Cotswold Round

A long distance walk of 217 miles which makes a complete circuit around the boundary of the Cotswolds Hills, from Banbury in the north-east, to Bath in the south-west. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Banbury Cross
Distance: 217 miles (349 km)
Grid Ref: SP453405
Climbing: 7,826 metres
Walk time: 90-108 hours
Days: 14-21

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Cotswold Round is a circular long distance walk which was devised by the Macmillan Way Association for the purpose of raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Relief. The Round makes use of established long distance paths including the Cross Cotswold Pathway, the Cotswold Way, the Cotswold Link and Heart of England Way for parts of its circuit. From the start in Banbury the walk visits North Newington, Broughton Park, Epwell, Whichford, Long Compton, Chastleton, Adlestrop, Lower and Upper Oddington, Maugesbury, Lower Slaughter, Cold Aston, Turkdean, Hampnett, Yanworth, Chedworth, Rendcomb, Woodmancote, Duntisbourne Rouse, Sapperton, Cherington, Avening, Westonbirt Arboretum, Sherston, Luckington, Littleton Drew, Castle Combe, Slaughterford, Middlehill, Bath, North Stoke, Cold Ashton, Dyrham, Tormarton, Old Sodbury, Little Sodbury, Horton, Hawkesbury Upton, Alderley, Wortley, Wotton-under-Edge, North Nibley, Stinchcombe Hill, Dursley, Cam Long Down, Hetty Pegler's Tump, Pen Hill, Middleyard, Stroud, Standish Wood, Haresfield Hill, Painswick, Cooper's Hill, Witcombe Wood, Birdlip Hill, Crickley Hill, Leckhampton Hill, Hartley Hill, Seven Springs, Wistley Hill, Ravensgate Hill, Lineover Wood, Bill Smyllies Reserve, Cleeve Hill, Belas Knap, Winchcombe, Hailes, Wood Stanway, Stanway, Stanton, Broadway, Chipping Campden, Hidcote Boyce, Darlingscott, Honington, Whatcote, Upper and Middle Tysoe, Hornton, Horley and Drayton.

Useful Links:
Macs Adventures
Celtic Trails
Long Distance Walkers Association

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