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Cotswold Way, Cotswolds

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Walk through picturesque villages and gentle hills as you follow the escarpment at Cotswold Way, a long-distance footpath on an ancient trail. Along this 164 km (102 mi) trail from Bath to Chipping Campden you'll see honey-colored towns, ancient cemeteries, historic manor houses, forests, meadows, and pastureland. Walk at your own pace or join a group tour. Enjoy the views of mountains, a castle, an estuary, and other attractions. A number of fine bed and breakfasts service the route. Cotswold Way is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Cotswolds Edition.
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  • The trail leading from Chipping Campden to Bath. You can make one, several episodes or a whole. The route is safe, well signposted, not too demanding when it comes to terrain. Wonderful towns on the route. Winchcombe and Broadway are my favorite stops. In each locality you can purchase accurate maps of the episode.
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  • The Cotswold Way is primarily about walking - rather than visiting tourist hot spots. There are other paths that visit those more. The Way goes along the Cotswold escarpment, which is largely the west...  more »
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