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Highlights on your Cotswolds Tour

  • Windsor Castle
  • Blenheim Palace – Birthplace of Winston Churchill
  • The University City of Oxford
  • Stonehenge and Avebury, World Heritage Sites
  • Bath and the Roman Baths
  • Stunning Walking Trails Through the Cotswolds


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  • Outstanding Local Guides and Support Team
  • Join Like-minded Active People in the Cotswolds
  • Friendly customer care team on hand 365 days a year
  • “A walk to remember forever… Every aspect exceeded our expectations…We highly recommend Active England and this opportunity to see what I believe is some of the most beautiful country in the world.” D.E


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Classic Cotswolds Walking – 6 Day Guided

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  • 6 Days 5 Nights
  • Apr 01 - Oct 31
  • Type: Guided
  • Difficulty : 2/5
  • Country or Luxury
  • Pickup: London
What to Expect from our Iconic Cotswolds Walking Holiday

This tour encompasses the whole of the Cotswolds as well as visiting some incredible iconic locations and World Heritage Sites, walking right up to the front steps of the spectacular and historic English locations we go to, including the Royal Windsor Castle, Churchill’s Blenheim Palace, Stonehenge – both World Heritage Sites, tour the famous university town of Oxford, and take a walking tour of Bath, the World Heritage City, and its Roman Baths.

Join our small groups and return to nature by hiking through the Cotswolds. Escape the crowds and immerse yourself in the history and heritage of England as you walk through the stunning Cotswolds countryside, led by our outstanding local guides – we know every turn in the track, every café stop, panoramic view, and of course the best pubs in England!

English Countryside and Walking Holidays Near London

Our walking holidays are designed to be completely relaxing. We pick up guests from London and take you straight into the countryside away from the crowds, via Windsor Castle and Great Park, and into the stunning Cotswolds for a walking tour to remember. Walk as much or as little as you like each day, our guides can tailor your tour to your preferences, with shorter or longer routes available daily.

Classic Cotswolds Guided Walking Itinerary

Day 1The Royal Windsor Castle and Windsor Great Park

We collect you at 8.30 from London at Paddington Station, Platform 1, under the clock and take you by bus Windsor, which is about 1 hours’ drive. We visit Windsor Castle, home to the Queen, and walk through Windsor Great Park, past the Guards Polo Club and down the ‘Long Walk’ avenue right up to Windsor Castle itself. Taking our support vehicle to your hotel in Moreton-in-Marsh in the North Cotswolds means a nice, gentle start to your holiday with gentle 4-6 mile walking options.

Mileage: 4-6 miles

Day 2Golden Stoned Chipping Campden, Broadway Tower, The Eccentric Hidcote Gardens

A day dedicated to the Cotswolds. In the morning we walk from Chipping Campden through the fields to the stunning gardens at Hidcote, renowned for its series of ‘outdoor rooms’. We visit Broadway Tower overlooking the northernmost extreme of the Cotswolds from where you can see 16 counties, before walking into Broadway town itself, one of the prettiest villages the Cotswolds has to offer.

Mileage: 5-8 miles

Day 3Blenheim Palace and its 2000 acre estate – Birthplace of Winston Churchill

We head out from the hotel through the beautiful Cotswolds to start our walk in Blenheim Palace, where Winston Churchill was born and a World Heritage Site. With 2000 acres of Capability parkland to explore, todays’ walk is a stunning wander around lakes, serpentine streams, woodland and into the Palace itself for a tour in the afternoon. We travel into Oxford in the evening for a walk through the historical university town and a dinner out in the city. Our hotel for the evening is in the wonderful Cotswold town of Burford.

Mileage: 4-7 miles

Day 4White Horse Hill, Avebury and Stonehenge – Neolithic Day!

We travel from Burford to the stunning White Horse Hill to see the beautiful ancient carving atop the Ridgeway. We walk to an ancient long barrow – the burial mound Wayland Smithy – and around to a Bronze Age Fort with views stretching across the Thames valley. We travel on to Avebury, with the whole village inside a massive ring of stones and onto Stonehenge to complete our Neolithic Day. There is the option to finish at lunchtime and head straight to our hotel for a relaxing afternoon in Bath.

