LAZY FRIDAY: GO WALK ABOUT IN THE COTSWOLDS

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How do you fancy going for a nice gentle stroll in the Cotswolds?  You can go for a week or a part week.

The Cotswolds – an area of gentle hills, honey coloured stone villages and The historic City of Bath is very close about 100 miles West of London.

The footpaths are always well maintained, so you are not likely to fall into a pothole. It’s easy walking for anyone of any age or fitness level.

Contours Walking Holidays can provide you with accommodation, collect your baggage, supply you with full maps and directions.

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Then you have a choice of routes. Which do you fancy?

•    Pretend you’re a Roman Soldier and follow Hadrian’s Wall
•    You can take a hike from coast to coast across England
•    Studying sea birds
•    Or exploring villages

With all the choices you are bound to find something to suit.

On some of these walks – children and dogs are made very welcome.

The Cotswolds is an ideal area for children as the walks are not too challenging. The interest of the children is kept at a peak because there is so much to see and do.

For example on the Cotswold Ring there is a castle, a falconry centre a motor museum and a model railway, just to mention a few.

Or perhaps you might want to go longer distances, so cheating a bit and taking a bus is within the realms of possibility.

Well-behaved dogs are also welcome in some Bed and Breakfasts and hotels.

What Else Can The Cotswolds Offer?

There are marvellous views from the Cotswolds escarpments; and the surrounding countryside – is proof that man and nature can live happily together side by side.

You will see some of England’s finest churches and country houses. Then there are ruined abbeys, magnificent gardens and if you get peckish, you have a choice of great pubs serving local beers and excellent food.

If you follow our detailed walking tours – each night you will be accommodated in a good standard bed and breakfast in a charming Cotswold Village offering a range of pubs and restaurants.

The Cotswolds are also close to:-

•    Oxford
•    Bath
•    Stratford
•    The Forest of Dean
•    And Wye Valley
•    Etc

If you don’t want to go on self-guided tours, no problem – you can hire a local and experienced guide. If you prefer this, be sure to let us know when booking.

Also you may want to extend your holiday – many people like to spend an extra night in Chipping Camden because they want to visit Shakespeare’s hometown Stratford-on-Avon.

What Does The Accommodation Consist of?

You have a choice of a twin bedded room (two single beds) or double rooms (one double bed). This will be in clean comfortable B&B’s, hotels, guesthouses, or inns.

Breakfast is provided and according to the holiday you have booked there might be a private bathroom.

You don’t have to lug your luggage with you each day as it is transported for you from place to place.

If you think this is the kind of holiday you will enjoy please get in touch.

For further information or to book please phone 01756 701199 or visit the website.

Eva

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