June: Great outdoors month
As the title would suggest, June is Great Outdoors Month! I want to share with you all my favourite walking spots (so far, of course) in the Cotswolds!
There are so many gorgeous places around the Cotswolds that won’t make the list, purely because I’m only going to share 4 I’ve recently visited!
So stick around and have a read of my 4 most recent walks I have loved over this quarantine period.
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The Forest of Dean
The Forest of Dean is definitely one of my favourite spots for a walk, especially during the summer heat. It’s great to be in the shade most of the time!
There’s always a new path to take and new experiences to have here.
In the Forest of Dean there’s a sculpture trail to keep the young ones busy which is perfect. Lots of bike trails to enjoy and walks to utilise.
I highly recommend a visit.
Lechlade is a gorgeous flat walk (perfect for me!) that can take you in many different directions.
A highlight for me is the concrete pillboxes. These were built during WWII to protect the river Thames against a potential invasion, which inevitably ended up not being required.
I definitely recommend taking a wander along this beautiful route, and check out the pillboxes!
Painswick Beacon is a frequent visit for me. It’s one of the shorter walks we go on which is perfect for after work.
One thing you definitely need to be careful of if you’re going in the day is the golfers. It’s very easy to forget this is a golf course that is in use and a golf ball to the head isn’t unheard of!
If you go on the weekend or midweek in the day, be sure to stay aware!
Another frequented walk for us is Sharpness canal/Frampton on Severn.
Can you tell I enjoy a good flat walk?
Some of the older readers may remember visiting the Cadburys Factory here! (I certainly do)
It’s a gorgeous walk for everyone.