GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Button Oak Walks

1 miles (2 km)

This circular walk visits the village of Button Oak in the Wyre Forest near Bewdley.
The area includes the Button Oak Meadow nature reserve where you'll find some pleasant woodland trails with lots of flora and fauna to see. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife like deer, squirrels and various woodland birds.
You can start your walk from the car park opposite the meadow. Then follow the trails heading west into the peaceful woodland.

Postcode

DY12 3AQ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Button Oak OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Button Oak Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Button Oak

  • Wyre Forest - This large forest near Bewdley has miles of super cycling and walking trails to enjoy
  • Hartlebury Common - Hartlebury Common and Hillditch Coppice cover 229 acres of lowland heath in Stourport-on-Severn
  • Trimpley Reservoir - This circular walk on the edge of the Wyre Forest visits Eymore Wood and Trimpley Reservoir
  • Arley Arboretum - These delightful gardens near Kidderminster are perfect for a peaceful afternoon stroll
  • Bewdley - The Worcestershire town of Bewdley is in a great location for exploring the popular Wyre Forest where there are miles of fine woodland trails to try
  • Cleobury Mortimer - This picturesque market town in Shropshire has some pleasant walks along the River Rea
  • Sabrina Way - This route is part of the National Bridleroute Network and primarily designed for horse riders but can be used by walkers and cyclists also
  • Geopark Way - Meandering its way for 109 miles through the Abberley and Malvern Hills Geopark from Bridgnorth to Gloucester, the Geopark Way passes through stunning countryside as it explores 700 million years of geological history
  • Severn Way - Follow the River Severn from its source at Plynlimon in Powys, to Bristol, the mouth of the river
  • Worcestershire Way - This walk takes you from Bewdley to Great Malvern where you can enjoy splendid views of the Malvern Hills.
    The path starts on the River Severn in Bewdley and heads south, passing the villages of Abberley and Martley on your way to Great Malvern

Pubs/Cafes

The Button Oak Inn is located in the village and a nice place for refreshments after your exercise. You can enjoy a good meal in the spacious garden area if the weather is good.

Dog Walking

The woodland trails are great for dog walking. You are requested to keep them on leads in the Button Oak Meadow nature reserve area. The inn mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head east and there's some nice waterside trails along the River Severn on the Severn Way. Trimpley Reservoir is also located in this area.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Worcestershire Walks page.

Photos

Looking towards the back of the Button Oak pub - geograph.org.uk - 1855602

Looking towards the back of the Button Oak pub

Button Oak - geograph.org.uk - 5529

Button Oak

Public footpath from Wyre Forest to the village of Buttonoak - geograph.org.uk - 1855512

Public footpath from Wyre Forest to the village of Buttonoak

Route of pipeline in Wyre Forest - geograph.org.uk - 1307210

Route of pipeline in Wyre Forest. Under this broad avenue lies the pipeline supplying water from Wales to the Birmingham area. The havoc caused by its construction has now largely healed. This view is looking in the direction of Buttonoak. There is a public right of way along here.

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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