Area: Gloucestershire

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Cheltenham/

Category:Cheltenham
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The Category Cheltenham is a subset of Gloucestershire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Cheltenham which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Cheltenham/

Category:Cheltenham
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The following Cheltenham Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Cheltenham U3A

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Cotswold/

Category:Cotswold
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The Category Cotswold is a subset of Gloucestershire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Cotswold which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Cotswold/

Category:Cotswold
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The following Cotswold Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Batsford Arboretum & Garden Centre

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Forest-of-Dean/

Category:Forest of Dean
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The Category Forest of Dean is a subset of Gloucestershire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Forest of Dean which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Forest-of-Dean/

Category:Forest of Dean
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The following Forest of Dean Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - Forest of Dean

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Gloucester/

Category:Gloucester
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Gloucester/

Category:Gloucester
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The following Gloucester Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Glevum Way

- Gloucester & District U3A

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/South-Gloucestershire/

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The Category South Gloucestershire is a subset of Gloucestershire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with South Gloucestershire which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Stroud/

Category:Stroud
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The Category Stroud is a subset of Gloucestershire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Stroud which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Stroud/

Category:Stroud
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The following Stroud Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- King's Stanley & Leonard Stanley - Walkers Are Welcome

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Tewkesbury/

Category:Tewkesbury
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The Category Tewkesbury is a subset of Gloucestershire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Tewkesbury which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.brockworth-pc.gov.uk/Brockworth-Parish-Council/brockworth_walks-23...

Category:Tewkesbury
Overview

'Walking leaflets are available from Brockworth Community Centre, or download ...' Five circular walks of from 2.5 to 5.0 miles.

colefordareawalkingfestival.co.uk.gridhosted.co.uk

Category:Forest of Dean
Overview

'The Coleford area abounds in natural beauty, intriguing history and is a playground for outdoor pursuits. It has been crying out for its own walking festival. Coleford Area Walking Festival has been a collaborative project led by Coleford Area Partnership and Coleford Town Council. We are very grateful for the support of so many local organisations and individuals. Without your support and that of so many volunteers the festival could simply not happen.' Usually held Mid May.

www.cotswoldwalks.com

Category:Cotswold
Overview

'Founded in 1993 and is owned and operated by husband and wife team Andrew and Elizabeth Guppy. The company remains the leading walking and hiking specialist in the Cotswolds. Their knowledge of the area and its footpaths, tracks and byways is unrivalled - and much imitated.'

www.waterpark.org/things-to-do/walking/

Category:Cotswold
Overview

'There are many kilometres of picturesque and peaceful footpaths around the Cotswold Water Park, with the added bonus of it all being very flat!'

www.cotswoldsaonb.org.uk

Category:Cotswold
Overview

'Walking in the Cotswolds provides a wealth of choices with gentle strolls, hilly hikes and a variety of circular walks including many level, stile-free walks for wheelchairs and easy access.'

See also

Oxfordshire Cotswolds Walks [West Oxfordshire District Council]

www.dbhparishcouncil.uk/community/activities/community-walks

Overview

'The idea to produce some Community Walks arose from the Community Plan consultation which highlighted the fact that many people did not know where the local open spaces, playing fields and parks are or the potential walks they could do in our area. We are very lucky that we have good access to green space and countryside from Downend and Bromley Heath. Each of the walks starts from one of the Open Spaces in our Parish so we hope you will get to know these and that lots of you will then be able to stride out and enjoy the walks we have chosen.'

www.dursleywelcomeswalkers.org.uk

Category:Stroud
Overview

'We would like you to visit Dursley and the surrounding countryside and go on some wonderful walks.'

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dyrham-park

Size (acreage)270
Overview

'Originally an ancient deer park, Dyrham Park remains home to a herd of almost 200 fallow deer and a vibrant landscape perfect for a long walk, picnic and family fun ... There are many different directions you can head in to explore the park, but the Prospect walk is a real must. Follow the tree-lined avenue towards Old Lodge and head beyond to the topograph where, on a good day, you can see past the Severn bridges to the Black Mountains in Wales.'

