GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Inkberrow Walks

7 miles (11.5 km)

This pretty Worcestershirevillage includes a picturesque village green, a historic church and a fine local pub. The settlement is notable as the model forAmbridge, the setting ofBBC Radio 4's long-running seriesThe Archers.
This walk from the village explores the Millennium Green before following a section of the Warwickshire Millennium Way through the countryside to Coughton Court.
The walk starts in the village where you can first enjoy a stroll around the Millennium Green. Here you'll find a pleasant boardwalk circuit taking you around a medieval moat. After exploring the green head west through the village to pick up the Warwickshire Millennium Way. You can follow this waymarked footpath north towards Morton Underhill and Holberrow Green. The route continues east towards Cladswell where you pick up the Monarch's Way and follow it east past Coughton Park to Coughton Hall. The fine Tudor mansion includes a walled garden, lake, knot garden, vegetable garden, orchard and bog garden.

Postcode

WR7 4DZ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Inkberrow OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Inkberrow Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Inkberrow

  • Warwickshire Millennium Way - Follow the Millennium Way through the Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Northamptonshire countryside from Pershore to Middleton Cheney
  • Coughton Court - Explore the beautiful gardens of the Tudor Coughton Court, before a lovely waterside stroll along the River Arden on this walking route in Warwickshire
  • Redditch - This lovely figure of eight walk takes you along the Miller's Trail to Arrow Valley Country Park in the Worcestershire town of Redditch
  • Alcester - The Warwickshire settlement of Alcester has several popular waymarked walking trails running through or close by the town
  • Bidford on Avon - This delightful Warwickshire village has some lovely river and country trails to enjoy
  • Oversley Wood - Follow the woodland trails through the delightful forest on this circular walk in Alcester
  • Stratford Upon Avon - The Warwickshire town of Stratford Upon Avon is famously associated with William Shakespeare
  • Stratford Upon Avon Canal - Enjoy waterside cycling and walking on this 26 mile canal which runs from Stratford Upon Avon to Birmingham
  • Monarch's Way - This incredible 615-mile walk approximates the escape route taken by King Charles II in 1651 after being defeated in the Battle of Worcester

Pubs/Cafes

The Old Bull is a good choice for some post walk refreshment. The 16th century inn includes a charming interior with old beams and inglenook fireplaces. The pub has some interesting history having thought to have been the stop-off point for William Shakespeare, as he was travelling to Worcester to collect his marriage licence to Anne Hathaway. They serve fine home cooked food and also have an outdoor area overlooking the village.
You can find them in a nice spot on the village green at postcode WR7 4DZ for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The country trails make for a fine dog walk and the Old Bull mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Around Coughton Court you can pick up a section of the Arden Way and enjoy a pleasant waterside stroll along the River Arden.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Worcestershire Walks page.

Photos

Inkberrow - geograph.org.uk - 3233

The village green in the foreground, with the Old Bull, and the tower of St Peter's church behind. The Bull, the fictional Ambridgepub, is supposed to be based on The Old Bull in Inkberrow. In 2006, Inkberrow was awarded the title of Worcestershire Village of the Year.

Inkberrow Church - geograph.org.uk - 7652

Inkberrow Church as seen from Gooms Hill Farm. The current building at the site is believed to date from the 13th Century. During the Civil War, in 1645, Charles I left his maps in the church, after staying the night at the vicarage.

Millennium trail - geograph.org.uk - 1752890

A pond forming part of Inkberrow's Millennium trail.

View from Millennium Seat at Inkberrow's Millennium Green - geograph.org.uk - 553278

View from Millennium Seat at the Millennium Green. The Green is 9 acres of meadows maintained by volunteers. Here you can sit at the top of the hill and enjoy the views.

Holberrow Green Mill-geograph.org-2868077

Holberrow Green Mill

Coughton Court - geograph.org.uk - 1362419

Coughton Court. Garden front of the historic home of the Throckmorton family since 1412

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GPS Files

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Memory Map Route

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