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 get outdoors in winter. Here are a selection of the area's top walking routes.

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?

A refreshing walk with the whole family

Walking trails

Explore more of Newark Park during your visit. From the main car park there are three way-marked walks around the estate.

View of the Stroud Valley from Rodborough Common

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.