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From the Cotswolds to the Forest of Dean, a county of contrasts and some great walking.
  • The Kings Head Inn, Bledington
    • Evenlode circular (2½ miles): Pleasant level walking through the village and the watermeadows of the River Evenlode.
    • Foxholes Nature Reserve (4 miles): Farmland walking to an ancient woodland reserve rich in flora and fauna.
    • Westcote and Icomb (6¼ miles): Explore four gorgeous Cotswold villages with superb views over the Evenlode valley.
  • The New Inn, Coln St Aldwyns
    • Coln St Aldwyns (1¼ miles): A short stroll round this pretty Cotswold stone village on the River Coln.
    • Quenington and the Coln (4 miles): To a historic village with a medieval gatehouse and Norman church, with a riverside return.
    • Bibury and the Coln valley (6¼ miles): A high-level route to picture-perfect Bibury, returning along the Coln valley.
  • The Bathurst Arms, North Cerney
    • North Cerney village (1 or 1½ miles): Stroll round this lovely Cotswold village, with a visit to its well-preserved medieval church.
    • Bagendon and the Churn Valley (3½ miles): Walk down the valley and then divert to a picture-perfect Cotswold hamlet and church.
    • Bagendon, Woodmancote & Rendcomb (7½ miles): Explore four contrasting Cotswold villages in and around the glorious Churn valley.
  • The Butchers Arms, Sheepscombe
    • Far End (1 mile): A stroll to a National Nature Reserve with rare flora and a fine view over the village.
    • Saltridge Wood (2¼ miles): A walk through Cotswold beechwoods with great views to Painswick and Sheepscombe.
    • Cranham (4 miles): A woodland walk to a neighbouring village with a flower-rich common.
    • Foston’s Ash & Cranham (6 miles): Climb a wooded valley, returning via the village of Cranham and more beechwoods.
    • Painswick (7 miles): A walk to the classic Cotswold-stone town of Painswick.
    • Cotswold Way (13 miles): Two Cotswold valleys and an extended sample of the Cotswold Way long-distance footpath.
  • The Inn For All Seasons, The Barringtons
    • The Barringtons (2½ miles): Two superb Cotswold stone villages on either side of the River Windrush.
    • Sherborne Park (2½ miles): A well-marked family walk around parkland on National Trust property.
    • Westwell (4¼ miles): Cross open farmland to a quiet village with a pond, just over the border in Oxfordshire.
    • Windrush valley (6¼ miles): Explore rolling Cotswold country, with three idyllic villages and a grand estate.