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Dog friendly walks in the Cotswolds

Dog friendly walks in the Cotswolds

Covering an area of 2000 square kilometres and with over 5000 kilometres of footpaths alone, the Cotswolds is large enough to satisfy the needs of the most serious and enthusiastic walker. Within this area of outstanding natural beauty there is literally a spoil of riches when it comes to walking routes and trails; ranging in distance and difficulty for all levels of fitness. We know your canine companion doesn't need any further encouragement to explore this charming countryside by paw.

CROOME PARK

WORCESTER

Croome welcomes you and your dog and is the perfect place to enjoy a traditional walk. There are miles of different routes to discover temples, follies and the beautiful lakeside. You can take your dog anywhere on the lead around the parkland with a map available for off-lead areas too. Tether hooks, water bowls and waste bins are available throughout the park. Visit their website to find lots of free downloadable walks.

Email: croome@nationaltrust.org.uk

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/croome


Croome Park

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: BROADWAY & THE TOWER

This enchanting walk leads you through the picturesque Cotswold high street of Broadway, along historic tracks and up to the intriguing Broadway Tower with its spectacular views.

Distance: 4 miles

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, Broadway Tower

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: CHIPPING CAMPDEN

This delightful short walk leads you through the charmingly English market town of Chipping Campden, around shaded woodlands and past breathtaking views.

Distance: 4 1/2 miles (Short cut: 3 miles)

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, Chipping Campden

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: KOREA FRIENDSHIP TRIAL

The Cotswold Way has teamed up with South Korea's Jeju Olle Trail to become one of the world's first 'friendship trails'. Follow this short walk around Stinchcombe Hill to experience one of the most beautiful meanderings of the Cotswold Way.

Distance: 3 1/2 miles (Hill only: 3 miles)

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, Korea Friendship Trial

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: CRANHAM, COOPERS & THE BEECHWOODS

This walk shows you around one of England’s most treasured habitats, beech woodlands, and leads you to the site of perhaps the Cotswolds’ most iconic and intriguing tradition, cheese-rolling.

Distance: 4 miles

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, Cranham

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: HILLS & HILLFORTS - CAM LONG DOWN & ULEY

The incredible variety of the Cotswold Way is once again explored by this stunning little walk. From woodland tracks to open hilltops, it leads you around the intriguing ancient history of Uley Bury to the more recent remains of a pestilent past.

Distance: 4 miles (Shorter route 1 1/2 miles)

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, Hills & Hillforts

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: JOURNEY'S END - THE WALK INTO BATH

Discover a true sense of pilgrimage with this wonderful walk into the heart of Bath and the southern end of the Cotswold Way.

Distance: 6 miles

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, Journeys End

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: OLD SODBURY - THE HILLFORT & CHURCH

From the delightful village of Old Sodbury, follow the Cotswold Way up to the serenity of a medieval church, around oak-fringed farmland and along shaded paths to the breath-taking outcrop of an iron-age hillfort.

Distance: 2 1/2 miles

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, Old Sodbury

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: STANTON, SNOWSHILL & THE EDGE

This beauty of a walk leads you between two of the most picturesque villages in the Cotswolds, over hilltops, down valleys and through shaded woodlands.

Distance: 6 miles (Cut short: 2 1/2 miles)

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, Stanton, Snowshill & The Edge

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: THE CLEEVE HILL RING

This breathtaking walk leads you over open hilltops, across streams and through woodlands, immersing you in one of the country’s most fascinating and precious habitats - limestone grassland.

Distance: 6 miles (Shorter route: 4 miles)

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, The Cleeve Hill Ring

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: THE LECKHAMPTON LOOP

From rich grassland to peaceful woodlands, from Iron-Age remains to Victorian quarries, this route offers up a taste of the entire Cotswold landscape in 4 1/2 sheltered and windswept miles.

Distance: 4 1/2 miles

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, The Leckhamton Loop

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: THE SELSLEY CIRCUIT

This extremely popular walk is one of the easiest to follow, winding its way along the National Trail for nearly all of its length.

Distance: 5 miles

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, The Selsley Circuits

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: WINCHCOMBE & BELAS KNAP

This scenic and interesting little walk takes you from the delightfully unspoilt town of Winchcombe, along Cotswold Way routes old and new, and up to one of the area’s most intriguing ancient monuments.

Distance: 5 1/4 miles (Short cut: 3 1/2 miles)

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, Winchcombe

COTSWOLD WAY CIRCULAR WALK: WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE

As rich farmland gives way to woodland tracks and rolling parkland, this enchanting walk leads you from scarp top to valley bottom, back into one of the Cotswold’s most charming and thriving small towns.

Distance: 5 miles (6 1/2 with detour to Newark Park)

More details: www.nationaltrail.co.uk


Circular Walk, Wotton-Under-Edge

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