Majors Retreat

Cotswold Way


The Majors Retreat pub is lucky enough to be situated on the Cotswold Way.

 http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/cotswold/



Just over 100 miles of quintessentially English countryside. Follow the Cotswolds escarpment with its stunning views and charming villages from the beautiful Cotswold market town of Chipping Campden in the north to the World Heritage City of Bath in the south.


The Cotswold Way is a long distance walking Trail that runs between the market town of Chipping Campden in the north and the city of Bath in the south.

The Trail is 102 miles (164 km) long, and runs for most of its length on the Cotswold escarpment. It passes through many picturesque villages and close to a significant number of historic sites, for example the Roman heritage at Bath, the Neolithic burial chamber at Belas Knap, Sudeley Castle near Winchcombe, Hailes Abbey and many beautiful churches and historic houses.


The Cotswold Way has existed as a promoted long distance walk for over 30 years. Following many years of lobbying by the Ramblers Association and others, its special qualities have been recognised and in 1998 the government approved its development as a National Trail. The Cotswold Way was formally launched as a National Trail in May 2007. This designation is a very special one and there are only a few other Trails in England with this special grading.

You can spend as little or as long as you like walking on the Cotswold Way National Trail. Some choose to take a week or more to walk the whole route between Chipping Campden and Bath and others choose to spend just a day or two enjoying the Trail.


Plan your Walk: http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/cotswold/text.asp?PageId=4