Surrounded by steep escarpments and with its own eponymous walking trail, Winchcombe is a magnet for walkers for good reason. Historic Sudeley Castle is a mile to the south-east but the stars of this walk are the Neolithic chambered tomb of Belas Knap and bleak, moody and magnificent Cleeve Common.
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Follow the Cotswold Way through fields south-west of town and briefly along a lane before starting the ft climb to Belas Knap. Follow the path back down to Postlip and back into Winchcombe. Arguably the most beautiful Cotswold village of them all, Stanton is refreshingly free of gift shops. The latter, with its superb water garden and ft fountain, was a favourite of Peter Pan author, JM Barrie.
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The return leg takes you through Lidcombe Wood and down the steep hill to Stanway. Finally, head north for the final leg back to Stanton along the Cotswold Way once more. The walk centres on Broadway Tower Country Park to the south-east and its eponymous tower, a late 18th-century folly boasting views across 13 some say 16 counties.
From the delightfully eccentric pub, head up Church Street to the war memorial and right along the High Street. A walk that takes you south past Sezincote House pronounced See-zin-kt , a Mogul-style Indian extravaganza complete with minarets and domes sezincote.
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For those looking for a gentler walking experience along the Cotswold Way, a number of short, circular walks are available to download. Passing through peaceful water meadows, unspoilt rural villages, historical towns and cities, and finally through the heart of London to end at the Thames Barrier in Greenwich. A roughly diamond shaped walk visiting many small villages using quiet footpaths. The route stretches from Northleach in the south to near Chipping Campden in the north, Guiting Power in the west to near Bourton-on-the-Water in the east.
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The Gloucestershire Way starts from Chepstow. From here it follows a route across the hills to Salperton, Stow-on-the-Wold and Winchcombe, and back to the Severn at Tewkesbury. The Limestone Link is a route of 36 miles joining the limestone of the Cotswolds to that of the Mendip Hills.
Between the two, the route passes through the valleys and villages south of Bath.
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Except for an ascent at each end, the walk is mostly flat and not strenuous. The main Macmillan Way runs from Boston on the Lincolnshire coast to the Dorset coast at Abbotsbury, following much of the oolitic limestone belt across which the Cotswolds lies. It is called the Macmillan Way because all funds raised along the route are donated to the charity Macmillan Cancer Support.