One of the Great Cotswolds Walks
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The app now features:
- A mile-long heritage walk from our Town Hall on the bustling High Street to the old Hitchman’s Brewery; beyond to the Norman Castle banks, past beautiful Almshouses and medieval Guildhall, then on a gentle ramble back to the town centre, taking in 1,000 years of history along the way.
- A 2.5-mile circular walk through the Cotswold countryside, via the small but perfectly formed village of Over Norton with its traditional dry-stone walls and deligthtful cottages. Take in ancient meadows, churchyards and kissing gates on this return walk from Chipping Norton.
- A bracing 10-mile return walk from Chipping Norton to the mystical Rollright Stones, a prehistoric landmark and voted one of the Seven Wonders of the Cotswolds. Enjoy audio and video links which explore the fascinating history of the Stones in an area of stunning natural beauty.
- A town walk showcasing Chipping Norton as a UK digital hub. Place-makers from around the UK walk the trail to discover how Chippy is embracing the digital age.
It is truly one of the best Cotswolds walks you could ever want to do.
And why stop there? When you’re done, grab a coffee or beer, lunch or afternoon tea, dinner or pub meal and gather your strength. Choose one of our tasty cafes, fine restaurants or gorgeous old-world pubs for a rest-stop, then explore a little further afield.
Browse the ECN website to take a look at some of the best tourist attractions, and pubs, grub and accommodation the Cotswolds has to offer. We’re certain you won’t be disappointed.
We have a lido, theatre and museum; antique and gift shops; boutiques and endless treasures for foodies. There are walks in the villages, walks in the hills, the Rollright Stones, Blenheim Palace and the Cotswold Wildlife Park only a short journey away.
In fact, there are 25 Reasons to visit Chipping Norton t the very least. And why leave? Stay a night or two and see it all. We’re sure you won’t regret it.