Description from

National Trust

www.exploregloucestershire.co.uk/Gloucestershire-Walks/

Category:Gloucestershire
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Explore Gloucestershire

www.fairfordcv.org.uk/walkers-are-welcome/

Category:Cotswold
Overview

Fairford, a lively, small market town in Gloucestershire (population C5,000), welcomes visitors, especially walkers. Our walks leaflets will help you appreciate the local area and its history. There’s something for everyone!

Description from

Fairford Community Voice

www.glosoutdoor.co.uk

Category:Gloucestershire
Overview

'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.'

www.gwg.org.uk

Category:Gloucestershire
Overview

'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 ...'

kingswoodparishcouncil.gov.uk/footpaths/

Category:Stroud
Overview

PDFs of four Walks - each of about 3.7 miles in length: 'Kingswood is fortunate in having in excess of 19 miles of Public Footpath. Historically these were used as routes to work, places of worship and of course short cuts to Public Houses and other very necessary destinations ...'

www.minchwildwalks.org.uk

Category:Stroud
Overview

'The group was formed to share knowledge about the unique wildlife habitats in the parish of Minchinhampton and to enjoy the local environment in the company of like-minded people. We also monitor and investigate local habitats in conjunction with conservation organisations. Knowledge that we gain is shared on this website and by creating documented walks around the parish.'

www.cheltenham.gov.uk/info/33/parks_and_open_spaces/350/pittville_park

Category:Cheltenham
Overview

'Opened in 1825, Pittville Park is the largest ornamental park in Cheltenham and features the magnificent pump room and lakes. This park is given a grade 2 listing under the English Heritage register of historic parks and gardens, with the pump rooms as a Grade I historic building.'

Description from

Cheltenham Borough Council

www.ramblers.org.uk/gloucestershire

Category:Gloucestershire
Overview

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

www.gloucester.gov.uk/culture-leisure/parks-open-spaces/robinswood-hil...

Category:Gloucester
Size (acreage)250
Overview

'Robinswood Hill Country Park is a 100 hectare Local Nature Reserve and country park adjacent to the city of Gloucester. The site is a fantastic resource for people and wildlife with a range of habitats, as well as important historical and geological sites. However despite its close proximity to many communities, knowledge about the Country Park is limited and the site is underused ... '

Description from

Gloucester City Council

www.severnside-ramblers.org.uk

Overview

'Formed in May 1997 from which time the membership has grown steadily, currently standing at around 150. We arrange walks throughout the year, ranging from short to long, from rural to urban. We get around 12 - 18 people on our walks, a manageable number which has given Severnside a reputation for its friendliness and sociability.'

www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/slimbridge/

Category:Stroud
Overview

'From birdwatchers to families there is plenty to discover all year round. With experiences to suit all ages offering access to a huge variety of wildlife, it is no surprise we are an award-winning day out! ... Check the daily walks and talks schedule before you go to make sure you don't miss anything ...'

oneyou.southglos.gov.uk/move-more/walking/

Overview

'Many of the rights of way in South Gloucestershire are promoted through leaflets and websites. These routes vary from short circular walks designed to be easily accessible, to long-distance walking routes such as the Cotswold Way and Severn Way.'

www.visitthecotswolds.org.uk/general.asp?pid=22&pgid=1070

Category:Stroud
Overview

'With its dramatic Cotswolds landscape, unique arts and crafts heritage, fabulous festivals and independent shops, the Stroud District is the least commercialised and unexplored area for a holiday in the Cotswolds.'

www.forestryengland.uk/westonbirt-the-national-arboretum

Category:Cotswold
Size (acreage)600
Overview

'Within the 17 miles of accessible paths and five national collections, children become young adventurers, adults connect with trees through guided walks, workshops, self-led trails or volunteering.'

Description from

Forestry England

www.winchcombewelcomeswalkers.com

Category:Tewkesbury
Overview

'This website gives you all the information you need if you are visiting Winchcombe, the walking centre for the Cotswolds ... We have pages focussed on walks, attractions, eating out, shops, accommodation and links to websites where you can find a wealth of information.'

www.wyedeantourism.co.uk/12EasyWalks

Category:Forest of Dean
Overview

12 Easy Walks  'gives you a gentle introduction to the region. These 12 circular walks are intended as manageable strolls for anyone who wants to spend a short time walking without a great deal of effort ... These walks are aimed at: Older Walkers | The Less Able | Young Families | Inexperienced Walkers'.

