Bath & Classic Cotswolds

Explore Bath and its surrounding countryside as well as one or two different areas of the Cotswolds with this multi centre Walk, Tour and Explore Foot Trails walking holiday

Numerous highlights include some of Britain’s finest Georgian architecture, Roman baths, peaceful river valleys and hidden Cotswolds villages. A varied walking holiday with Celtic and Roman history.

Explore both Bath and The Cotswolds with Foot Trails. Discover authentic and genuine places which lie off the beaten track alongside some of our best heritage.

With this multi centre holiday (two centre or three centre) you will enjoy a varied and completely different walk each day discovering hidden roman villas and timeless views and historic sites.

Follow the meandering River Avon through beautiful countryside surrounding Bath’s valleys. Visit Bath’s Abbey or take a relaxing float in the rooftop thermal pool in the city. Away from the old city unwind on ancient trails through villages, hamlets and historic sites that reach back centuries.

For a FREE full itinerary for this holiday, just fill out the ‘Find out more?’ form on your right.

Relaxing in the Cotswolds

Walking tailored to suit you!

Your holiday will be tailored to suit your requirements and the season. There’s a choice of two daily trail lengths – shorter 5 to 7 miles (8 to 12km) trails or – longer up to 10 miles (16km) trails.

6 night, 8 night or 9 night itineraries are available, including car-free holiday options. This holiday is perfect for longer stays.

Trail highlights include:

• Discover a sense of the amazing world heritage site of Bath
• Marvel at some of the finest Georgian architecture in Britain
• Explore the Kennet and Avon canal, aqueducts and charming canal boats
• Enjoy a dip in a roof top warm thermal pool beneath the stars!
• Walk the peaceful Churn river valley and listen to the sound of water at the weir
• Visit a hidden Roman Villa
• Visit the quintessential Slaughters on the River Eye

For a FREE detailed example itinerary, simply pop your details in the form (to the right).

Map for Bath Holiday

Getting here…

Your trail is organised as a linear walk (starts one place and finishes another).

Bath & the Cotswolds starts in the city of Bath and finishes either in the country near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire or near Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire.

For a car-free option the nearest stations for the start is at Bath Spa. Transfer from the station to your inn is about 15 minutes. At the end of your trail the nearest station will either be Cheltenham Spa, Gloucestershire or Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire.

For overseas guests the nearest airport is at Bristol or Birmingham. London Heathrow is also easy to get to. Airport transfer can be arranged, just ask.
Start near Bath, Avon

Country Inn near Bath

Enjoy 3 different Cotswolds Inns

Foot Trails offer a choice of both superior and rustic country inns. Hand-picked, tried and tested and much loved by our guests.

With Bath & The Cotswolds you will stay at two or three different country inns depending on the length of your holiday.

All inns have been selected by Foot Trails to offer you character cosy bedrooms (with a little more), great bars with real ales, ciders and wines and of course great food.

On Bath & The Cotswolds your inns include – A pretty country pub with country style bedrooms in a gorgeous village setting. A rustic 17th century country inn with wooden beams, log fires and flagged stone floors. A 16th century former cider house that bursts with character, set on the village green.

Direction Sign for Bath

Prices & Availability

6 night, 8 night or 9 night holidays available year round.

Your holiday will be planned for you to your dates and for how long you wish to stay. There are no fixed scheduled dates.

Example budgeting prices start from:

From £1170 per person* for 6 nights
From £1750 per person* for 9 nights

*Based on two sharing, staying on a bed & breakfast basis. Includes transport and all transfers during your holiday.


• Independent (self guided) walking days tailored to you and the season
• Tailored walk and explore pack
• Local Ordnance Survey™ maps (waterproof)
• Trail guide cards (waterproof one for each day with easy to follow instructions) • Plastic map holder
• Local stories and histories
• Recommended lunchtime stops at country pubs and cafes
• Nature cards for identifying wild flowers, trees and animals
• Seasonal nature guide book
• Sweets (for a boost on route)
• Your en-suite accommodation
• Breakfasts
• One bottle of wine
• A decade of expertise and know-how
• Transfers between accommodation
• Drop off service when it makes a walk better
• Help and support before your trip

How to book?

Just get in touch to let us know your preferred dates and we will look after the rest. You can call us on +44 (0) 1747 820626 or use the form to your right to send a message or request an itinerary.

You will receive a full and detailed itinerary with price quote before you book.

Cosy Country Inn near Bath

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Cotswolds Sheep

How do I find my way?

Trails are devised using our local knowledge and rigorously tested and checked. Find your way using either the easy to follow trail cards if you prefer not to map read, or the local Ordnance survey maps provided. Or a combination of both. For peace of mind an on call service is provided every day including weekends between 8am and 6pm.

Where will I be walking?

Your walks are on public rights of way and a mixture of paths, tracks and trails through woodland, on farm land, village country lanes and countryside. Most walking is away from roads. Everything you need will be provided in your walk and explore pack.

For a more fully detailed example itinerary for this holiday, simply pop your details in the form to the right.

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