GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Shakespeare's Avon Way

92 miles (148 km)

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 OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Shakespeare's Avon Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

The Fleet Inn is located in a lovely spot east of the Gloucestershire village of Twyning on the river. There's ahuge 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.

Photos

Shakespeare's Avon Way - geograph.org.uk - 1129526

Shakespeare's Avon Way marker on a stile beside the River Avon between Tewkesbury and Twyning. Bredon Hill is in the background.

Stratford upon Avon ( Bridgefoot) - geograph.org.uk - 142386

Stratford upon Avon ( Bridgefoot)

Jephson's Farm - geograph.org.uk - 128238

Jephson's Farm. On the Grand Union canal near Myton.

Bridge over River Avon, Lilbourne - geograph.org.uk - 1737650

Bridge over River Avon, Lilbourne

Grand Union Canal at Coventry Road, Warwick - geograph.org.uk - 1235078

Grand Union Canal at Coventry Road, Warwick

Tewkesbury Abbey - geograph.org.uk - 2624991

Tewkesbury Abbey

Binton Bridge, Welford - geograph.org.uk - 2323010

Binton Bridge, Welford

View of River Avon from Grand Union aquaduct Leamington (35804118600)

View of River Avon from Grand Union aquaduct Leamington

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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