GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

The Slaughters

2 miles (3 km)

This short walk between these two delightful Cotswolds villages is a favourite for visitors to the region. It follows the pretty River Eye from Lower Slaughter to Upper Slaughter. It's a special place with pretty little riverside cottages, stone footbridges, old watermills and picturesque village greens. Don't miss the wonderful 19th-centurywater millin Lower Slaughter. It has an excellent museum, craft shop and riverside tea room.
This walk follows the Warden's Way between the two villages so you could continue along this path if you would like to extend your walk. The Heart of England Way and the Macmillan Way also run past Lower Slaughter so you could pick up another path and head to the nearby Bourton on the Water. You can also follow the Macmillan Way north east to the town of Stow on the Wold.
Our 10 mile Circular Walk from Bourton through Naunton and The Slaughters will take you on a tour of the area using sections of the Windrush Way and Warden's Way long distance trails.


GL54 2HX - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

The Slaughters OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

The Slaughters Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


The Slaughters Country Inn is a fine choice for post walk refreshment. The inn serves fine food and has a lovely outdoor area next to the river. It's a great place to relax on a summer day. You can find them in Lower Slaughter at postcode GL54 2HS for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The river trail is a fine one to do with your dog and the Slaughters Country Inn mentioned above is also very dog friendly.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Lower Slaughter , The Cotswolds - panoramio

Lower Slaughter 1

Lower Slaughter Cotswolds

Lower Slaughter 2

Upper Slaughter - - 5489

Upper Slaughter 1

Upper Slaughter - - 1055545

Upper Slaughter 2


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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