Downloadable Walks

A wide range of walks are available to download via the following links.  If any of the directions on the walks need updating, please do let us know by emailing: info@cotswoldsaonb.org.uk

North Cotswold Walks: These walks in the north Cotswolds are based around Bourton-on-the Water, Burford, Chipping Norton and Stow-on-the-Wold . These walks are designed to enable people to get to their starting point using public transport and offer a great chance to get outside and enjoy one of the UK’s finest landscapes.

Jubilee Walks: A series of circular walks throughout the Cotswolds created to help commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012.  Each walk features a map, directions plus some interesting facts along the way.

Step into the Cotswolds: Six walks in West Oxfordshire devised as part of the Cotswolds Green Tourism Project, with funds raised through the Visitor Payback Scheme.  The walks are based at Milton-Under-Wychwood, Stonefield, Finstock, Ramsden and Chipping Norton.

Walks on Wheels: These walks outlines fifteen short routes that can be explored by users of wheelchairs, power scooters and children's buggy. Walks on Wheels will help you to enjoy quiet country paths, villages or market towns. Most are suitable for all wheel users others may not be suitable. The project was devised by the Cotswold Voluntary Wardens to mark 40 years of helping to improve access to the Cotswolds and conserve its landscape.

Miles Without Stiles: A series of short walks, between 1 and 5 miles in length - just right for half day and summer evening strolls for the family as well as the seasoned walker wishing to avoid climbing stiles. The walks feature the Cotswolds countryside from the Avon Valley outside Bath in the south to Chippening Campden in the north and Chadlington and Brailes in the Oxfordshire and Warwickshire Cotswolds. Many are accessible by public transport and often include village pubs, historic Churches, houses and other points of interest along the way. Enjoy one or more of theses walks and explore the delights of the Cotswolds without climbing a single stile.

Cotswold Way Circular Walks: The Cotswold Way National Trail is 102 miles and stretches from Chipping Campden to Bath.  However, it is not just a long distance path for long distance walkers.  There are now 12, easy to follow circular walks that take in some of the most scenic parts of the Cotswold Way.  Each route is designed to be as convenient as possible, whether arriving on foot, by car or by public transport, and highlights places of interest as well as that all important refreshment stop.  A perfect way for exploring the UK's newest national trail.

National Trust Walks: A series of walks have been devised by the National Trust and many of these are in the Cotswolds. Each walk includes a map, wildlife spotting tips, local lores and legends and places of interest. Compiled by NT wardens who know the areas like the back of their hands.

Sherborne orienteering trail: This is a fun trail by the National Trust for families; discover a mystery two-part word by finding 13 hidden letters along the route. Start at Ewe Pen Barn and finish at the Pleasure Ground, taking care to put the letters in the right order as you go along.