The Best Walks around Burleigh Court Hotel

There’s so much to love about walking around Burleigh Court Hotel, enjoy the best walks across all seasons in the Cotswolds take on a magical, ethereal feel. Bright blue skies and crisp mornings bring a unique atmosphere, with either a frost crunch underneath your walking boots, muddy terrain or walking through our local velvety spring meadows. Soak in the fresh air with some of our local brisk and leisurely walks. Start all your walks by exploring the grounds and hidden garden we have at Burleigh Court Hotel | The Grounds. All the walks are dog friendly, providing they are on leads.

Walk No. 1

This walk is under 5 miles and approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes to complete. You will explore the epic landscapes, local village greens, wood-beamed pubs and breathtaking countryside views. 

The walk starts here, at Burleigh Court Hotel and travels up along Love Lane to Minchinhampton through the village green and its historic Market House at mile 1, and passing by Cotswold stone homes. At mile 2 you begin to descent down towards the canal and railway, near the village of Hyde. This brings you out on the newly restored canal path side by side with the railway line. Travel along the canal path, which has become a linear nature reserve keep an eye out for the ducks, moorhen and occasional early morning deer. You may even be lucky to spot our local train on the railway route that runs along the route. Finishing mile 4 you will merge back into the bottom of Brimscombe Hill and travel up to the left and the Roundabouts. Then arrive back with us at Burleigh Court Hotel. 

The walk is saved on Plot a Route if you follow this link Burleigh Court Hotel Route 1 you will be able to follow it in real time with clear directions. 

Walk No. 2

This walk is just under 1 hour, mainly road walking for the first mile, then transitioning into the canal path. We suggest this route after breakfast and before lunch, to get the body moving and a healthy stride going. This is perfect for trainers as mainly road/footpath walking however down the canal path watch out for puddles and a little mud!

Our local walk for just under an hour starts at Burleigh Court Hotel, with a small incline up Burleigh Lane and Love Lane. Then follow the path linearly along Besbury Lane, till you hit the 1 mile mark and go downhill towards the Knapp. Before the bridge follow the canal path to the left for a taste of nature, until you come out at the bottom of Brimscombe Hill. Begin the incline back up to mile 2 where you turn first left up the Roundabouts to Burleigh Court Hotel. 

The walk is saved on Plot a Route if you follow the link Burleigh Court Hotel Route 2 you will be able to follow it in real time with clear directions. 

Walk No. 3

This walk is just over 1 mile and takes 30 minutes to complete. It is all road so you can wear fair weather trainers. Get in this a quick 30 minute healthkick walk when you stay with us or before your departure to explore Burleigh with its picture-perfect surroundings. Pass by quaint cottages and explore as the locals do.

Start at Burleigh Court Hotel and boost your energy by a good incline walk out of the Roundabouts onto Burleigh lane. Then a relaxed stroll down Brimscombe Hill, admiring the Golden Valleys ahead of you. When you hit the 1 mile mark, turn up an unnamed single track lane, under the Carriages bridge and turn back towards Burleigh Court at the top. 

The walk is saved on Plot a Route if you follow the link Burleigh Court Hotel Route 3 you will be able to follow it in real time with clear directions.