GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Arrow Valley Country Park

4 miles (6 km)

Enjoy waterside cycling and walking in this splendid country park in Redditch. The park includes the large Arrow Valley Lake and the River Arrow with walking and cycling trails running alongside both.
With 900 acres to explore on four waymarked trails there is plenty to see and do in the park. The Miller's trail runs up to Forge Mill Needle Museum in the north end of the park, and there is a Woodland Trail going to the south end of the park. There's also an excellent visitor centre and cafewith panoramic views acrossArrow Valley Lake.
National Cycle Network Route number 5 also runs through the park so you could continue your ride towards Stratford-Upon-Avon.
You could reach the park by following the Miller's Trail from the 12th century Bordesley Abbey on our Redditch Walk.

Postcode

B98 0LJ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Arrow Valley Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Arrow Valley Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

The park includes a fine on site cafe with a good range of meals and snacks to enjoy.

Dog Walking

The park is a popular place for dog walking so you'll probably meet other owners on your visit. You are asked to please keep them on a lead within the park.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Coughton Court is another local highlight and well worth a visit. Here you'll find a Tudor court with lovely gardens and walks along the River Arden.
Just to the north you can enjoy more waterside walking along the Bittell Reservoirs near Alvechurch. On the eastern side of the reservoirs you can also pick up the towpath of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Worcestershire Walks page.

Photos

Arrow Valley Country Park, Redditch - geograph.org.uk - 131481

Walkers in Arrow Valley Country Park, Redditch. This is a linear country park that runs through the heart of Redditch New town area, with a large lake, recreation areas, walking paths and lots of wide open green space.

The Lake in Arrow Valley Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 131526

The Lake. The ever popular and timeless pastime of feeding the ducks

Arrow Valley angler - geograph.org.uk - 1079069

Arrow Valley angler. An angler contemplates the beautiful autumn colours as he waits for a bite.

Redditch, UK - panoramio

Grassland area

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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