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The Old Courthouse and Regency Cheltenham Walk is a 2.8 mile loop trail located near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking.

Length 2.8 mi Elevation gain 252 ft Route type Loop
Kid friendly Walking Lake Partially paved City walk Historic site Pub walk
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A circular pub walk from The Old Courthouse, around the Regency spa town of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire. The Old Courthouse sits in the heart of the town and provides the ideal place to enjoy refreshments before or after your walk. The walking route tours the town, taking in some of the key attractions and open spaces including beautiful churches, important historic buildings, several artworks and the stunning ornamental Pittville Park, with its magnificent Pump Room and lakes. The walk is relatively flat, with only a few gentle gradients. The route follows a mixture of pedestrian thoroughfares, roadside pavements and surfaced parkland paths, making it ideal for walking in any weather. There are no stiles, kissing gates, flights of steps or livestock on route, but you will need to negotiate a few simple parkland gates and footbridges. With this in mind, the route would be suitable for pushchairs or disability buggies. Dogs are welcome throughout the route, including in the park which is a popular dog-walking spot. There are a few road crossings that need care, although many of these have pelican crossings. Allow 1.5 hours.

Cheltenham is located in Gloucestershire, on the edge of the Cotswolds and adjacent to the M5. The walk starts and finishes from The Old Courthouse pub in the town centre, on County Court Road. If you are coming by public transport, the bus station sits alongside the Royal Crescent (this is directly on the walking route and just a 0.2 mile walk from the pub), whilst the train station is a one mile walk from the pub. If you are arriving by car, there are several parking options close to the pub, including the Portland Street car park which is opposite Trinity Church and directly on the walking route. Approximate post codes GL50 1HB (for pub) and GL52 2NX (for car park).

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Terry T
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An enjoyable and informative town walk. The beginning and the end of the walk with the exception of Neptune's Fountain were a little shabby reason it wasn't a 5) but the regency buildings, spa pump house and Pittville Park and gates were good for a town walk.

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David Leedham
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An excellent introduction to Cheltenham. The route description is clear and accurate, and there's lots of fascinating historical information.

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Bernard Yapp
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Andrea Quadros
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Charles Jacobson
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Tristan Brown
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Robert Kelsey
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