Different points of view
Explore the beautiful Cotswolds
Walk with friends, old and new
To see maps and where to meet on the above walks, click the date of each walk.
To see details of later walks, click the Walks menu above and then Walks Programme - or simply click HERE
About the South Cotswold Ramblers Group
Why not walk with us on our varied Group walks in the Stroud district including Painswick in this beautiful part of Gloucestershire? Every week we put on two, three or even four walks and would love to see you.
Get to know the best rambles around the Five Valleys around Stroud including the Slad Valley made famous in Laurie Lee's Cider with Rosie, Westonbirt, Nailsworth, Berkeley, Slimbridge, Dursley, Frampton-on-Severn, Wotton-under-Edge and Tetbury as well as our regular walks outside this superb walking area.
If you decide to join our friendly group, you will also be supporting the valuable work of Ramblers in Britain and you will also be entitled to walk with any Ramblers' group in Great Britain! It's easy to join our group here.
Come and try a few walks with us soon, (there is no need to join for up to three walks). Our walks are anything from 4 miles at an leisurely pace up to 10 miles or even more. Keep fit, have a chat and see the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside.
Overseas visitors, you will be very welcome to join us on a walk (hike) without being members.
CARING FOR FOOTPATHS AND OTHER RIGHTS OF WAY - Our volunteer members keep an eye on the local footpath network, working with Gloucestershire Public Rights of Way (PRoW) Officers to help solve problems. Tell us about footpath problems here online.
FOOTPATH VOLUNTEERS - Some of our members clear and waymark paths, and erect and repair signposts and stiles. Could you help?
WALK IN THE COTSWOLDS - You do not have to be a member to try a few of our walks before joining! We lead varied walks each weekend and mid week in the scenic South Cotswolds. see a map of our home area.
VISIT OUR HUGE PHOTO GALLERY - Our regularly updated walks photos show you our delightful area and the people who take part!
SOCIAL EVENTS & HOLIDAYS - We also arrange enjoyable walking holidays for our members and social events.
VISIT AGAIN - If you have enjoyed looking at our website, please visit again. Send us a message if you wish. We usually update the website several times a week. Good walking.
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Hope you are all looking forward to the lunch on the 24th. The entrance to the car park is on the Minchinhampton side of the hotel. We are in the Terrace Room which is in the main hotel near the outside tables. We have the room from 12 so you are welcome to arrive early…Read More
John G’s 5 mile walk in memory of Denys on Saturday 14 April WILL start at Avening as was announced in the newsletter and NOT Chavenage Green as was shown on the printed Walks Programme. The online programme has now been changed to Avening. Please let regular walkers not on computer know.Read More
Table 1 – John G, Steve, Rosemary, Kathy, Karen, Mike, Heather G, Anne E Table 2 – Goff, Trish, Brian R, Annie R, Jim, Caroline, Christine T, Brian K Table 3 – Derek, Annie T, Ray, Christine F, John L, Cheryl, Chris, Sue L Table 4 – Ros, Ron, Sally, Keith, Tim, Richard, Di, Pam…Read More
Ann has just heard from Ramblers Holidays that the hotel will not let us have any double rooms for sole occupancy so we are limited to the 7 single rooms. The only other option is to share with someone, so, once those are taken, Ann will ask people who contact her if they would be…Read More
Hello I wonder if you could possibly help us in the search for Roxy ? She is deaf, and missing now for over 3 weeks – last seen in Uley. We are trying to spread the word – if you could possibly pass the message on to your members then they can keep an eye…Read More
Dear Walkers & Ramblers, The Bird Park at Prinknash has just opened a new Visitor Centre and we have a fantastic new tea room which you can come into without removing your boots! There are huge balconies overlooking the Reindeer Enclosure, lakes and the park itself. There are smart toilets and we are really quick…Read More