Where to get food on the Trail

When I am planning to do a long distance walk, one of the most important things is to look at where you can buy food along the way. You might need it for camping, for cooking in your accommodation, to get food for each days walk or just somewhere to maybe buy snacks or drink at the end of the day to relax. Below are some of the places where I noticed there were places to buy food along the way in June 2017 but there is always the possibility that they may not be open when you have read this or set off. My list starts at Chipping Campden and the mileages are approximate.

Chipping Campden - Start

You may have already brought food with you for your first day but if not, there are a couple of shops including a Co-op just beside the actual start of the Cotswold Way.

Broadway - 6M

An ideal stop for a break, the pretty village has a couple of small shops, more suited to ice cream, soft drinks and tourists.

Stanton - 10M

Not a shop as such but in Stanton is the Mount Inn, a nice place to spot for a bite to eat or a drink before heading onwards.

Hayles Campsite - 15M

The Campsite also has a small but quite well stocked shop in it.

Winchcombe - 18M

There is a Co-op in Winchcombe, plus a chip shop and Chinese takeaway if you are staying the night here.

Ullenwood - National Star College - 35M

The small college has a Glamping area and in the reception there is a small shop, mainly just snacks like chocolate, crisps, biscuits water and soft drinks.

Painswick - 44M

There is a small shop in Painswick plus a pub that does meals.

Stroud (off route) - 51M

Just off the trail is Stroud, here you will find takeaways, pubs and many shops including superstores.

King Stanley - 53M

In King Stanley, there is a Co-op and also a village pub serving meals.

Dursley - 60M

Here you will find many takeaways, pubs and a large supermarket.

North Nibley - 65M

Here there is a village store and also the local pub serves meals.

Wotton-Under-Edge -68M

The main road through the village has a few small shops in it plus a bakers, takeaways and cafes.

Hawkesbury Upton (off route) - 75M

Just off the route, there is a small shop here and a couple of pubs which do meals or hot drinks.

Old Sodbury - 80M

As you enter the village there is a small shop inside the petrol station and also a pub serving meals across the road.

Pennsylvania - 88M

There is a large shop inside the petrol station here, serving hot and cold food and drink.

Bath - 100M

You'll find everything you need here, and more. If it's the end of your walk there are many takeaways, cafes and pubs in this busy city centre plus a few shops to stock up to either start your walk or for your journey home.

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