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Cotswold Way

Cheltenham, England
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Wonderful walk and great experience.

We walked the Cotswolds way, in day sections from Chipping Camden to Painswick and then walked from... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Daryl H
via mobile
Great hike!

My wife and I walked from Chipping Campden to Painswick in five days. About half of the Cotswold... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Madison, Georgia
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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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Cheltenham, England
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 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 18 August 2017

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 4 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
Reviewed 23 July 2017

One of the all time classic Cotswold walks with only the last 10 miles into bath being disapointing otherwise a cracking good 101 mile trex with lots of accomidation and pubs on route, one to check out and plan alow at least seven days to...More

1  Thank robin h
Reviewed 18 July 2017

All the Cotswold region is absolutelly incredible, specially for people who loves gardens, stone cottages and sheep. Cheltenham is excellent as a departure point for other Villages.

Thank Lu_vargas
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I confess at the outset that I have travelled only a few miles of this wondrous foot-path due to the effects brought on by ANNO DOMINI ! (Old Age). I covered the length from the A44 to Broadway Tower and how I envy those of...More

1  Thank jrdo5959
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28 November 2017|
Response from Saye506 | Reviewed this property |
Well, we went through a company called Mickledore which took care of everything. Highly recommended. They sent us a schedule with priceing that was comprehensive for my wife and I. If you don't use a tour arranger, I would... More
Layne S
26 October 2017|
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Response from 514shannon | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we booked via Near Water Walking check out their website. But we met couples and solo people who had booked all their own accommodation along the way. It would take a bit of planning, but you could choose some of the... More
Layne S
24 October 2017|
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Response from Vickie H | Reviewed this property |
Don't know where you heard that, it is for the most part a lovely walk through beautiful countryside. You pass through some picturesque villages, and have to cross a few roads here and there, but definitely no urban sprawl!