GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Abberley Circular Walk

4 miles (6.6 km)

This waymarked circular walk takes you through the countryside surrounding the pretty Worcestershire village of Abberley.
The varied route runs for about 4 miles and includes woodland trails and a climb to Abberley Hill where you can enjoy splendid views of the surrounding countryside.
The walk starts from the village green and then follows path through the village. You continue north east to Netherton House where you pick up the Worcestershire Way. This leads you south east to Shavers End where you climb through woodland toward Abberley Hill. Standing at a height of 283 metres (928ft) the hills commands fine views over the Abberley andMalvern HillsGeopark.
After taking in the views the route descends back down to the village where you can enjoy refreshments at one of the nice pubs or cafes.
Part of this route uses a section of the Worcestershire Way long distance footpath. You can pick up the trail and follow it south past Abberley Hall to Woodbury Hill. Soon after you will come to the village of Martley where you can try the Martley Circular Walk.

Abberley Circular Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Abberley Circular Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

The Manor Arms in the village is a historic pub of some note. The inn has an interesting history datingback to the 17th century when it was owned by the Lord of the Manor and was originally a much smaller inn with its own brew house.They have a wonderfulsunny terrace and decking area overlooking the hills behind the village. It's the ideal spot to relax in on warmer days. You can find the inn at a postcode of WR6 6BN for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The countryside, woodland and hills surrounding the village are ideal for a dog walk. The Manor Arms pub mentioned above also welcomes dogs with a dog friendly dining area.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head just a few miles south of the village and you can visit the splendid Witley Court. Here you can explore the expansive gardens surrounding the palatial 19th century mansion.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

St Michael's church, Abberley - geograph.org.uk - 418283

St Michael's church, Abberley. St Michael's is the old church at Abberley and only the chancel still has a roof, the church was replaced in the nineteenth century when the new church was built. Services still take place in the chancel.

Netherton House, Abberley - geograph.org.uk - 416103

Netherton House, below the eastern end of Abberley Hill.

Farmland at Shavers End - geograph.org.uk - 416110

Farmland at Shavers End

Abberley Hill View - geograph.org.uk - 566922

Abberley Hill View. The view from the bench near the Trig. Point, with Abberley Hall Clock Tower in the distance.

The Manor Arms at Abberley - geograph.org.uk - 418101

The Manor Arms at Abberley. The pub is a good choice for some refreshments after your walk

Approaching the centre of Abberley - geograph.org.uk - 419525

View of the cottages in the village

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Abberley Circular Walk.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)