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Walk the Cotswold Way

A magnificent trail showcasing the world-famous Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

4 to 14 nights
26-102 miles
Easy / Moderate to Demanding / Strenuous

Contours Self-Guided Walking Holidays

Contours provide everything you need to discover the Cotswolds at your own pace.

The Cotswold Way

  • Follow the Cotswold escarpment through pleasant, rolling countryside, showcasing a variety of engaging terrain and unforgettable views.

  • Explore the many quintessentially English villages of the Cotswolds and discover their unique characters and fascinating stories.

  • Enjoy the vast range of exceptional scenery, history, architecture and culture on offer in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Chipping Campden to Bath
102 miles (163 km)
17th March to 28th October

Available tours

CodeTourDurationDifficultyPrice per person
COTW0 From Chipping Campden to Bath 7 nights, 6 days walking Demanding / Strenuous£630
COTW1 From Chipping Campden to Bath 8 nights, 7 days walking Demanding£720
COTW2 From Chipping Campden to Bath 9 nights, 8 days walking Moderate / Demanding£810
COTW3 From Chipping Campden to Bath 10 nights, 9 days walking Moderate / Demanding£900
COTW4 From Chipping Campden to Bath 11 nights, 10 days walking Moderate£990
COTW5 From Chipping Campden to Bath 12 nights, 11 days walking Moderate£1080
COTW6 From Chipping Campden to Bath 13 nights, 12 days walking Easy / Moderate£1170
COTW7 From Chipping Campden to Bath 14 nights, 13 days walking Easy / Moderate£1260

Select a tour

About Contours Holidays

Contours Walking Holidays organise self-guided walking tours in the UK and Ireland. We arrange everything so that you can walk your chosen route at your own pace. Our holidays are flexible, customisable and suit walkers of all ages and abilities. We also cater for solo travellers, groups, families and walkers with dogs, thanks to our extensive selection of itineraries.

What's included

Shorter Walks

Not keen on tackling the full Cotswold Way? Then look to our alternative routes on this trail below, or browse the rest of our website. We have a range of over one hundred unique trails, each with their own special charm, so you're sure to find a self-guided walking holiday that suits you.

Routes on this trail

Cotswold Way
7 to 14 nights
102 miles
Easy / Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £630 per person
A self-guided walking holiday from Chipping Campden to Bath through the beautiful Cotswolds.Find Out More
Cotswold Way Short Break
4 nights
26 miles
Moderate
From £385 per person
A short walking holiday from Dowdeswell to Kings Stanley, providing a taste of the Cotswold Way.Find Out More
Cotswold Way - South Section
5 to 8 nights
55 miles
Easy / Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £475 per person
A wonderful walking holiday from Painswick to Bath along the world-famous Cotswold Way.Find Out More
Cotswold Way - North Section
5 to 7 nights
47 miles
Easy / Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £475 per person
A pleasant walk from Chipping Campden to Painswick along the Cotswold Way.Find Out More

Customer reviews from the Cotswold Way

“Everything was well organised and the route enjoyable. We would recommend you on the fact that the accommodation is good and organisation very sound - unlike some of your rivals who we have heard are not very good at all either to the guests or hosts.”
Mr Lee, UK
“It exceeded our expectations. It was excellent.”
Mrs Barrett-Rendler, USA
“Very enjoyable.”
Mrs Horrocks, UK
“A great trip, and everything worked as planned.”
Mr Pedersen, Norway
“I just wish to thank you for the splendid organisation for this long distance path. Superb instruction in your pack made finding the overnight accommodation easy. Many thanks for your support.”
Mr Wood, UK
“Great landscape, great places”
Mr Henningsen, Germany
“Contours booked an extra leg for us and coordinated extra rooms when family rooms weren’t available. Very helpful!”
Mrs Bolman, USA
“Thanks a lot for another wonderful vacation. I enjoyed the Cotswolds Way very much.”
Ms Berentsen, Germany
“Everything was well organized and accommodations were all good. The people we met on the trail were friendly and helpful. We had such a positive experience… The views were breath-taking.”
Mr Hayes, USA