The Five Valleys Walk is a 21 mile sponsored walk which takes place in the heart of the Cotswolds. The route takes in each of Stroud's beautiful five valleys - Painswick, Slad, Toadsmoor, Chalford and Nailsworth, and is split into nine sections, so you can do as much or as little as you like.
In this regard, what is Stroud famous for?
Stroud is known for its involvement in the Industrial Revolution. It was a cloth town: woollen mills were powered by the small rivers which flow through the five valleys, and supplied from Cotswold sheep which grazed on the hills above.
Likewise, where can I walk in the Cotswolds?
9 fabulous walks in the glorious Cotswolds
- The Cotswold Way. Broadway Tower folly on the Cotswold Way (Shutterstock)
- The Rollright Stones.
- The Wychavon Way.
- The Blossom Trail.
- The Winchcombe Way.
- The Cleeve Hill and Common Walk.
- The Diamond Way.
- The Windrush Way.
Where is the Golden Valley?
The Golden Valley is the name given to the valley of the River Dore in western Herefordshire, England. The valley is a picturesque area of gently rolling countryside. It lies in the lee of the Black Mountains, Wales.
Is Stroud a nice place to live?
Stroud named as one of the best places to live in the South West. STROUD has been named as one of the best places to live in the South West again. Stroud's green credentials were praised, with mention made of its organic cafe, Woodruffs, being the first in the country when it opened more than 20 years ago.