Adventure on the doorstep!
England has a wealth of enchanting footpaths and public rights of way that make for a walkers dream. Packed with sleepy stone villages and towns, the magnificent Cotswolds region is a delight. An often overlooked treasure is the network of canals featuring easy level walking on the well kept towpaths. Adventure is on the doorstep... all you need is a good pair of walking shoes!
The Swinbrook Cotswold Walk - The finest rural walk in England is in the virtually unknown Cotswold village of Swinbrook (near Burford). The walk takes in a series of sights, views and places of historical interest which will make even the most casual walker rejoice in the tranquil panorama that unfolds with each step. At a leisurely pace this circular natural beauty walk takes 1.5 hours.
Oxford Canal - Thrupp and Shipton on Cherwell - A short drive from the excitment of central Oxford, the tiny Oxfordshire picture postcard villages of Thrupp and Shipton on Cherwell (near Kidlington) are secret treasures of the English countryside. Experience pastoral tranquillity, Cotswold stone cottages, waterside wildlife, narrowboats and canal barges. At a leisurely pace this circular walk takes 1 hour.
Hidcote Manor Garden - Cotswold Walk - The jewel of the Cotswolds. Created by American Lawrence Johnston, influenced by Gertrude Jekyll, Hidcote Manor Garden is the most loved and influential garden from the Arts and Crafts movement era. A National Trust property.