The Cross Cotswold Pathway is a beautiful walking trail starting at Banbury in the north-east and ending at the city of Bath in the south-west. Easy to moderate walking, it passes through varied Cotswold landscapes and lovely market towns and villages such as Castle Combe, considered to be one of the prettiest villages in England. Here…
Cotswold gardens are at their best right now. The new leaves on the trees have just about unfolded, we still have colourful tulips and the borders are bright with early summer blooms. The weather is usually pretty good too – bright and sunny with fluffy white cloud under a blue sky. Hidcote Garden and Kiftsgate…
The chicks in this family of greylag geese where probably born just yesterday. Sticking close to mum and dad, they are taking one of their first trips on the lake near Bourton-on-the-Water in the Cotswolds.
This lake is on the route of our Classic Cotswolds self-guided walking tour.
As we move into May, the Cotswold landscape is lit up with fields of yellow oil seed rape, interspersed between fields of dark green winter wheat. A lovely time for Cotswold walks. Honeybees also love the rape as it produced lots of nectar for them to feed on. The resulting honey is good too, light coloured and…
The Cotswold countryside is bursting into colour with wild flowers like these primrose, anemone and bluebell.
Lines of trees on a Cotswold walk through Cornwell in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.
The path to St Peters, Cornwell
Spring has really come! Newborn lambs are appearing in Cotswold fields.
Still sticking close to their mum, they will soon be hop, skip and jumping through the pastures in the April sunshine.
On our Classic Cotswolds Extended Tour, the trail from Nauton to Northleach takes you off the beaten track in the heart of the Cotswolds. In a landscape of tiny villages and isolated farms you will enjoy walking over the rolling hills of the wold. Here are a few pictures from along the trail. The main…
Pretty plants and fresh vegetables at Daylesford Organics, a ‘glam’ Cotswold farm shop.
It’s a good stopping place for coffee and cake on our Adlestrop walk, one of our favourite routes!
Drystone wallers and riders passing the time of the day in the Cotswolds.