Wotton-under-Edge loop

Cotswolds

Ability lvl:

Challenging

Approx. Time:

3 - 3.5 hours

Length:

25 miles

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