Cotswold Way

The Cotswold Way is a long distance walk that runs for 102 miles (163km) from the medieval market town of Chipping Campden in the North Cotswolds, to the historic City of Bath. Following the western edge of the Cotswold Hills, the Cotswold Way route journeys through gently rolling, sheep-grazed pastures, stunning beech woodland, and dreamy, honey-coloured villages built from the delightfully warm Cotswold stone. You will cross ancient commons in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, pass Neolithic burial barrows, beautiful stately homes, and historic battle sites. The path along the escarpment twists and turns, affording ever-changing views to the west towards the River Severn and the Malvern Hills.

Our colleagues Katie and Shelley recently walked the 102 miles from Chipping Campden to Bath. Click here to read about their walking holiday on the Cotswold Way.

Our Holidays

We offer a range of walking holidays along the Cotswold Way. You can walk the whole route in 6-11 days, or we offer the Northern and Southern sections as self-guided holidays in their own right.

When choosing your route, please bear in mind that the actual distance walked on any day may sometimes vary by up to 2 miles/3 km from the quoted distances (depending on the exact location of your accommodation). The mileages shown are typical door to door distances for each day.

The Cotswold Way

Chipping Campden to Bath 100 miles/161 km

We offer 6 holidays covering the whole route. The longer the holiday, the shorter the distances that you have to walk each day. The most popular options are the 8 and 9 day hikes across the Cotswold countryside.

Code Length Average per day Price range
CT7 6 days walking (7 nights) 17 miles/27 km £548 - £633 Full Info Book
CT8 7 days walking (8 nights) 15 miles/24 km £611 - £711 Full Info Book
CT9 8 days walking (9 nights) 13 miles/21 km £679 - £793 Full Info Book
CT10 9 days walking (10 nights) 12 miles/19 km £751 - £879 Full Info Book
CT11 10 days walking (11 nights) 10 miles/16 km £824 - £967 Full Info Book
CT12 11 days walking (12 nights) 9 miles/14 km £897 - £1054 Full Info Book

Cotswold Way North - Escarpment and Villages

Chipping Campden to Painswick 47 miles/76 km

This northern section of the Cotswold Way follows the western edge of the Costwold Hills from Chipping Campden to Painswick

Code Length Average per day Price range
CTN6 5 days walking (6 nights) 9 miles/14 km £497 - £568 Full Info Book

Cotswold Way South - Long Barrows and Baths

Painswick to Bath 56 miles/90 km

A walk along the southern section of the Cotswold Way through stunning woodlands and past ancient historical sites. A beautiful section of the trail that ends in the World Heritage City of Bath.

Code Length Average per day Price range
CTS6 5 days walking (6 nights) 11 miles/18 km £497 - £568 Full Info Book

Client Feedback

So well arranged. Beautiful and friendly accommodation. We really appreciate the luxurious accommodation and all the little extras. We talked to fellow travellers who also travelled with Mickledore and we agreed that Mickledore could not be better. It is not our first time with you and hopefully not the last either.

Cotswold Way, July 2019
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This is our third trip with Mickledore – your service is excellent and accommodation is carefully selected. We are also walking Offa’s Dyke with another company and your service wins hands down. We look forward to our fourth holiday with you!

Cotswold Way, June 2019
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I walked with you for the past four years. I’d say, keep doing it! Your perfect service, the welcoming people of England and Wales, and the kind weather every time I come, change nothing, England to me is paradise!

Cotswold Way, April 2019
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