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The Cotswold Walking Company offer a 6 walking day and 7 night Cotswold walking holiday of the Cotswold Way. We have outlined below the itinerary and exactly what is included in the price of your Cotswold Way holiday, as well as further information below.
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Our Cotswold Way walking holidays are available throughout the year and can be modified to suit your requirements. For more information, please visit our FAQ and see How To Book. If you have any further queries or questions then simply contact us today, we are here to help.
Arrive Chipping Campden Travel to Chipping Campden, where your first night’s accommodation is booked. Have a relaxing evening before your start.
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]
Winchcombe to Seven Springs 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 14 Miles / 22 Kms]
Seven Springs to Painswick Today’s walk passes through woodland, the Roman Villa at Witcombe, a bath house and fine mosaics have been unearthed. Cooper’s Hill offers fine views and formed part of a large 500bc Iron Age encampment.
[Approx 16 Miles / 26 Kms]
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]
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]
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]
Depart after breakfast Opportunity to explore Bath before leaving.
Accommodation varied between very good and outstanding your service was very good in all aspects including phone enquiries and requests, excellent baggage service.
We had a wonderful holiday and thoroughly enjoyed the walking tour. Thank you for arranging it all so well for us.
Accommodation was excellent, everything was easy and trouble free, thank you.
We were delighted with the service you provide, would gladly recommend you to others.
We had a great time .. a wonderful holiday and the walk was great.
Our Service – 5 stars. Value For Money - 5 stars. Thanks for arranging, blisters are healing nicely!
Thanks for all of your planning. We've had a marvelous time.
Wonderful holiday, very well organised for us – thank you.
Hi Lily, just wanted to let you know we had a fantastic holiday all the accommodation you arranged for us was very good and the luggage service worked perfectly. Many thanks for all your help we will certainly recommend the Cotswold Walking Co to our friends, best regards
Great holiday, great company
It rained for 3 days but Lily did a great job organizing our stay and we really enjoyed our accommodation and time in The Cotswolds
Cotswold Way 2017. Our 8 day hiking itinerary was a well organised and accommodation was the best we have experienced for any hiking holiday. Good weather & beautiful British countryside.
We loved the Cotswolds. Thank you Cotswold Walking Co.you made our trip very special, great hiking holiday.