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11 Days & 10 Nights
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Cotswold Way - 11 Days & 10 Nights

  • Hike the Cotswold Way, one of England’s finest National Trails
  • Explore the pretty villages of the Cotswolds like Broadway and Stanton
  • Enjoy the welcoming atmosphere of a local country pub
  • Hike through the rolling hills of the picturesque English countryside
  • End the trail in Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage City with its famous sites
Hike the full Cotswold Way, one of England's finest national trails over nine days. Hiking an average of 11 miles a day you will have plenty of time to explore the villages, castles, historic sites and nooks and crannies of this quintessential corner of England. The Cotswold Way explores the quintessential English countryside of the Cotswolds. A beautiful green landscape of rolling farmland, quiet woods, picturesque villages all steeped in history. You will enjoy a series of breathtaking views as you follow this national trail. The Cotswold Way begins in the town of Chipping Campden, home of the annual Olimpick Games. Heading south you pass through a succession of enchanting honeyed villages, featuring typical Cotswold cottages, historic houses, welcoming country pubs and inviting shops. Your Cotswold Way walk ends in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Chipping Campden Day 2 Chipping Campden to Stanton 10.5 miles / 17 km Day 3 Stanton to Cleeve Hill 14 miles / 22.5 km Day 4 Cleeve Hill to Seven Springs/ Transfer and overnight in Cheltenham 8 miles / 13 km Day 5 Seven Springs to Painswick 15 miles / 24 km Day 6 Painswick to King's Stanley 9.5 miles / 15 km Day 7 King's Stanley to Wotton-Under-Edge 15 miles / 24 km Day 8 Wotton-Under-Edge to Old Sodbury 13 miles / 20.5 km Day 9 Old Sodbury to Cold Ashton 9 miles / 14.5 km Day 10 Cold Ashton to Bath 10.5 miles / 16.5 km Day 11 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 6kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 6kg is equivalent to 4.5 ham and cheese sandwiches from the store. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.

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  • Hiking in the Cotswolds

    The Cotswolds are world-famous for bustling market towns, beautiful villages, and stunning countryside. This short feature follows Mark and Sonia who spent their 30th wedding anniversary walking on a Macs Adventure hiking tour in the Cotswolds.

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