GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Quenington Walks

6 miles (9.7 km)

This delightful Gloucestershire village is located on the River Colnin the Cotswolds.
The village has some noteworthy historic buildings including a large medieval dovecote and a Grade I listed church built mainly in the 11th century.
This circular walk from the village takes you to nearby Bibury where you can visit the famous Arlington Row, a much photographed series of 14th century stone cottages.
You can reach Bibury by following a pleasant footpath along the River Coln in a north westerly direction. After exploring the village you can then return on countryside trails, passing Coneygar Wood on the way. The route passes close to the neighbouring village of Coln St Aldwyns so you could take a small detour here if you wish.
To continue your walking in the area you could head south to Fairford to explore the series of lakes at the Cotswold Water Park.

Postcode

GL7 5BL - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Quenington OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Quenington Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Quenington

  • Coln St Aldwyns - This pretty Cotswolds village is located in a pleasant spot on the River Coln
  • Bibury-River Coln-Arlington Row - This circular walk takes you around the delightful village of Bibury and the surrounding countryside
  • Eastleach - This Gloucestershire village includes the settlements of Eastleach Turville and Eastleach Martin which sit either side of the River Leach.
  • Chedworth Roman Villa - 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
  • Lechlade River Circular Walk - This lovely circular walk takes you along the River Thames and through the countryside surrounding this pretty town in Gloucestershire
  • Cricklade Circular Walk - Enjoy an easy stroll around the pretty Wiltshire town of Cricklade, on this circular walk in the Thames Valley
  • Buscot Park - Explore the delightful grounds and gardens surrounding this fine 18th-century house near Faringdon in Oxfordshire
  • Cotswold Canals - Follow a series of delightful waterways from Framilode to Lechlade on this waterside walk through Gloucestershire.
    The walk starts at Framilode, next to the River Severn and follows the Stroudwater Canal and the River Frome to the market town of Stroud
  • Faringdon Circular Walk - This circular walk around the Oxfordshire town of Faringdon, visits Faringdon Folly and the village of Littlelworth
  • Fairford - The Gloucestershire town of Fairford is ideally located for exploring the Cotswolds Hills on foot
  • Carterton - This modern Oxfordshire based town is located in the western part of the county near Witney.
  • Southrop - This Gloucestershire village lies just to the south of Eastleach on the eastern edge of the Cotswolds.
  • Cotswold Water Park - This fabulous attraction has numerous waterside cycling and walking paths taking you around the park's 150 lakes
  • Lechlade To Kelmscott - This walk takes you along a lovely section of the Thames Path from Lechlade to Kelmscott.

Pubs/Cafes

Back in the village you can enjoy some post walk refreshment at the Keeper's Arms. The pub was formerly a gamekeepers' cottage dating back over 300 years. Inside there's a modern interior with two cosy fires and a dining area. There's also a nice garden area out the front for warmer days.
They are dog friendly and also have a small car parking area.

Photos

Quenington Village Green - geograph.org.uk - 3938823

Quenington Village Green

Upstream along the Coln - geograph.org.uk - 1898335

Upstream along the Coln

St Swithin, Quenington (geograph 3514044)

St Swithin, Quenington. The ancient church has two fantastic Norman doorway carvings, some of the best examples of the kind in the whole country.

View towards Coln St Aldwyns from The Sidelands by the River Coln - geograph.org.uk - 3291047

View towards Coln St Aldwyns from The Sidelands by the River Coln

Quenington House, Quenington, Gloucestershire - geograph.org.uk - 4630402

Quenington House, Quenington, Gloucestershire

The Keepers Arms - geograph.org.uk - 1898393

The Keepers Arms

Arlington Row - geograph.org.uk - 2533082

Arlington Row, Bibury

Footpath by Shagborough Copse - geograph.org.uk - 387422

Footpath by Shagborough Copse

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