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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
27-103 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
103 miles (164 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 - 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
Cotswold Way Short Break
4 nights
27 miles
Moderate
Dog friendly
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
56 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
7 to 14 nights
103 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

Customer reviews from the Cotswold Way

“The whole route was really beautiful, even under the rain, so it is very difficult to choose a favourite part.”
Miss Detraz, France
“Great landscape, great places”
Mr Henningsen, Germany
“We greatly enjoyed our recent holiday and were impressed by your organisation. We appreciated the timely provision of comprehensive and details information. We particularly commend the speedy and reliable luggage transfer service by Volunteer Inn.”
Mrs Allison, UK
“We loved it. We're going to come back and walk the other half.”
Mr Doolittle, USA
“After three days I forgot what day it was. Totally relaxed.”
Mr Shalay, Canada
“Really enjoyed meeting the people at the bed and breakfasts, and the pubs. All the owners of the B and B's were great, especially Painswick, Tomarton and Leonard Stanley.”
Mr Johnson, USA
“I’ve just arrived back home again after completing the Cotswolds Way yesterday. It was a great experience”
Mr Rogiers, Belgium
“Very enjoyable.”
Mrs Horrocks, UK
“Pretty much perfect. For those that love walking it would be silly not to walk the Cotswold Way.”
Mr Tupper, UK