GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Heart of England Way

101 miles (163 km)

Follow the Heart of England Way through the Midlands of England. The walk starts from Milford Common on Cannock Chase and heads through Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire before finisihing at Bourton on the Water in the Cotswolds.
Major towns and cities on the route include

  • Milford
  • Cannock Chase
  • Castle Ring
  • Lichfield
  • Drayton Bassett
  • Shustoke
  • Meriden
  • Berkswell
  • Balsall Common
  • Rowington
  • Henley-in-Arden
  • Alcester
  • Bidford-on-Avon
  • Upper Quinton
  • Mickleton
  • Chipping Campden
  • Longborough
  • Bourton-on-the-Water
Walk highlights include the delightful Cannock Chase Country Park at the start of the route, Kingsbury Water Park, the beautiful Arden Countryside and the Cotswolds AONB. The walk is well waymarked with a green and white disc.

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Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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Cannock Chase Country Park

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Cannock Wood

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Birmingham and Fazeley Canal by Middleton RSPB Nature Reserve, Warwickshire

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Shustoke Reservior

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Baddesley Clinton Moated Manor House

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Startford-Upon-Canal, Lapworth

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Weir on the River Avon at Bidford-on-Avon

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Bourton-on-the-water, Cotswolds - route end

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GPS Files

GPX File

Heart of England Way.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Heart of England Way.mmo (right click - 'Save As')