GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Croome Court Park Walk

3 miles (5 km)

Explore the extensive landscaped parkland surrounding this mid 18th centuryNeo-Palladianmansion near Pershore.
There are miles of walking paths taking you around the pretty lake with statues, bridges, follies and classical temples located around the lakeside.You then head into the 'Capability' Brown designed landscape following the serpentine Croome River which flows through the centre of the park. Other highlights include the lovely Church of St Mary Magdalene, the Icehouse, the Shrubbery, Walled gardens, a Dipping Pond and the Rotunda.
The River Severn runs just to the west of the park. It's a great place to extend your walking on the Severn Way long distance walking trail. Following it north will take you through Kempsey to Worcester. Head south to visit Upton Upon Severn and Tewkesbury.

Postcode

WR8 9AZ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head east from the park and you can try the circular Pershore Walk which takes you around the attractive market town. The trail visits the historic Pershore Abbey, the River Avon and the peaceful woodland trails in Tiddesley Wood.
Also nearby is the worthy village of Twyning. There's nice trails along the River Avon and a splendid riverside pub with a terrace overlooking the water.During the summer boats ferry people up the river Avon from Tewkesbury to enjoy the pub's hospitality.
Just to the west of the river you can vist the delightful village of Hanley Swan. The picturesque settlement includes a pretty village green, a pond, a 17th century pub and walking trails to neighbouring Hanley Castle where you can see the remains of the ancient fort.
The circular walk from Ashton Under Hill to the picture postcard village of Elmley Castle and the fine viewpoint at Bredon Hill lies just a few miles to the south east.
For more walks in the county see the Worcestershire Walks page.

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Photos

Croome River and Croome Court - geograph.org.uk - 1451976

Croome River and Croome Court. Croome Park is important as it was the first commission of 'Capability' Brown, he is also thought to have been involved in the architecture of Croome Court. Croome D'Abitot church can be seen in the background.

Croome Court - geograph.org.uk - 1527989

Croome Court reflected in the still waters of Croome River at dawn.

Croome Court - geograph.org.uk - 961809

A slightly elevated view of Croome Court, viewed here from the top of the tower of St Mary's Church, Croome D'Abitot. Croome Landscape Park has been in the care of the National Trust since 1996, the Court has been in private ownership until it was purchased by the Croome Heritage Trust at the end of 2007.

Croome D'Abitot church and Croome Court - geograph.org.uk - 1451210

Croome D'Abitot church and Croome Court viewed from the west from the footpath which follows the track to Westfield Farm.

Croome Court and Croome River - geograph.org.uk - 1530866

Croome Court viewed from the southern end of Croome River

The London Arch, Croome Court - geograph.org.uk - 922265

The London Arch and adjoining lodge which provides eastern access to Croome Court.

Baling in Croome Park - geograph.org.uk - 1451211

Baling in Croome Park. Viewed from the west, part of the land to the west of Croome River is being baled for hay.

Earl's Croome Court viewed from the south - geograph.org.uk - 1049285

Earl's Croome Court viewed from the south. Earl's Croome Court was the home of the 11th Earl of Coventry until his death in 2002, the previous Earls had lived at nearby Croome Court until it was sold after the Second World War. Since the death of the 11th Earl, Earl's Croome Court has been sold, however, it has been repossessed by the bank and was for sale again at the time the photograph was taken. Here the court is viewed from the junction of Church Lane with the A4104.

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