Category Archives: walks

Hopwas Woods & Countryside Circular

A medium difficulty circular walk through the countryside through Hopwas Woods and the surrounding countryside. There is also an additional walk available as well as other paths through the Hopwas Woods over roads which can be explored.

 

Distance: 3.5km (2 miles)

Time: Allow 1-2 hours

Landscape and path type: This route uses surfaced footpaths and bridleways, muddy tracks, hills and steep inclines, tarmacked pavements and roads. There are slopes and kissing gates during this walk. Sturdy footwear is recommended.

Map: OS Explorer 232 Nuneaton & Tamworth, Lichfield & Atherstone.

Download the walk leaflet (4.6MB PDF)

You can also visit our YouTube page to watch videos about this and many other circular walks. Click the link to watch: https://youtu.be/QxDMTCi0_7g

Middleton Circular

A medium difficulty circular walk through the countryside through Middleton Village, visiting the historic sites and landscapes around the area.

Distance: 6km (4 miles)

Time: Allow 3-3.5 hours

Landscape and path type: This route uses unsurfaced footpaths through arable fields, muddy farm tracks, tarmacked pavements and roads. There are footbridges, slopes, pedestrian and kissing gates and a stile. Sturdy footwear is recommended.

Please be aware that this walk takes you across the PGA course at The Belfry, so be mindful of golfers and adhere to warnings and signs.

Map: OS Explorer 220 Birmingham, Walsall, Solihull and Redditch.

Download the walk leaflet (4MB PDF)

You can also visit our YouTube page to watch videos about this and many other circular walks. Click the link to watch: https://youtu.be/QxDMTCi0_7g

Dosthill & The Lakes Circular

 An easy circular walk through the countryside around Dosthill, exploring RSPB Middleton Lakes and sights around Dosthill.

Distance: 11km (7 miles)

Time: Allow 3.5 hours

Landscape and path type: This route follows surfaced footpaths and bridleways through nature reserves, muddy tracks, hills and inclines. There are tarmacked pavements, towpaths and roads. There are also footbridges, steps, slopes, pedestrian and kissing gates, and a stile during this walk. Sturdy footwear is recommended.

Map: OS Explorer 232 Nuneaton & Tamworth, Lichfield & Atherstone.

Dogs: Restricted to public rights of way through the reserve, under close control at all times.

Notice: During adverse weather, the section of this walk through RSPB Middleton Lakes can flood. Please take care and use sound judgement, adhering to warnings and restrictions which may be in place along the route.

Download the walk leaflet (4MB PDF)

You can also visit our YouTube page to watch videos about this and many other circular walks. Click the link to watch: https://youtu.be/QxDMTCi0_7g

Warwickshire Moor & Alvecote Circular

An easy circular walk through Warwickshire Moor Local Nature Reserve and Alvecote Pools along footpaths, bridleways and tracks.

Distance: 10.5km (6.5 miles)

Time: Allow 3-4 hours

Landscape and path type: The route uses surfaced footpaths and bridleways, muddy tracks, hills and steep inclines, tarmacked pavements and roads. There are slopes and kissing gates during this walk. Sturdy footwear is recommended.

Map: OS Explorer 232 Nuneaton & Tamworth, Lichfield & Atherstone.

Dogs: Restricted to public rights of way through the reserve, under close control at all times.

Dowload the walk leaflet (5MB PDF)

You can also visit our YouTube page to watch videos about this and many other circular walks. Click the link to watch: https://youtu.be/QxDMTCi0_7g

Tamworth Town Circular

A medium difficulty circular trail walk around Tamworth town taking you along pavements, roads, and footpaths.

Distance: 6.5km (4 miles)

Time: Allow 3 hours

Landscape and path type: The route uses unsurfaced footpaths through a nature reserve with free roaming cattle, and surfaced pavements through the town, along busy roads and over footpaths. There are kissing gates and a stile. Sturdy footwear is recommended.

Notice: During adverse weather, sections of this walk can flood. Please use sound judgement and adhere to warnings, restrictions or closures in place along the route.

