GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Leek Wootton Walks

8 miles (13 km)

This Warwickshire village is located near Warwick,Kenilworth and Leamington Spa.
This route from the village uses part of the Warwickshire Centenary Way and the Grand Union Canal Walk to create a circular walk through the surrounding area.
The walk starts in the village and heads north west along the golf course to meet with the Warwickshire Centenary Way near the 19th century Woodcote Estate, site of the headquartersofWarwickshire Police. You can follow this waymarked footpath south through the course to Middle Woodloes on the outskirts of Warwick. Here you pick up the canal and follow the towpath west towards The Cape. Here you turn north to pick up a bridlepath across Wedgenock Park to Deer Park Wood. From here you head north east to Goodrest Farm before passing Terrace Hill Wood and returning to the village.

Postcode

CV35 7QX - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Leek Wootton OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Leek Wootton Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Leek Wootton

  • Warwick - A circular walk around the town of Warwick, visiting the castle, the River Avon and the Grand Union Canal.
  • Kenilworth - A short circular walk around the Warwickshire town of Kenilworth, visiting St Mary's Abbey, Abbey Fields and Kenilworth Castle
  • Leamington Spa - A figure of eight circuit around the Warwickshire town of Royal Leamington Spa
  • Baddesley Clinton - Enjoy a circular walk through the delightful grounds surrounding this moated manor house near Warwick
  • Hatton Locks - This circular walk visits a flight of 21lockslocated on theGrand Union CanalinHatton, Warwickshire
  • Shakespeare's Avon Way - This terrific waterside walk follows the River Avon from its source near Naseby to its confluence with the Severn at Tewkesbury
  • Newbold Comyn - This super park in Leamington Spa, lies on the River Leam and covers 300 acres
  • Saxon Mill - This lovely circular walk takes you around the Saxon Mill fields near Warwick and Leamington Spa.
    The walk starts at the Saxon Mill pub, a converted old mill with a working water mill
  • Snitterfield - This pretty Warwickshire village is directly on one of the UK's major waymarked footpaths
  • Welcombe Hills Country Park - Enjoy wonderful views over Stratford-Upon-Avon and the surrounding Warwickshire countryside in this elevated country park
  • Lapworth Circular Canal Walk - A circular walk from Lapworth which follows nice sections of the Stratford Upon Avon Canal and the Grand Union Canal
  • Packwood House - This tudor house in Lapworth has nice footpaths to follow through the grounds and surrounding countryside
  • Stoneleigh Abbey - This walk explores the estate of Stoneleigh Abbey near Kenilworth in Warwickshire.

Pubs/Cafes

Head to the Anchor Inn for some post walk refreshment. They have a good menu and a good sized garden to relax in. You can find them on Warwick Road with postcode CV35 7QX for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

The country and woodland trails make for a fine dog walk. The Anchor mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

You could extend the walk by continuing west along the canal to visit Hatton Locks. Here you'll find an impressive flight of 21locks and Hatton Country World, a tourist attraction with farm animals and an adventure playground.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Warwickshire Walks page.

Photos

Leek Wootton churchyard - geograph.org.uk - 1579102

Leek Wootton churchyard

Leek Wootton - geograph.org.uk - 12145

The timber framed Forge Cottage in the centre of the village

Lake and bridge near the 17th, Earl's Course, The Warwickshire - geograph.org.uk - 1579066

Lake and bridge near the 17th, Earl's Course, The Warwickshire

Rainbow over Terrace Hill Wood, The Warwickshire - geograph.org.uk - 1584740

Rainbow over Terrace Hill Wood, The Warwickshire

View across course from Terrace Hill Wood, The Warwickshire - geograph.org.uk - 1579070

View across course from Terrace Hill Wood, The Warwickshire

North-west side of Deer Park Wood - geograph.org.uk - 1589274

North-west side of Deer Park Wood

Prospect Farm - geograph.org.uk - 6166

Prospect Farm

Grand Union Canal - geograph.org.uk - 2757745

Grand Union Canal

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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