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.
Starting at Naseby in Northamptonshire the walk heads to Welford,Rugby, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Stratford Upon Avon and Evesham before finishing at Tewkesbury. There are frequent waterside sections alongside the River Avon and also a section along the Grand Union Canal at Warwick.
The walk is well waymarked with a green and white disc featuring the head of Shakespeare.
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Shakespeare's Avon Way Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Shakespeare's Avon Way Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Shakespeare's Avon Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Shakespeare's Avon Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The Fleet Inn is located in a lovely spot east of the Gloucestershire village of Twyning on the river. There's a huge beer garden, and heated pergola terrace where you can enjoy views over the water with your meal. You can find them on Fleet Lane, with postcode GL20 6FL for your sat navs. During the summer months boats also ferry people up the river Avon from Tewkesbury to enjoy the Fleet's hospitality.