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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.

What Do Contours Provide?

  • Accommodation at a different friendly town each night.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Maps and guidebooks.
  • A comprehensive tour pack to guide you through your walk.
  • Luggage transfers so you can walk unladen.
  • 24/7 support.
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© Contours Walking Holidays Cotswold Way map
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£610
COTW1 From Chipping Campden to Bath 8 nights, 7 days walking Demanding£700
COTW2 From Chipping Campden to Bath 9 nights, 8 days walking Moderate / Demanding£785
COTW3 From Chipping Campden to Bath 10 nights, 9 days walking Moderate / Demanding£870
COTW4 From Chipping Campden to Bath 11 nights, 10 days walking Moderate£960
COTW5 From Chipping Campden to Bath 12 nights, 11 days walking Moderate£1045
COTW6 From Chipping Campden to Bath 13 nights, 12 days walking Easy / Moderate£1135
COTW7 From Chipping Campden to Bath 14 nights, 13 days walking Easy / Moderate£1220

Select a tour

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

5 to 7 nights
47 miles
Easy / Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £460 per person
A pleasant walk from Chipping Campden to Painswick along the Cotswold Way.Find Out More
7 to 14 nights
103 miles
Easy / Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £610 per person
A self-guided walking holiday from Chipping Campden to Bath through the beautiful Cotswolds.Find Out More
4 nights
27 miles
Moderate
Dog friendly
From £375 per person
A short walking holiday from Dowdeswell to Kings Stanley, providing a taste of the Cotswold Way.Find Out More
5 to 8 nights
56 miles
Easy / Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £460 per person
A wonderful walking holiday from Painswick to Bath along the world-famous Cotswold Way.Find Out More

Customer reviews from the Cotswold Way

“Everything went smoothly and the standard of accommodation was generally first class.”
Mr Kenworthy, UK
“We had a wonderful time!”
Mrs Dodridge, Canada
“Pretty much perfect. For those that love walking it would be silly not to walk the Cotswold Way.”
Mr Tupper, UK
“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
“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
“Very enjoyable.”
Mrs Horrocks, UK
“Contours booked an extra leg for us and coordinated extra rooms when family rooms weren’t available. Very helpful!”
Mrs Bolman, USA
“Just the right amount of enjoyment and challenge. All arrangements were professionally managed. Accommodation was first rate. Very well managed thank you. Yes. Everything was professionally organised.”
Mrs Youngberry, Australia

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.