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  1. Activities
    Browse all the latest activities available along the Great West Way.
  2. Walkers are Welcome on the Great West Way
    Walkers are Welcome is a nationwide initiative that recognises towns, villages and rural areas that have something special to offer walkers. A number of locations along the Great West Way route have been accredited by Walkers are Welcome. That means that if you fancy walking some or all of the Great West Way route, you’re in for a real treat. There are riverbank rambles, woodland walks and hillside hikes to enjoy.
  3. North Wessex Downs AONB
    The rolling North Wessex Downs encompass some of England’s finest landscapes. The North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) was created in 1972 to conserve and enhance the natural beauty and tranquillity of these landscapes.
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  4. Kennet and Avon Canal
    The beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal (or K&A as its known) flows along 87 miles of the Great West Way. From Bath to Reading, it winds through quintessential rolling Wiltshire hills, bustling towns and even a World Heritage Site. Since 1810, narrowboats have drifted along at four miles an hour, plying their trade from Bristol to London. Today, you'll find a mixture of holiday and live-aboard boaters, all seeking the calm and tranquillity that comes from life on or by the water.
  5. National Trust
    Discover the National Trust Properties along the Great West Way.
  6. Top 10 Long Distance Walking Trails
    Take the opportunity to explore the rolling hills and vast landscapes along the Great West Way. With plenty of long walks to choose from, take a look at our top 10 to choose the best one for you.
  7. Pewsey Wharf
    Located in the heart of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and between Stonehenge and Avebury, the Vale of Pewsey is ideal for getting off the beaten track and has plenty of friendly and atmospheric places to stay, eat, drink and shop
  8. Wiltshire
    Between London and Bristol & Bath, and venturing up into the Cotswolds, you’ll find the county of Wiltshire. Patchwork fields, chalk plateauxs and irresistibly pretty villages. It’s not all rural heartland, of course, there’s market towns and a city to explore too...
  9. Top 10 Best Short Walks
    The Top 10 best short walks along the Great West Way.
  10. Things to do in the Cotswolds
    In the Cotswolds, home to England’s largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the picture perfect villages and idyllic rolling pastures have to be the main attraction. Although you might be surprised what else there is to discover… like Castle Combe Circuit!
  11. Westonbirt Arboretum
    Arboretum with over 16,000 rare and beautiful trees, all set in 600 glorious, easy-to-stroll Cotswold acres
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  12. Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
    Discover the areas of outstanding natural beauty along the Great West Way.

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  1. Add Wild Swim Bike Run Ltd to your Itinerary

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    Wild Swim Bike Run Ltd

    Address

    Sydney Wharf, Bath, Somerset, BA2 4EL

    Bath

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    Explore Bath & its local countryside with guided cycling & walking tours.

  2. Add Stonehenge and Avebury with Oldbury Tours to your Itinerary

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    Stonehenge and Avebury with Oldbury Tours

    Address

    Pick up from various locations, Wilts, SN11 8EW

    Telephone

    07947 488665

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    Oldbury Tours provide bespoke guided tours of the prehistoric sites of Wiltshire including Stonehenge and Avebury for small groups of up to six. Tours are conducted by our local qualified guide in a 7 seat car. All tours individually tailored.

  3. Add Active England Tours to your Itinerary

    Active England Tours

    Address

    Walton Well Road, Oxford, Oxon, OX2 6GE

    Telephone

    01865 747975

    Oxford

    Walking and cycling tours fit for all the family.

  4. Add Stonehenge and Avebury with Oldbury Tours to your Itinerary

    Stonehenge and Avebury with Oldbury Tours

    Address

    Pick up from various locations, Wilts, SN11 8EW

    Telephone

    07947 488665

    Oldbury Tours provide bespoke guided tours of the prehistoric sites of Wiltshire including Stonehenge and Avebury for small groups of up to six. Tours are conducted by our local qualified guide in a 7 seat car. All tours individually tailored.

  5. Add The Hidden Gardens of Bath to your Itinerary

    The Hidden Gardens of Bath

    Address

    165 Newbridge Hill, Bath, BA1 3PX

    Telephone

    0779 308 5267

    Bath

    Have you ever wondered what lies behind some of the stunning houses and hotels of Bath?

  6. Add Sulis Guides to your Itinerary

    Sulis Guides

    Address

    Bristol, South Glos, BS30 6HB

    Telephone

    +441225852722

    Bristol

    Sulis Guides is a highly regarded guiding company, based in the beautiful city of Bath for over thirty years.
    We provide high quality, experienced, multi-lingual Blue Badge guides for tailor-made car, coach and walking tours of the West Country and…

  7. Add Britain’s Best Heritage Tours to your Itinerary

    Britain’s Best Heritage Tours

    Address

    16 Norton Bavant, Norton Bavant, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7BB

    Telephone

    44 (0)7739 667543

    Warminster

    Chauffeur-driven car tours of England's South West in a luxury vehicle with a Blue Badge Guide ( England's most prestigious tourism qualification). Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge, Avebury, Salisbury Plain, Cranborne Chase. Specialist areas included…

  8. Add Tours2Order to your Itinerary

    Tours2Order

    Address

    Old Bath Road, Charvil, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9QN

    Telephone

    0118 934 2231

    Reading

    I am a Blue Badge Tourist Guide based in Royal Berkshire. I am qualified to lead tours of Wiltshire and all its surrounding counties, by coach, or on foot, with groups from 2 to 50.

  9. Add Bristol Nordic Walking to your Itinerary

    Bristol Nordic Walking

    Address

    BS20 0QD

    Telephone

    07958 581398

    We’re an experienced and vibrant walking company leading scenic walks in and around Bristol and Bath.
    Let us show you breathtaking scenery rich in history with our 8-16km tried and tested walks around Clifton Suspension Bridge, The Cotswolds,…

  10. Add Alison Howell's Foot Trails to your Itinerary

    Alison Howell's Foot Trails

    Address

    9 Berwick Courtyard, Berwick St Leonard, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 5UA

    Telephone

    01747 820626

    Salisbury

    Enjoy an authentic and indulgent experience of rural England. Away from crowds. With extensive local knowledge of Wiltshire and South West England our holidays and local trails will take you off the beaten track.

  11. Add Compass Holidays to your Itinerary

    Compass Holidays

    Address

    The Studios, Beechurst House, The Reddings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6RT

    Telephone

    01242250642

    The Reddings, Cheltenham

    Compass Holidays specialise in walking, cycling and activity short breaks and holidays in a variety of Great West Way destinations. Unique and active tours with Compass Holidays allows you to get under the skin of the history, culture and natural…

  12. Add A Taste of England Tours to your Itinerary

    A Taste of England Tours

    Address

    The Old Post Office, 28 Kingsdon, Near Somerton, Somerset, TA11 7LF

    Telephone

    07817 364981

    Near Somerton

    A Taste of England Tours specialises in individually prepared tours for guests who want to explore the heritage, landscape and culture of Southern England and sample the wonderful local food of this region.

  13. Add Savouring Bath to your Itinerary

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 129 reviews129 reviews

    Savouring Bath

    Address

    Bath, BA1 1LZ

    Telephone

    01225 425843

    Bath

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 129 reviews129 reviews

    There’s a British Food Revolution happening and Savouring Bath invites you to taste it, right here in Bath!  Discover this top UK foodie destination by using your taste buds, while strolling through its elegant 18th century streets and alleyways. 

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