Also an extensive set of 'links to details of walks that can be freely downloaded from the Internet in addition to our own Easy Walks'.

www.redlionarlingham.co.uk/walks/

Category:Stroud
Overview

'There are four circular walks which are colour coded, named (Hare, Gloucester Cattle, Skylark & Salmon) and are approximately 4.5 to 5 miles long, so allow about 2.5 hours for each one (or go crazy and do all four). The directions for all walks begin and end at the main map board, which is adjacent to the side wall of The Red Lion. All walks have kissing gates and bridges. It may be helpful to refer to the Ordnance Survey, Outdoor Leisure 14. What you see will vary from season to season. Some of the walks may be a little muddy at times but there will always be good cheer and hearty food and drink available back at The Red Lion when you return.'

Description from

The Red Lion, Arlingham

See also

Arlingham and the River Severn, Gloucestershire [Christopher Somerville]

www.cheltenham.gov.uk/downloads/download/577/self_guided_tree_walks

Category:Cheltenham
Overview

'Tours covering different areas of Pittville Park and Montpellier Gardens which point out many fine trees and give information about the species.'

Description from

Cheltenham Borough Council

www2.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/all-our-short-easy-access-walks-on...

Category:Cotswold
Overview

'Walks on Wheels is a series of fifteen short routes throughout the Cotswolds AONB that can be explored by users of wheelchairs, power scooters and children's buggies.' ALERT Unfortunately, these Walks no longer seem accessible via the AONB Website.  So I have replaced the Link with one to Oxfordshire County Council.

Description from

Oxfordshire County Council

www.oxfordshirecotswolds.org/things-to-do/activities/walking/free-down...

Category:Cotswold
Overview

'As part of 2012's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, our Voluntary Wardens have created a brand new series of "miles without stiles" walking routes throughout the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to help you easily explore and enjoy our countryside and landscape. Each walk is around 2.5 to 5 miles in length and takes you on a circular journey through some of our most wonderful places ... ' ALERT I could no longer find this Collection as such on the AONB Site. So I have replaced the Link with a related Link.

Description from

Oxfordshire Cotswolds

www.cotswolds.com/things-to-do/activities/walking-in-the-cotswolds

Category:Cotswold
Overview

'Base yourself in one of our colourful market towns or pretty villages for a weekend or mid-week break with walks. These downloadable itinerary ideas are full of inspiration for places to stay, things to do and a selection of wonderful walks, whether you want a gentle stroll or a longer hike ... The routes are available to buy from the Tourist Information Centre in the town/village or available to download free of charge online.' ALERT The Website no longer seems to include this Section; so I have had to amend the Links to a related area.

wyewalker.com/d3-the-daffodil-way/

Category:Forest of Dean
Distance (miles)10
Overview

'This area is famous for its wild daffodils, and in March every year the local villages of Kempley and Dymock get together to provide teas, and guided walks. You can find the dates this is happening in the forthcoming year here.'

The Website of the Friends of the Dymock Poets summarises the history of the Way - and of the The Dymock Poets' Paths

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The Wye Walker

www.walkingpages.co.uk/trails_paths/ldpdonningtonway.html

Category:Cotswold
Distance (miles)62
Overview

'Walk linking the pubs of the Donnington Brewery in a circular path through rural Gloucestershire. Most Donnington houses offer bed and breakfast facilities, enabling you to walk distances of your choice. The Donnington Way is a true Cotswold delight for the rambler who thrives on well-kept countryside, hidden villages and good beer.'

The Donnington Way: a History of Donnington Brewery and Walk Between the Donnington Inns (Walkabout Series) by Colin Handy (Reardon Publishing, 2012). Amazon offer a Kindle Edtion of this Guide.

