Guided Walks

Discover the Cotswolds on a guided walk

Guided walks that meet your search criteria are listed below. A map showing the locations of the walks is displayed at the bottom of the page. Click on the walk title for more information.

Many of the walks listed are led by our Cotswold Voluntary Wardens who organise a year-round programme of walks that take place across the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including along the Cotswold Way. These walks vary in distance and difficulty, and offer an interesting and often entertaining way of discovering more about our countryside and landscape.

As well as the guided walks programme, the Cotswold Voluntary Wardens will consider requests from groups for tailor-made walks within the Cotswolds AONB, subject to the availability of walk leaders (for more information contact Rebecca Jones,, tel: 01451 862008).
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EASY — length may vary, but terrain is mainly flat (level)
MODERATE — includes some hills and some rough ground
STRENUOUS — may be rough underfoot and ascents and descents may be steep

Wednesday, 29th January, 2020 – Start: 10:00 am
Walk the Whiteway

Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 3 hours Distance: 6 miles

Start point: Miserden Village centre; there is a car park by Miserden school

Join us again on one of our regular visits to the idyllic Miserden Estate but today with a detour to Whiteway to learn a little about this mysterious village.

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 – Start: 10:00 am
Upton Inn Circular

Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 3 hours Distance: 5 miles

Start point: Upton Inn Car Park

From Upton Cheney to Beach before ascending Hanging Hill, following the Cotswold Way to Pipley Wood. Then descending to North Stoke and back to Upton Cheney for lunch at the Upton Inn. Not suitable for pushchairs.

Please note:

Unless otherwise indicated, all walks by the Voluntary Wardens are free of charge however donations are very much appreciated and are usually collected at the end of the walk. No need to book in advance, just turn up and enjoy!

PLEASE: always remember to wear appropriate footwear because some walks may be steep and muddy in places. Sorry but only assistance dogs are allowed on walks. Warden Leaders will take all reasonable care and precautions but each walker is ultimately responsible for their own safety, and for determining their capability to complete the chosen walk.

It is also advisable to check the website or call the Cotswolds Conservation Board (01451 862000) beforehand for details of any changes, particularly during bad weather.

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