GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Cotswolds Cycle Routes

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Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Bath to Midsomer Norton17 miles (27 km)This ride follows NCN routes 4, 24 and 48 through some lovely Somerset scenery View Full Details>>
Broadway Tower Country Park5 miles (7.5 km)Enjoy fabulous views of the Cotswolds AONB in this beautiful park in Broadway, Worcestershire. The focal point of the park is the 65ft high Broadway Tower. The tower was the brainchild of Capability Brown and designed by James Wyatt in 1794 in the form of a Saxon castle. It is the second highest point in the Cotswolds so there are wonderful views as far as the Welsh Mountains in one direction and Buckinghamshire in the other. The park is also home to a herd of Red Deer and includes several peaceful woodland trails. View Full Details>>
Cirencester to Moreton-in-Marsh30 miles (48 km)This ride takes you along NCN route 48 through the beautiful View Full Details>>
Cirencester to Stroud22 miles (35 km)Follow National Cycle routes 48 and 45 through the beautiful Cotswolds region on this attractive route which takes you close to the source of the River Thames View Full Details>>
Claude Duval Bridleroute63 miles (102 km)This shared walking and cycle path runs from Quainton, near Aylesbury in Oxfordshire to Great Barrington in the Cotswolds. View Full Details>>
Gloucester and Sharpness Canal16 miles (26 km)Enjoy cycling and walking along the towpath of this lovely canal in Gloucestershire. The whole of the route is suitable for walkers while cyclists can enjoy several sections as well. National Route 41 of the National Cycle Networkruns along the canal from Gloucester Docks to the outskirts of the city. There's also another section from Frampton on Severn to Shepherd's Patch. View Full Details>>
Haresfield Beacon5 miles (7.5 km)Enjoy woodland trails and wonderful views over the Severn Vale and the Cotswolds on this circular walk near Stroud. There are miles of walking and cycling trails on which to explore the large estate. On the way you will pass wildflower meadows, an Iron Age hill fort and the Bronze Age Long Barrow of Haresfield Beacon. View Full Details>>
Oxford to Milton Keynes42 miles (67 km)Starting in the historic University town of Oxford follow National Cycle route 51 from Oxford to Milton Keynes via Bicester.
This ride takes you through the lovely scenery of the Cotswolds along quiet country roads and some traffic free paths. View Full Details>>
Pittville Park1 miles (2 km)Enjoy a short waterside walk or cycle around this pretty park in Cheltenham View Full Details>>
Stroud Valleys Trail6 miles (9 km)This route runs from Stonehouse to Nailsworth following a disused railway line. The route is traffic free with splendid views of the Cotswolds and makes for a pleasant afternoon's cycling or walking particularly for families. Click here for more information on this route. View Full Details>>
Swindon to Cirencester19 miles (30 km)This route follows National Cycle route 45 from Wiltshire to Gloucestershire taking you through a lovely part of the Cotswolds. The route starts in Swindon Old Town and follows an off road cycle path into the countryside. A dismantled railway line takes you to Cricklade before more off road paths take you through Cotswold water park - the UK's largest water park with 133 numbered lakes. View Full Details>>

Your Submitted Routes

Route NameDistanceDifficulty
Cotswold Way for Road Bikes85 miles (136 km)***

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