Description from

Walking Pages

www.southglos.gov.uk/Documents/The%20Dramway.pdf

Distance (miles)9
Overview

'The Dramway Path is a 9-mile linear walk that follows sections of the route of a nineteenth century tramway which carried coal from Coalpit Heath in the Bristol coalfield down to the River Avon.'

www.wyedeantourism.co.uk/walking

Category:Forest of Dean
Distance (miles)4
Overview

'Shows seventeen permanent artworks, with free access to all in a wonderful woodland environment.'

www.fromewalkway.org.uk/walks.html

Distance (miles)18
Overview

'The Frome Valley creates an important green corridor through the villages and farmland of South Gloucestershire and the dense housing of northeast Bristol. The parks, woodlands, meadows and waterways provide welcome recreational space for people and a valuable environment for wildlife. The Frome Valley Walkway is an important recreational path running along the river connecting communities and open spaces.'

www.gloucesterdocks.me.uk/canal/canal.htm

Category:Gloucester
Overview

'This site highlights the main features of Gloucester Docks and the 16 mile ship canal link to Sharpness Docks and the sea. Brief details are given about the history of what can be seen today, with many comparisons of old and recent views. Information is also provided about facilities of interest to visitors, vessels and people associated with the waterway and plans for developments.'

Description from

Hugh Conway-Jones

www.gloucestercivictrust.org

Category:Gloucester
Overview

'We aim to present interesting and educational content on Gloucester's heritage and history. Make the most of your visit to Gloucester with a Guided Walk or read an essay or historic leaflet ... .Self Guided Walks are available from St Michael's Tower and Gloucester Tourist Information Centre'

Description from

Gloucester Civic Trust

www.visitgloucester.co.uk/dbimgs/watersidewalksingloucester.pdf

Category:Gloucester
Distance (miles)6
Overview

'The four walks range from 1.5-5.5 miles and take in little known and glorious countryside on the doorstep of Gloucester ... '

Description from

Developed within the Severnside Project.

www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/highways/communities-and-parishes/glouceste...

Category:Gloucestershire
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Gloucestershire County Council

www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/highways/public-rights-of-way/

Category:Gloucestershire
Overview

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'.

www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/downloads/GustavHolstWayLeaflet.pdf

Category:Stroud
Distance (miles)35
Overview

'Medium distance rambler’s route from Cranham to Wyck Rissington, via Cheltenham and Bourton. Each of these places has some association with the composer, and the broad stretch of Cotswold country between them was also well known to Holst, who records several pleasant days spent walking in the uplands and dales.' ALERT Details of the Route no longer seems accessible on the Holst Birthplace Museum Website; so I have replaced the Link with one to an outline PDF courtesy of LDWA.

See also

Gustav Holst Way [GPS Cycle and Walking Routes] | The Gustav Holst Way Frank Partridge (Reardon Publishing, 2014)

www.hartpuryparish.org.uk/walking_around_hartpury.html

Category:Forest of Dean
Overview

'The Hartpury Circular Walk ... Walks to our southern neighbours ... Walks from Corsend ... Walks to Ashleworth'

Description from

Erica Materacki and Hartpury Parish Council

www.komoot.com/guide/1684414/hiking-around-chipping-campden

Category:Cotswold
Overview

'There are a number of good walks in and around the area. Chipping Campden is an ideal starting or finishing point for your walk ... If you are attempting all 100 miles of the famous Cotswold Way to Bath then you will be aware that the War Memorial is the official Chipping Campden start/finish point of the Cotswold Way.'

Description from

Komoot

See also

ALERT  Record formerly linked to Website Chipping Campden Walks.

www.jtrails.org.uk/trails/cheltenham

Category:Cheltenham
Overview

'Cheltenham remains an elegant and attractive town which continues to draw visitors from around the world for its fine buildings and ambiance. Most of the sites of Jewish interest lie around the centre of the town. The synagogue is of exceptional interest due to the acknowledged beauty and historical interest of its interior and should be visited ...'

www.jtrails.org.uk/trails/gloucester

Category:Gloucester
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'Gloucester has an unexpected and fascinating Jewish history linked to the military and port history of the city ... '

www.jtrails.org.uk/trails/stroud/places-of-interest

Category:Stroud
Overview

'Stroud's main claim to note has been as a woolen and worsted producing town in the west of England. The town lies quite dramatically on the steep flanks of a valley and is surprisingly remindful of one of the old woolen towns in the north of England ...'

www.yatetowncouncil.gov.uk/places-to-visit/yate-by-foot/

Distance (miles)16
Overview

'Links the Severn Way to the Cotswold Way and enters the Parish of Yate to the north of Yate Rocks, taking walkers through fields to Brimsham Park and then across to Sodbury Common. There are also footpaths around The Common, some of which suit wheelchair users and pushchairs. You can download a detailed Jubilee Way walking leaflet from South Gloucestershire Council via which you can download additional detailed maps of the area.'

