Bourton-on-the-Water

The Cotswolds in Comfort (2023)

Experience the very best of the Cotswolds in this slow self-guided walking adventure, staying at select country hotels and charming inns, well known for their comfort and welcome. Begin in Moreton-in-Marsh, a bustling market town and from here head south through the classic Cotswold countryside passing through a series of impossibly beautiful villages including Bourton-on-the-Water and Lower Slaughter, Cotswold gems. Typical Cotswold cottages and villages, lush green countryside, historic houses, welcoming country pubs and inviting shops make the Cotswolds a walker's paradise and you are sure to fall in love with this magical corner of England.

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Hiking route · Cotswold
Moreton in Marsh to Lower Slaughter
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 15.1 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 165 m
Descent 156 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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Hiking route · United Kingdom
Slaughters Loop Walk via Naunton
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 16.8 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 180 m
Descent 180 m

A circular walk through the rural tranquillity of the Cotswold countryside visiting three iconic villages and picturesque Bourton on the Water.

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recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 9.8 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 170 m
Descent 273 m

Starting in Guiting Power pass through woodland and the edge of the Farmcote Estate before descending towards Winchcombe past Sudley Castle.

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 19.5 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 424 m
Descent 424 m

Following the Cotswold Way from the small town of Winchcombe through Hailes and its ruined abbey, past Breckbury Camp and down into the villages ...

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Hiking route · United Kingdom
Winchcombe to Broadway (via Low Route)
Difficulty
Distance 14.5 km
Duration 3:43 h
Ascent 145 m
Descent 148 m

This is the shorter of the two route options for todays hike leading you to Broadway.

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Hiking route · Cotswold
Broadway to Chipping Campden
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 9.7 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 221 m
Descent 172 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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recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 11.3 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 267 m
Descent 280 m

A classic day in the Cotswolds by climbing up and over the ridge on bridleways and paths to Moreton-in-Marsh.

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