Map: OS Map 232 Nuneaton & Tamworth, Lichfield & Atherstone.

Dogs: Restricted to public rights of way through the nature reserve, please keep dogs on a lads and under control at all times.

Download the walk leaflet (4MB PDF)

 

You can also watch a video of this walk and others on our YouTube page – click the link to watch the video: https://youtu.be/q9DdPyXcqWk

 

Coleshill town circular

An easy circular trail walk around Coleshill town taking you along pavements, roads, and footpaths crossing fields.

Distance: 2.5km (1.5 miles)

Time: Allow 1½ hours

Landscape and path type: The route uses unsurfaced footpaths through arable fields, tarmacked pavements and roads. There are sets of steps, footbridges, slopes, pedestrian and kissing gates during this walk. Sturdy footwear is recommended.

Map: OS Map 221 Coventry & Warwick, Royal Leamington Spa & Kenilworth.

Dogs: Permitted, under control at all times.

Download the walk leaflet (4MB PDF)

You can also watch a video of this walk and others on our YouTube page – click the link to watch the video: https://youtu.be/q9DdPyXcqWk

Coleshill countryside circular

An medium difficulty circular walk exploring the countryside around Coleshill following public footpaths and quiet lanes.

Distance: 8km (5 miles)

Time: Allow 2½ – 3½ hours

Landscape and path type: The route uses unsurfaced footpaths through arable fields, muddy farm tracks, tarmacked pavements and roads. There are sets of steps, footbridges, slopes, pedestrian and kissing gates during this walk. Sturdy footwear is recommended.

Please be aware the walk crosses area where the River Blythe floods during adverse weather.

Map: OS Map 221 Coventry & Warwick, Royal Leamington Spa & Kenilworth.

Dogs: Permitted, under control at all times.

Download the walk leaflet (4MB PDF)

 

You can also watch a video of this walk and others on our YouTube page – click the link to watch the video: https://youtu.be/q9DdPyXcqWk

Shustoke Reservoir circular walk

A medium difficulty circular walk around Shustoke Reservoir following public footpaths and quiet lanes.

Distance: 9km (5.5 miles)

Time: Allow 2½ to 4 hours

Landscape and path type: The route uses unsurfaced footpaths through arable fields, farm tracks, tarmacked pavements and roads. There are sets of steps, footbridges, slopes, pedestrian gates, kissing gates and a stile during this walk.

Map: OS Map 232 Nuneaton & Tamworth, Lichfield & Atherstone.

Dogs: Permitted, under control at all times.

Download the walk leaflet (2MB PDF)

 

You can watch videos about our circular walks on our YouTube page. Click the link to find this video and many more. https://youtu.be/iAV-8nQ0xs0

Kingsbury Circular

An easy circular walk through Kingsbury Water Park along park trails, public footpaths, canal towpath and quiet lanes.

Distance: 8km (5 miles)

Time: Allow 2 hours

Ascent: 15m

Landscape and path type: Surfaced paths, towpaths, footpath and lanes in country park, canal, and open country. There is one kissing gate and one short set of steps along this route.

Map: OS Explorer 232 Nuneaton & Tamworth

Dogs: Permitted, under control at all times.

Download the walk leaflet (5.1MB PDF)

You can also visit our YouTube page to watch videos about this and many other circular walks. Click the link to watch: https://youtu.be/QxDMTCi0_7g

Curdworth Circular

An easy circular walk from Curdworth Village to Over Green and Wishaw along public footpaths and canal towpath.

Distance: 9km (5.5 miles)

Time: Allow 2 hours

Ascent: 38m

Landscape and path type: Public footpaths, open countryside, towpath and village. There are three pedestrian kissing gates and no stiles with rough ground when not on roads.

Map: OS 220 Birmingham, Walsall, Solihull & Redditch.

Dogs: Permitted, under control at all times.

Download the walk leaflet (2.1MB PDF)

You can also watch a video about this walk and plenty of others on our YouTube page. Click the link to watch! https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=UQGkmC6rz8o