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 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops and countryside locations are open to visit. Houses in England and Wales will reopen from 17 May and houses in Northern Ireland are expected to reopen from 24 May. Advance booking for visits helps us keep everyone safe and socially distanced. At quieter times such as weekdays, booking shouldn't be necessary, but to guarantee entry we recommend booking in advance, especially at weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage before you visit and follow government guidance.

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.

The view across the park at Dyrham Park

Self-led walking trails at Dyrham Park

There are acres of ancient parkland, formal gardens and woodland terraces waiting to be discovered. Our downloadable walking trails will take you on a journey through history, under trees and to the best spots for sweeping vistas. Why not discover more this season?

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.