Escape to Winchcombe, the walking capital of the Cotswolds

Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

Explore an undiscovered side to the north Cotswolds by combining a tranquil stay in the ancient town of Winchcombe with some fantastic walking routes.

Stay in Winchcombe, the walking capital of the Cotswolds. It has a timeless quality about it, with Cotswold stone cottages enhanced by black and white half-timbered buildings, narrow side streets and charming houses making up the centre of town. Highlights include Sudeley Castle and the nearby Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.

Walk along part of the Cotswolds Way, from Winchcombe to Belas Knap, to get some amazing views across the unspoilt English countryside and explore its wildlife. Other places to visit are; Stanton, Stanway (with Stanway House), Snowshill, Naunton and Guiting, all of which are lovely Cotswold villages.  The Cotswolds’ great outdoors is waiting for you.

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For more local tourist information:

  • Winchcombe Tourist Information Centre
  • Email Address [email protected]
  • Contact Details 01242 602925

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A family walking along a field in the CotswoldsWalking in the Cotswolds © Jo Ward
A group of people playing under Stanway FountainStanway Fountain © Jo Ward
Two women cycling in the CotswoldsCycling in the Cotswolds © Nick Turner
A couple looking at the view of Stanway VillageStanway Village

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