Description from

Yate Town Council

www.christophersomerville.co.uk/?p=852

Category:Stroud
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'Back in 1985, a head-over-heels fan of Cider with Rosie, I spent a day exploring Slad with Laurie Lee as my guide. I've never forgotten the deep and amused affection that the author showed for the little South Gloucestershire village where he grew up ...'

www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Limestone+Link+%28...

Distance (miles)36
Overview

'Joining the limestone of the Cotswolds to that of the Mendip Hills. It is a connecting route between the Cotswold Way at Cold Ashton and the West Mendip Way at Shipham. Between the two, the route passes through the valleys and villages south of Bath. Except for an ascent at each end, the walk is mostly flat and not strenuous.'

See also

Limestone Link [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

www.southglos.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/museums-and-galleries/heritag...

Overview

'A choice of 7 themed tours is offered covering some 37 locations. They are designed to be enjoyed either in sequence or to stand alone. There are frequent bus services to places from which you can comfortably walk six of the tours. One tour is more extended and demands the use of bicycle or car. In addition there are a further 9 sites key to the themes of the trail.'

www.cotswoldsaonb.org.uk/visiting-and-exploring/walking/long-distance-...

Category:Cotswold
Distance (miles)60
Overview

'A roughly diamond shaped walk visiting many small villages using quiet footpaths. Imaginative and scenic route through rural Gloucestershire, created by the Ramblers' North Cotswold Group to celebrate its 60th Jubilee in 1995.'

North Cotswold Diamond Way by Elizabeth Bell (North Cotswold Ramblers Group, 2011)

Description from

Cotswolds AONB

offasdyke.org.uk

Category:Forest of Dean
Distance (miles)177
Overview

'We are an independent voluntary organisation that provides information and other services to people who enjoy exploring the heritage and countryside of the England-Wales border. We seek to promote and protect the 1200-year-old Offa's Dyke and the Offa's Dyke Path.'

Description from

Offa's Dyke Association

See also

Offa's Dyke Path [National Trails]

www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/environment-and-planning/countryside/...

Category:Cotswold
Distance (miles)65
Overview

'Winds through Oxfordshire from Bourton-on-the-Water in Gloucestershire to the banks of the River Thames in Henley.'

Description from

Oxfordshire County Council

www.sevenshiresway.co.uk

Category:Cotswold
Distance (miles)234
Overview

'Walk around the Oxfordshire country boundary. The route criss-crosses the boundary taking the walker into seven shires from Gloucestershire to Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Wiltshire.'

Description from

Elaine Steane

www.outdoorswest.org.uk/Home/maps-and-routes/-easy-access-trails-in-so...

Overview

'The Parish Access Trails have been brought about by a project through which 10 Parish Councils were given the opportunity to create an easily accessible circular walk in their parish that reflects the character and heritage of the area. The main focus of the trails is to remove physical barriers such as stiles and replace them with kissing gates and hand gates to allow more people to enjoy the countryside.'

Description from

OutdoorsWest

www.southglos.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/museums-and-galleries/heritag...

Overview

'We publish, in partnership with the South Gloucestershire Heritage Forum, a series of leaflets detailing heritage trails around the area. The leaflets show routes you can take by car, bus or on foot that include sites of particular interest.

www.jumadesign.co.uk/milestonesite/SouthGlos.html

Distance (miles)6
Overview

'This walk follows in the steps of the Romans and the later Turnpikes of the Bristol Trust, taking in a number of milestones, waymarkers and boundary markers and a superb toll-house; on the longer walks, there are extensive views over the surrounding countryside.'

