Minchinhampton Common Walk

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Easy
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1.5-2h
Distance
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6.3 km
Elevation
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170 m
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Minchinhampton Common Walk

The Minchinhampton Common Walk leaves the Cotswolds village of Amberley and completes a lovely circuit around the open grasslands of the Minchinhampton Common and golf course. The route is flat and often offers wide views of Gloucestershire countryside. Enjoy some refreshment at the Amberley Inn after your afternoon walk.

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Route Description for Minchinhampton Common Walk

The Minchinhampton Common walk is a family-friendly circular walk around the common and golf course. Your walk begins in the Cotswolds village of Amberley, where you’ll walk around the beautiful golf course towards Minchinhampton Common. Enjoy after-walk refreshments at the Amberley Inn or in the nearby village of Stroud!

The Common is a protected area and is one of the largest grassland common areas in the Cotswolds. This walk provides a journey through the wide-open space with views of the rolling hills of Gloucestershire. During this walk, you’ll want to beware of flying golf balls and keep an eye on your dogs around the course or near livestock.

Consider a Walking Holiday in the Cotswolds

One of the best ways to experience this stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is by booking a pre-planned adventure tour in the Cotswolds. Find the famous self-guided Cotswolds Way and other amazing guided and self-guided tours on 10Adventures Tours.

Getting to the Minchinhampton Common Walk Trailhead

The Minchinhampton Common Walk begins across the street from the Amberley Inn, near the junction of Culver Hill and Pinfarthings and in the Gloucestershire village of Amberley.

Route Information

  • When to do

    Year-Round

  • Pets allowed

    Yes

  • Family friendly

    Yes

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    Moderate

  • Route Type

    Circuit

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