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Warden's Way, Upper Slaughter

#30 of 69 in Outdoors in Cotswolds
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Wend your way through quintessential English countryside along Warden's Way. The 22 km (14 mi) walking route runs between Bourton-on-the-water and Winchcombe. On your way, you'll go through a scenic section of woods, and pass a 15th-century castle with charming gardens, a small river, old mill, and stone church. The path is well marked and maintained on the whole. Stop in Lower Slaughter or Bourton for a cup of tea. Make Warden's Way a part of your Upper Slaughter vacation plans using our Upper Slaughter vacation generator.
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  • A nice walk from upper to lower Slaughter. Get the weather right and it'll be lovely. You will see the lovely Mill at the end (or beginning) and put your tired feet into the stream.  more »
  • There is a lovely walk from Upper Slaughter through Lower Slaughter into Bourton-on-the-water. The section nearest Bourton does go through a new housing estate for a bit, but the bit in Lower Slaughte...  more »
  • We arrived early in Lower Slaughter, and were so glad we did as there were very few visitors at the time that morning. It was a short walk along Warden's Way to Upper Slaughter and back ... very peace...  more »

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