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Cotswold Way

Cheltenham, England
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Ranked #3 of 16 Attractions in Cheltenham
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Hiking Trails, Trails, Cultural
Activities: Walking, Hiking
Owner description: This 104-mile hiking trail starts close to Shakespeare's Stratford and finishes in Bath, as it...
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Hiking Trails, Trails, Cultural
Activities: Walking, Hiking
Owner description: 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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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I did the entire walk solo - 168 kms over 8 days starting at Chipping Campden and finishing in Bath. The scenery is simply stunning . I would frequently stop in my tracks in awe of the beauty before me. There are lovely B&B to stay in along the way. The path is very well sign posted but I did... More 

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Washington DC
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84 reviews 84 reviews
14 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We found hiking the Cotswold Way a unique and wonderful experience, but we had planned for 4 days, and ended after three. We were not prepared for the difficult ascents and descents, especially from Chipping Camden to Stanton. And again, the area that is also a motor cross trail near Cheltenham was very difficult footing. We had no problem with... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We were staying in Cheltenham (highly recommended) and thought we'd try a few days' cycling along the Cotswolds Way. Not bike friendly - totally unlike the S Downs Way. If you are on foot, great views and worthwhil. On a bicycle - forget it

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London
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100 reviews 100 reviews
32 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Having done some research we rounded on this walk. the weather was set to be rather dull and we decided on the short route. The signposting was very good and we had a very pleasant walk that started at Stanton. It was a very pretty village and a lovely walk.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The Cotswold way is a great place to go for a jolly ramble. There is an excellent pub called The Seven Springs that have a huge car park and they are willing if you phone in advance to warn them, allowing you to use the car park. The walk is lovely beautiful sights in the summer!

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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

So lovely and beautiful my trip along the Cotswold way visiting many beautiful and idyllic places.Of natural beauty it never ceases to amaze me how The Cotswolds impress me every time i go there.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My wife and I did "the Best Of The Cotswolds" self guided walking tour offered by Cotswold Walks in September 2014. This was by far the best vacation we have taken. The daily walks were great , passing through picturesque villages, fields and wooded trails. The accommodations were wonderful and we never had a complaint. The map booklet was the... More 

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Dallas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had the pleasure of walking a week in the Cotswolds. Andrew of cotswoldwalks.com put a amazing trip together for the 6 of us. The hotels, transfers, hiking information & suggestions for our week made it a perfect trip. I highly recommend Andrew & his company & will definitely use him again. The small towns & even the larger towns... More 

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Only walked small sections, but is a well-maintained and way- marked path with great views especially near Birdlip and around Coopers Hill.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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39 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We spent an afternoon exploring Leckhampton Hill. The climbs up and down are relatively easy, and Devil's Tower is pretty cool. The views of Cheltenham and the surrounding areas were breathtaking.

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