Mileage: 4-8 miles

Day 5Bath Skyline Walk, Optional Roman Baths, Bath City

In the morning we walk along the canals of Bath, down towpaths and beside the rivers that lead the wonderful Bath Skyline Walk, with panoramic views of the city. In the afternoon we visit the incredible Roman Baths and take a tour up to the Royal Crescent overlooking the city. We stay overnight once more in Bath, known for its restaurants, bars, culture and arts!

Mileage: 5-7 miles

Day 6Farewells and Ongoing Travel

After a leisurely breakfast we help all guests with their ongoing travel arrangements. Regular direct trains depart from Bath Spa station into London and other mainline stations.

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Meet and Greet Location

London Paddington Station, Platform 1, Under the Clock

Pickup Time

08:30am

Accommodation

Choose Between Country Accommodation or Prestige Accommodation (additional fee)

End of Tour Location

Bath

Price Includes

  • 5 Night’s Accommodation
  • All Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
  • Entry into all iconic points of interest, including Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, Blenheim Palace, Roman Baths, Oxford Colleges
  • Walking Poles
  • Luggage Transfers
  • Transport Throughout
  • Local Professional Guide

Price Excludes

  • International Flights and travel to and from the start/end of the tour
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Lunches and café stops
  • Dinner Drinks
  • Gratuity for your local guide
FAQ

How active is this Cotswolds walking tour? How fit do I need to be for a walking holiday?

This tour is rated 2/5 for difficulty meaning it’s appropriate for guests going for a good walk and can handle an incline or two. The terrain we cover is varied. We’ll enjoy some rolling hills, and a few steeper walks which will be a bit more demanding. Your holiday, however, will be tailored by your guide to suit your individual preferences and rewarding views are guaranteed! Daily distances range from 4-10 miles.

How do I get to the Cotswolds from near London?

We will pick you up from London and take you out to the Cotswolds ourselves to ensure your journey is hassle free! If you would like to start this tour from somewhere other than London please get in touch!

What are the Cotswolds?

The Cotswolds are a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A limestone escarpment of rolling green hills and picturesque valleys in the south west of England. It is a quintessentially British area with historical landmarks and pockets of singular beauty throughout.

On this trip, will I see more than just the Cotswolds?

Yes! This tour encompasses the whole of the Cotswolds as well as some incredible iconic locations and World Heritage Sites, that you would not get on a ‘normal’ walking trip! The Cotswolds stretches from Bath in the South to Stratford Upon Avon in the North, and across to Oxford in the East. It is known for its breathtaking natural beauty, its rolling hills and its historic towns and villages, built from the golden Cotswold stone.

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Cotswolds Autumn Cycling -   Self-Guided Weekend 

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Cotswolds Short Walks Autumn– SG Weekend

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Cotswolds Short Walks  Autumn – 4 Day Self-Guided

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Walk The Ridgeway – 7 Day Self-Guided

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Walk The Ridgeway – 7 Day Self-Guided

Walk The Ridgeway – 7 Day Guided

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Walk The Cotswolds Way - 11 Day Self-Guided

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Walk The Cotswolds Way – 11 Day Guided

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Cotswolds Villages Walking – 5 Day Guided

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Cotswold Villages Walking – 6 Day Self-Guided

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Cornwall Walking – 6 Day Self-Guided

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Cornwall Walking – 6 Day Self-Guided

Cornwall Walking – 6 Day Guided

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Walk The Lake District - 9 Day Self-Guided

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Walk The Lake District - 7 Day Self-Guided

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Walk Coast to Coast – 14 to 18 Day Self-Guided

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Lake District Adventure Holiday - 6 Day

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Cycle Hadrian’s Wall – 3 Day Self-Guided

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Cycling Coast to Coast - 4 Day Self-Guided

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Cotswolds Adventure Long Weekend - 3 Day

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Cornwall Adventure Holiday - 6 Day 

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Cotswolds Villages Cycling – 5 Day Guided

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Cotswolds Villages Cycling – 5 Day Guided

Cotswolds Villages Cycling – 5 Day Guided

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