Description from

The Milestone Society

www.go-stow.co.uk/listing.asp?listID=170

Category:Cotswold
Distance (miles)1
Overview

'Leads you to Stow's hidden gems and provides an insight into the history of buildings and the St. Edwards church. The trail is approximately 1 kilometer and on level ground with the exception of the entry into the churchyard. The Stow on the Wold Town Trail guide is available at GO-STOW and costs 50p only.'

Description from

GO-STOW

www.strollinginstrouddistrict.org/downloadablewalks.asp

Category:Stroud
Overview

'Allows you to download self-guided walking routes from across the Stroud District and within Gloucestershire. There are currently five sets of walks available.'

Description from

Stroud District Council

tewkesbury.cotswolds.info/heritage.shtml

Category:Tewkesbury
Distance (miles)1
Overview

'Tewkesbury presents one of the best medieval townscapes in England with its fine half-timbered buildings, overhanging upperstoreys and elaborate carved doorways. Most of the town lies within the Tewkesbury Conservation Area, over 350 of the buildings are listed of being of special architectural or historic interest.'

Description from

Cotswolds.Info

www.cotswoldcanals.org.uk

Category:Stroud
Distance (miles)45
Overview

'The Rivers Thames and Severn are once again connected - this time by footpath. The footpath, known the Thames & Severn Way, has been marked out by volunteers from the Cotswold Canals Trust. It mainly follows the towpaths of the Stroudwater Navigation and Thames & Severn Canal between Framilode and Lechlade, but in places deviates on to other rights of way, such as the Thames Path.'

Description from

Cotswold Canals Trust and Stroud District Council

See also

The Cotswold Canals Walk [Countryside-Matters, 2013) and Exploring the Thames & Severn Canal (Cotswold Canals in Pictures)

www.nationaltrail.co.uk/en_GB/trails/thames-path/

Category:Cotswold
Distance (miles)184
Overview

'Follow the greatest river in England for 184 miles (294 km) from its source in the Cotswolds almost to the sea. Passing through peaceful water meadows, unspoilt rural villages, historic towns and cities, and finally cutting through the heart of London to finish at the Thames Barrier in Greenwich.'

Description from

National Trails

www.countryside-matters.co.uk/3choirsway.html

Category:3: 51-100 Miles
Distance (miles)100
Overview

Details of published Guidebook describing 'long distance footpath between the cities of Gloucester, Hereford, and Worcester, with a theme of poetry and music linking the walk with the Music Festival celebrated at the three cathedrals for over 300 years'.

Description from

Countryside-Matters

www.twyningvillage.co.uk/walks-around-twyning

Category:Tewkesbury
Overview

'Twyning Parish is acknowledged to have one of the finest networks of public footpaths in the entire County. In 1994 the Parish Council won the Rambler's Association Footpath Heritage trophy for the excellent state of its 19 miles of footpaths and bridleways. All paths are clearly marked with way signs and range from simple village walks to longer trips across the Commons.'

Description from

Twyning Parish Council

www.visitthecotswolds.org.uk/things-to-see-and-do/outdoor-activities/w...

Category:Stroud
Distance (miles)11
Overview

'The W.A.S. Way (Walk Around Stroud) is Gloucestershire’s newest way-marked trail. An ambitious 11-mile route, it follows public footpaths around the entire town boundary.'

Description from

Discover Stroud District

www.winchcombewelcomeswalkers.com/winchcombe-way/

Category:Tewkesbury
Distance (miles)42
Overview

'Figure-of-eight trail centred on Winchcombe. The way marked trail is designed to show walkers the hidden gems of the northern Cotswolds. The landscape is constantly changing and reveals the charm of the Cotswolds.'

www.walkingpages.co.uk/trails_paths/ldpwindrushway.html

Category:Tewkesbury
Distance (miles)28
Overview

'Linking the Cotswold Way at Winchcombe with the Oxfordshire Way at Bourton-on-the-Water the Windrush Way goes over the hills with only the remains of "lost" medieval villages en route to the River Windrush in Bourton, whereas its sister route, the Wardens' Way, winds through the villages. The waymarked Wardens' Way and Windrush Way (both 14 miles and shown on OS mapping) therefore provide alternative high and low level routes respectively from Winchcombe to Bourton-on-the-Water.'

Description from

Walking Pages

See also

Warden's Way | Windrush Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

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