superb views in typical rolling Cotswold countryside. Please bring a packed lunch.
- 3 hours
- 5.5max miles
- Box, on the A4 Bath to Chippenham road
- Selwyn Hall free Car park, Box - Off the A4.
A series of monthly walks from Box into the surrounding countryside. Some hills,giving good views.May be muddy following wet weather. Please bring drinks and snack for mid-walk break. Lunch may be obtained in the village pubs and tea rooms afterwards.
- 4 hours
- 7 miles
- Coaley Peak Car Park on the B4066 Between Uley and Selsley
The walk follows the Cotswold Way to Uley Bury then down and up over Cam Long Down, through Coaley to Silver Street. Then follows an ascent of Frocester Hill to return to the start. Please bring a picnic lunch