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Cotswold Way

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Address: Cheltenham, England
Phone Number: 01386833799-07771906747
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This 104-mile hiking trail starts close to Shakespeare's Stratford and...

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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I walked the Cotswold Line alone with Cotswold Walks (Andrew Guppy) in May. The accommodations were quite comfortable (and having my luggage moved was absolutely worth the money... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Joanne R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked the Cotswold Line alone with Cotswold Walks (Andrew Guppy) in May. The accommodations were quite comfortable (and having my luggage moved was absolutely worth the money) and the directions were incredibly detailed. I got lost just once, and Andrew Guppy was on the other end of the phone line to help me out. I cannot say enough good... More 

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Mandeville, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

My family of 6, ages 16 to 52, hiked 8 days on this destination hike. The scenery was even more beautiful than I expected. The hills were extremely challenging but nevertheless, our family truly enjoyed the hike. We most appreciated visiting this area by foot, with most of our sites being what you can't see from the road in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We were only in the Cotswolds for a few days so didn't quite have time to complete the whole of the Cotswold Way. However we found some circular walks on the National Trail website. We completed 2 of these - The Leckhampton Loop and Cranham Cooper's and the Beechwoods. Both of these were great walks and challenging at times. Would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Everything regarding the logistics went like clockwork and to arrive at your B&B in the afternoon with your luggage waiting in your room is defenitely my cup of tea when it comes to walking. Can't wait to come back. Don't miss The Fox Inn in Broadwell. Best pub ever.

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Winchcombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The variation in scenery from Bath to Chipping Campden makes this a very good walk. If the weather is fine then the views to the west are fabulous, particlarly from the northern part of the trail. Don't be fooled into thinking the Cotswolds are gentle walks though - you will need boots and there are some fierce ascents and descents... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I have walked the complete trail of over 100 miles in length 3 times, and usually most weeks visit various parts. a must for walkers, and ideal for a week's holiday. Buy a guide book, ensure you embrace the history of the north and south Cotswolds AONB. Excellent conditions under foot, accessible by bus; convenient for overnight stops. Suitable car... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The hills kept coming at us but it seemed we always found something new (or very old!) to check out over each one. We never used luggage transfer but it may have improved the trip. I recommend 1) a waterproof map if you bring one(it threatened to rain more than once) 2) plenty of water 3) good shoes (not brand... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I am walking the Cotswold Way with a buddy. We are walking a section per month. It has been great fun, we are notorious for getting lost but not for long as eventually pick up a sign and back on track. We have been lucky to have walked through spectacular scenery and historic monument and landmarks as well as beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

A remarkable string of interlinking public footpaths taking you through some interesting parts of the world-renounded Cotswolds in beautiful Gloucestershire, Popular with tourists from around the world for the beauty of the surrounding English countryside and available accommodation along it's route.

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Summerland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

In September 2013, I took a crazy leap of faith and put my trust in Andrew Guppy of Cotswold Walking Holidays (Cotswold Walks). Was ready for an overseas walking adventure, had always hankered to explore England by foot, and found Andrew online. Cotswold Walks turned out to be everything I'd hoped for as a solo walker: professional, supportive, flexible, knowledgeable... More 

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