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A 6 walking day and 7 night hiking holiday of The Cotswold Way.

We have outlined the itinerary and what is included in your Cotswold Way holiday below

Cotswold Way Chipping Campden Market Hall
Cotswold Way Market Hall Chipping Campden

Key Points

Price is £595 per person based on 2 people sharing a twin or double ensuite room. Single supplement is £35 per night

Shortest day 11 miles/19kms, Longest day 19 miles/30 km

7 nights’ accommodation with en-suite/private bathrooms

Full English breakfasts included each morning

We provide official guidebook with O/S mapping, detailed itinerary and sightseeing/refreshment recommendations for the Cotswold Way

Accommodation is in good quality B&Bs, local inns and small hotels. If you would like upgraded accommodation, please enquire.

Daily luggage transfers along the route

6 days’ walking to complete the 102-mile Cotswold Way walking route.

You can contact us here to make an enquiry about our Cotswold Way 6 day itinerary

Cotswold Way Cleeve Hill
Cotswold Way Cleeve Hill

Cotswold Way 6 day Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Chipping Campden Travel to Chipping Campden, where your first night’s accommodation is booked. Have a relaxing evening before your start.

Day 2

Chipping Campden to Winchcombe Walking from Chipping Campden, you walk through the picturesque town of Broadway with its honey coloured houses and fine old English tea rooms. The trail continues to Stanton, past Hailes Abbey to Winchcombe.
[Approx 17 Miles / 27 Kms]

Day 3

Winchcombe to Dowdeswell Winchcombe, an unspoilt small town with a selection of shops and inns. Nearby is Sudeley Castle, dating back to the 12th century. The trail continues to Belas Knap, winds its way over and follows the escarpment before dropping down to Dowdeswell Reservoir & onto Seven Springs reputed source of the River Thames.
[Approx 11 Miles / 18 Kms]

Day 4

Dowdeswell to Painswick Today’s walk passes through woodland, the Roman Villa at Witcombe, a bathhouse and fine mosaics have been unearthed. Cooper’s Hill offers fine views and formed part of a large 500BC Iron Age encampment.
[Approx 19 Miles / 30 Kms]

Day 5

Painswick to Uley/Dursley Painswick, a fine small market town with streets dating back to the 13th century. The local stone is light grey giving the town a different feel for a normal Cotswold town. This section of the trail offers some fine views especially the views from Haresfield Beacon over the Severn valley. The walk is quite hilly but rewards you with fine vistas and historic sites, including a Neolithic long barrow and Iron Age fort.
[Approx 15 Miles / 24 Kms]

Day 6

Uley/Dursley to Old Sodbury Dursley, a town once famous for its wool and cloth. This section of the trail offers lovely views of the Severn valley and the Forest of Dean. The town of Wotton-under-Edge dates back to Saxon times, the town has a fine mixture of old buildings plus a selection of pubs, shops and places to eat. This part of the Cotswolds were once very important centres for cloth and woollen industries.
[Approx 18 Miles / 29 Kms]

Day 7

Old Sodbury to Bath This section is very rural with views towards Bristol and the Severn Bridge crossings. The trail passes over Sodbury Hill Fort with 11 acres of ramparts and ditches with Iron Age and Roman origins. The walk passes through Dodington Park, landscaped by Capability Brown. The trail passes Dyrham Park (NT), famous for deer and a fine Tudor mansion and is worth visiting. The trail ends in Bath, an historic city, famous for its Roman Baths, Abbey and Royal Crescent
[Approx 19 Miles / 30 Kms]

Day 8

Depart after breakfast Opportunity to explore Bath before leaving.

Cotswold Way Broadway Tower
Cotswold Way Broadway Tower

Further Notes

Cotswold Way 6 day itinerary. The journey to Moreton in Marsh (the closest train station) is 90 minutes from London (Paddington) and other train stations servicing the area are at Cheltenham & Evesham. There is free, long-term parking in Chipping Campden at ‘Back Ends’

For our overseas guests, the most convenient airports are Heathrow with rail connections to Moreton-in-the-Marsh via Reading and Birmingham International Airport has rail connections to Cheltenham via New Street Station