Walks in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

A walk through the woodlands, valleys and open spaces of the Cotswolds and Gloucestershire is a wonderful way to see spring unfolding. Here are a selection of the area's top walking routes.

Visiting this spring 

In England and Northern Ireland, our gardens, parks and countryside remain open for local people to exercise. Shops, houses and other indoor areas are closed, and cafés are takeaway only. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority and we urge you to book your visits in advance and stay local. All places in Wales are currently closed. Please check the property webpage before you travel.

The watermeadows in winter

Winter walks at Sherborne

Walk through the crisp winter woodlands and parkland on the Sherborne Park Estate, a working estate home to an abundance of wildlife, from fallow and roe deer to badgers and foxes.

Winter at Dyrham Park

Winter walks at Dyrham Park

Wander through the 270 acres of parkland and take in the magnificent views over to Wales at your own pace, or follow one of the walking trails that take in the best sights and sounds of winter at Dyrham Park.

It can be bleak on the summit

May Hill views

An invigorating walk that will clear the lungs, with spectacular views from May Hill, one of the area's best known landmarks.

Rodborough Common, Glos, misty winter walk

Rodborough woodlands and villages walk

On this walk you can discover some of Rodborough Commons' hidden treasures by exploring the woodlands on the lower slopes.

Woodchester Park boathouse, Gloucestershire

Woodchester Park boathouse walk

Follow our trail in the secluded valley of Woodchester Park, home to the remains of a landscape park, a Victorian mansion, and five lakes fringed by woodland and pasture.