3 - 3.5 hours
Follow the Cotswold Escarpment and enjoy the idyllic countryside as you cycle through pretty towns and villages to the historic market town of Wotton-under-Edge.
- Wotton-under-Edge is situated underneath the escarpment edge looking over the Severn Valley within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
- One of the most important architectural examples in Wotton-under-Edge is the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin. Three groups of almhouses can also be found, dating from 1638, all of which are still in use today.
- Horton Court is situated between Horton and Hawkesbury and comprises of a 12th century rectory. It is open to the public between July and August.
- A Roman villa lies in the back garden and felds behind a cottage in Wortley, discovered when the land owner dug a hole for a fence post. The site was excavated between 1983 and 1996.
We would like to acknowledge the work of CTC in creating this route