Cicerone Cicero Walking The Cotswold Way
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Guidebook to walking the 102 mile (163km) Cotswold Way National Trail between Chipping Campden and Bath, across the Cotswolds AONB. The guidebook - which includes both a guide to the route and a separate OS 1:25,000 map booklet - describes the route in both directions.
The route is described over 13 stages, each following the Cotswold escarpment, with dramatic and far-reaching views across the Severn Vale towards the Welsh hills, plunging down to visit honey-coloured villages, old market towns and the elegant and historic city of Bath. The longest of the 13 stages is 10 miles, the shortest 6 miles: these are dictated by the existence of overnight accommodation. For the determined, the trail can be walked in as little as five days.
The Cotswold Way offers a wonderful walker's landscape, featuring beautiful woodland, pretty cottages and ancient battlefields. The route can be walked all year round, and is suitable for walkers of all abilities. The stage-by-stage route description is accompanied by maps at a scale of 1:100,000 (1cm to 1 mile) and full colour photographs. The guidebook also includes a map booklet showing the full route on 1:25,000 OS map extracts.
A trek planner gives at a glance information about facilities, public transport and accommodation available along the way, and there is plenty of background information on local geology, wildlife and history.
- Published: 14 Mar 2016
- Reprinted: 6 Feb 2019
- Edition: Fourth
- Pages: 240
- Size: 17.2 x 11.6 x 1.4cm
- Weight: 340g
- ISBN: 9781852848163
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