Walks in the Cotswolds

From rolling hills covered in ancient stone walls to captivating valleys with lush woodland and picturesque villages painted in honey-coloured hues, the Cotswolds are a delight to explore on foot. Boasting countless footpaths and enchanting country scenery, the Cotswolds offer the most peaceful and charming escapes.

We offer a guided walk in the South Cotswolds. Join us in discovering the enchanting valleys of Ozleworth and Lasborough.

Our favourite walks in the Cotswolds:

Find more walks below and start planning your escape. You can also discover things to do in the Cotswolds.

Walking along a country lane on the Alderley & Tresham walk in the Cotswolds

Walk in the Cotswolds: Alderley & Tresham

Located near Wotton-under-Edge, the Alderley & Tresham walk explores two enchanting valleys and enjoys stunning views of the Cotswold Hills. This Cotswold walk starts at the village of Alderley and takes you across rolling fields to the hamlet of Tresham.

The Hancock’s Well Spring, a tributary of the River Avon, flowing through Grove Wood in between the Cotswold villages of Luckington and Sherston

Walk in the Cotswolds: From Luckington to Sherston

This Cotswold walk starts at the quaint village of Luckington and takes you along the Hancock’s Well Spring to the lovely village of Sherston. From there, this circular walk leads you across lush fields and along charming country lanes back to Luckington.

The trig point at Painswick Beacon and its hazy views on the Painswick Beacon & Painswick Valley walk

Walk in the Cotswolds: Painswick Beacon & Painswick Valley

This Cotswold walk explores the picturesque village of Painswick, the breathtaking Painswick Beacon and the charming Painswick Valley. Following parts of both the Cotswold Way and the Wysis Way, this Cotswold walk offers incredible scenery.

Glimmering River Avon on the Malmesbury walk

Walk in the Cotswolds: Malmesbury & River Avon

This river walk explores the charming town of Malmesbury, the meandering River Avon and the gorgeous Cotswold countryside. The Malmesbury & River Avon walk enjoys breathtaking views of the medieval market town and the serene river.

View of Cotswold hills and St Catherine's Valley near Bath

Near Bath: St Catherine’s Valley walk in the Cotswolds

Located near Bath, the St Catherine’s Valley walk offers a peaceful escape to a hidden valley and the charming hills of the Cotswolds. This circular walk features country paths, rolling fields and quaint villages, and boasts fantastic scenery.

River Avon flowing through Easton Grey on the Cotswold walk from Sherston

Walk in the Cotswolds: From Sherston to Easton Grey

The Sherston to Easton Grey walk explores a charming section of the River Avon. Featuring delightful country lanes, rolling fields and equestrian centres, this Cotswold walk offers a serene escape to the villages of Sherston and Easton Grey.

Walking across a valley along the Wysis Way near Stroud in the Cotswolds

Top 5 Cotswold walks near Stroud

For a Sunday stroll, pub walk or escape to the Cotswold hills, find the best Cotswold walks near Stroud. From charming woodland walks to serene canal walks and arresting walks along the Cotswold Way, explore the striking scenery of the Cotswolds.

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