Click HERE for a collated A-Z List of current Records for the County in 'Open Paths and Trails'

Many of the FEATURED Recorders of Paths and Trails have additional extensive coverage of Walks and Walking in the County


*Explore Gloucestershire

'Gloucestershire has an amazing amount of walks for all to enjoy, whether you wish to wander through the wooded glades of the Forest of Dean or walk the Cotswold Way.'

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Explore Gloucestershire

*Gloucestershire County Council

Countryside walks in the various Country Parks within Gloucestershire.

*Gloucestershire Outdoor Group

'Social walking group which offers walks, weekends away, and a wide range of other outdoor activities. Our members are singles and couples and people who like to be part of and contribute to a social group.'

*Gloucestershire Walking Group

'We are a walking group for people of working age who are keen to get outdoors, walking and enjoying the countryside. We offer walks across the glorious Cotswold countryside and beyond most Sundays, often with a detour to a local pub or tea shop. During the summer we offer Thursday evening walks followed by a pub meal ... Almost all our members are of working age. We have some walks specifically for people in their 20s and 30s and these are proving very popular ...'

*Ramblers - Gloucestershire Area

'Covers the entire County and its eight local groups have a total membership of over 1400.'

*Wiltshire, Gloucestershire & North Somerset Gay Outdoor Club

'From the rolling Cotswolds with their quaint, mellow, honey-stone villages and grazing sheep, to the fern-draped combes of the Mendips and the mysterious broad open chalk downlands of Wiltshire, intersected by winding rivers including the mighty Severn, the upper Thames and the Bristol Avon flowing through lush pastures in their valleys, along with the heritage-rich Forest of Dean and a short but extremely varied coastline ... '

Gloucestershire Local Access Forum

'Offers strategic advice and comment to the County Council and Natural England on the improvement of access. This Forum consists of interest groups such as walkers, cyclists, equestrians, disabled users and landowners.  It advises the county council regarding access to the countryside and public rights of way matters.'

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Gloucestershire County Council

Gloucestershire Rights of Way

The Definitive Map and Statement is the 'legal record of the public rights of way and shows the routes of each public footpath, bridleway, restricted byway and byway open to all traffic in the county. You can view:

*The original map at Shire Hall during office hours (no need to book an appointment);

* Rights of Way Map Online 'This is not the definitive map but our attempt to show the data in an electronic format'.

Hereford and Gloucester Canal Walks

'A series of walks leaflets are available covering parts of the Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Canal through the two counties. There are now five walks available – all of which are proving very popular with both local people and visitors to the area. Each walk is illustrated with photos of points of interest and a clear map of the route.'

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Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal Trust

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