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Cotswold Way

Cheltenham, England
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Probably the best signposted walk I have ever been on. Tougher than most people think so do not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Winsford, United Kingdom
Nearly completed it In Bits

Only 21 miles to go & then that will be another National Trail Ticked off. Some great Pubs between... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
St Helens, United Kingdom
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This 104-mile hiking trail starts close to Shakespeare's Stratford and finishes in Bath, as it winds through pretty countryside and delightful villages steeped in history.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
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Cheltenham, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Probably the best signposted walk I have ever been on. Tougher than most people think so do not underestimate the amount of ups and downs. Amazing views as far as the Welsh Mountains and a must for those interested in history as long barrows and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only 21 miles to go & then that will be another National Trail Ticked off. Some great Pubs between Chipping Campden to Bath. According to my wife Bath doesn't have an R in it

Thank BrianB321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked the entire length of the Cotswold Way over a period of 10 days. Having walked these sorts of distances before on National trails I would say that The Cotwold Way is the most interesting due to the numerous lovely, picturesque villages you pass...More

1  Thank StevenJ58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked the Cotswolds way, in day sections from Chipping Camden to Painswick and then walked from Painswick to Bath over 6 days staying overnight in B&b' and hotels. Highlights were the wonderful stunning views, picture book villages, perfect countryside, mature woods, dry stone walls,...More

1  Thank Daryl H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I walked from Chipping Campden to Painswick in five days. About half of the Cotswold Way. Everything was attended to by Mickledore Tours (reviwed elsewhere). I'ts a lovely trail with wonderful scenery. Fairly easy going with only a few steep bits along...More

Thank Saye506
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We did several sections around Cheltenham, from Cooper's Hill(cheese rolling) to Cleeve Hill over several days using two cars so we didn't need to use public transport. The sections recommended on the website seem to have places to park. The way is very well marked...More

1  Thank fromstalbans
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We have walked the whole of this over a period of time, and it includes a number of Cotswold gems. Today we walked the trail around Crickley Hill. There are only a couple of bad bits: crossing the road by the Air Balloon, and further...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Took part in a 26 mile charity walk on part of this in July. Started in Hillesley and finished in Bath and it was amazing. Beautiful scenery, unspoilt countryside, cute villages and some big hills! Lovely part of the world.

1  Thank Gary F
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We had only two days to walk in the Cotswolds but the experience was memorable. We used Chipping Campden as a base camp and then followed the maps provided by Hikes and Bikes to visit Hidcote Manor and Broadway Tower. The trails were well marked...More

2  Thank Granite43
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We only did about a third of it and I would recommend doing the service for transportation of luggage because we carried ours...but the views are stunning and the trail is so well kept. It's not crowded and the instructions are so clear.

1  Thank Galit D
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Bernadette L
15 May 2017|
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Response from RichardWatsonCCB | Property representative |
You can get the train to Bath Spa station and then walk the Cotswold Way from south to north. This means you get the prevailing wind behind you. At the north end, there is no station in Chipping Campden, but you can get the... More
12 April 2017|
Response from RichardWatsonCCB | Property representative |
Hi. I would recommend making reservations at that time of year, as accommodation can be limited in some places along the Trail. I walked it over 8 days last year, averaging around 12 miles a day. You will have plenty of... More
LauraLee G
25 January 2017|
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Response from northwoodsbill_12 | Reviewed this property |
Macs tours did a great job. A trip to remember