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Circular Walks in the Cotswolds

Circular Walks in the Cotswolds

A selection of circular walks through the beautiful countryside of the Cotswolds.

3 to 13 nights
27-80 miles
Easy to Strenuous

From £280 per person

About the trail

Strewn with countless pretty villages built by medieval merchants, the Cotswolds fulfils most people's idea of an idyllic English landscape. While walking in the Cotswolds, you will find neat fields, rolling green hills, ancient woodland and clear streams, combined with simple stone cottages and historical landmarks to create a truly unique picture of timeless beauty. Our selection of circular trails explores the scenery, settlements and stories that make the Cotswolds such a wonderfully special place to discover on foot.

 

Dog friendly tours available

Dogs are welcome on select routes along this trail. Look for the pawprint icon when choosing your holiday.

Customer reviews from the Circular Walks in the Cotswolds

“Accommodations were charming, the walk was exactly what we expected, and the folks at Contours who helped us with all our requirements and changes were unfailingly courteous and prompt.”
Mr Zimmerman, USA
“The Cotswolds are beautiful and being able to walk during the day and have my bags taken to my next night's accommodation was fabulous.”
Ms Birnie, Australia
“3rd Contours holiday so we must enjoy them - we keep coming back. When we booked on a week that had a special event, you were able to find us a different route”
Dr Rudolph, USA
“We had a wonderful time and perfect cloudy weather.”
Ms Monahan, USA
“This was our first Contours holiday and we had a fantastic time - won't be our last!”
Miss Edwards, UK
“Great weather, great walks, great accommodations, great service.”
Mr Domhof, Netherlands
“Very organized, easy to follow directions, great accommodations, and beautiful walks.”
Mr Litsky, USA
“Overall a wonderful walk.”
Ms Lundquist, USA
“Enjoyed the holiday very much. Wish I had booked for a longer walk!”
Mr Jenkins, Australia
Sudeley Castle
Sudeley Castle
"By the Plough Inn" by Samantha Smith (2018)
"Old Mill at Lower Slaughter" by Elizabeth Bradley (2017)
"Mastering Stiles" by Shona Graham (2020)
Hailes Abbey
Hailes Abbey
"Hailes Abbey" by Petra Cullmann (2018)
"Wardens Way" by Elizabeth Bradley (2017)
"Overlooking the Trail" by Shona Graham (2020)
Cleeve Common
Cleeve Common
"Windrush Way" by Elizabeth Bradley (2017)
"Way down to Winchcombe" by Petra Cullmann (2018)
"Broadway Tower" by Shona Graham (2020)
Snowshill Manor
Snowshill Manor
"Near Hailes Abbey" by Petra Cullmann (2018)
"Wardens Way Sheep" by Elizabeth Bradley (2017)
"Canine Companion" by Shona Graham (2020)
Cleeve Common
Cleeve Common
"Sheep at Guiting Power" by Petra Cullman (2018)
"Signposting" by Georgetta Doyle (2018)
Belas Knap Long Barrow
Belas Knap Long Barrow
"Stone Wall outside Moreton-in-Marsh" by Vicky Kerfoot (2018)
Cleeve Hill
Cleeve Hill
"Watermill in Upper Slaughter" by Georgetta Doyle (2018)
Looking west Towards Alderton and Dumbleton Hills
Looking west Towards Alderton and Dumbleton Hills
Stanway House
Stanway House
Sudeley Castle
Sudeley Castle
Hailes Abbey
Hailes Abbey
"Walking Group at Lansdowne" by Pauline Ellington (2019)
"Heading towards Wootton-under-Edge" by Pauline Ellington (2019)