GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Chedworth Roman Villa

4 miles (7 km)

This circular walk around the village of Chedworth visits the fascinating Chedworth Roman Villaand Chedworth Woods.
The walk starts in Chedworth and follows the Macmillan Way long distance trail to the National Trust owned villa. Here you will find the ruins of a large, 4th century Romano-British villa complete with wonderful mosaics, bathhouses and latrines. You can also see costumed guides bring Roman history to lifeand join a free tour of the site. The walk then continues through the lovely Chedworth woods, returning to Chedworth on public footpaths. For much of the walk you are also surrounded by some beautiful Cotswolds countryside.
If you'd like to continue your walking in the area then you could pick up the Macmillan Way or the Monarch's Way which both run through the area.

Postcode

GL54 3LJ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Chedworth Roman Villa OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Chedworth Roman Villa Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head east from the site and you could visit the historic town of Northleach. There's the Escape to the Cotswolds visitor attraction in the old prison and a fine 17th century inn for refreshment in the town.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Cotswolds Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Chedworth Roman Villa - geograph.org.uk - 768774

Chedworth Roman Villa

Unexcavated lower field at Chedworth Roman villa - geograph.org.uk - 1427075

Unexcavated lower field at Chedworth Roman villa

Mosaic Floor at Chedworth Roman Villa, Gloucestershire (4768614885)

The North Bath House mosaic

Former railway bridge in Chedworth Woods - geograph.org.uk - 447752

Former railway bridge in Chedworth Woods. This bridge carried the former railway line from Cirencester to Cheltenham. There is also an old tunnel in the woods.

Looking north to Chedworth Woods - geograph.org.uk - 447762

Looking north to Chedworth Woods. Leaving Chedworth Woods, a footpath climbs to another east-west ridge before dropping into Chedworth village. Looking north, views open up above the woodland.

Coln Valley - geograph.org.uk - 1013614

Coln Valley. View from the Roman Villa at Chedworth down towards the Coln valley.

Elevation Profile

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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