Cotswold Trail

Experience the very best of the Cotswolds. Walk between the most beautiful villages in the Cotswolds, staying at specially selected country hotels and charming Inns, well known for their outstanding food, comfort and welcome. This romantic walking holiday, through the Cotswolds of your dreams, will delight all your senses. 

Your walk begins in Moreton-in-Marsh, a bustling market town with excellent rail links to London. Heading south through the classic Cotswold countryside you pass through a series of impossibly beautiful villages before you reach Bourton-on-the-Water, a Cotswold gem. The route then turns west to Winchcombe before looping back to Moreton-in-Marsh via Stanton, Broadway and Chipping Campden. Typical Cotswold cottages and villages, lush green countryside, historic houses, w
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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 17.4 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 174 m
Descent 171 m

Starting in Moreton-in-Marsh you wind your way through fields and over streams to Longborough, a typical Cotswolds village. From here you will ...

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 20.1 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 323 m
Descent 361 m

Starting in Bourton-on-the-Water you will follow the Windrush river upstream to Naunton, passing through woods and fields before continuing to on ...

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Difficulty moderate
Distance 19.5 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 424 m
Descent 424 m

Following the Cotswold Way from the small town of Winchombe through Hailes and it's ruined abbey, past Breckbury Camp and down into the villages ...

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Difficulty moderate
Distance 21.1 km
Duration 5:15 h
Ascent 482 m
Descent 446 m

Starting in the town of Broadway, climbing to the iconic Broadway Tower and on to Dover Hill before descending through open fields and shaded ...

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