GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Harbury Walks

4 miles (7.2 km)

This pretty village is located close to Southam and Leamington Spa in the county of Warwickshire. The village includes a noteworthy 13th century church and an historic 16th century pub.
This route uses a section of the Warwickshire Centenary Way and other local footpaths to create a circular walk to the south of the village. On the way you'll visit the Bishops Bowl Lakes and the neighbouring village of Bishop's Itchington. There's some nice countryside views to enjoy on this fairly easy, flat walk.

Postcode

CV33 9HR - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Harbury OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Harbury Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Harbury

Pubs/Cafes

The Crown Inn can be found on Crown Street at postcode CV33 9HE. They have a good menu and selection of ales to enjoy after your exercise. There's also the historic Shakespeare Inn, a 16th century timber framed pub on Mill Street at postcode CV33 9HR. The pub includes a nice large garden for warmer days.

Dog Walking

The country trails make for a fine dog walk. The Shakespeare Inn and the Crown pubs mentioned above are also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just west of the village there's the Chesterton Windmill to visit. The 17th century mill is Grade I listed and a popular local visitor attraction.
Juat to the north there's the Ufton Fields Nature Reserve to explore. There's some ponds here with lots of water loving wildlife to look out for.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Warwickshire Walks page.

Photos

Harbury Mill - geograph.org.uk - 371438

Harbury Mill. A tower mill built in the early part of the nineteenth century, it is now a residential property.

Harbury-The Crown Inn - geograph.org.uk - 2127674

The Crown Inn

Bishops Bowl Lakes - geograph.org.uk - 2359588

Bishops Bowl Lakes

Bishops Itchington - geograph.org.uk - 2386607

Bishops Itchington

Footpath to Bishop's Itchington - geograph.org.uk - 2318258

Footpath to Bishop's Itchington

Footpath to Harbury - geograph.org.uk - 2311563

Footpath to Harbury

Bishop's Itchington-The Butchers Arms - geograph.org.uk - 2136333

Bishop's Itchington-The Butchers Arms

SSSI at Harbury Spoilbank (10) - geograph.org.uk - 1547242

SSSI at Harbury Spoilbank. A nature reserve east of the settlement. The reserve has some interesting plants and flowers with a nice footpath to follow. The clay spoilbanks here host species-rich grassland with flowering plants including cowslip, early forget-me-not, hairy violet and orchids such asTwaybladeandCommon Spotted-Orchid. More than 20 species of butterfly have been found too, including early species such asbrimstone,green hairstreak,holly blue, thegrizzled skipperanddingy skipper.

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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