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Discover Cotswold cycling

The Cotswolds are some of the best cycling country in Britain - and this site is here to help you discover them.

The exciting new Cotswold Line Cycle Route, National Cycle Network route 442, crosses the hills from east to west - following the railway, so you can cycle as far as you like then get the train home. We have full details and maps for you to use.

Just follow the new signs!

Supported by

The route is supported by the Cotswold Conservation Board through the Sustainable Development Fund, and also by First Great Western and Charlbury & Overseas Projects. We are grateful for the help of all our funders and supporters.

The Cotswold Line Cycle Route is part of the Sustrans National Cycle Network.

More information

You can read a full route guide at

There's also a description of the route on the Sustrans website.

Read more about the route at and in the Oxford Mail.

About us is brought to you by the Charlbury Cycling Group, based in the small Oxfordshire Cotswold town of Charlbury. We campaign for better provision for local cyclists, and work to attract cycling visitors to the area.