GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Upper Quinton Circular Walk

8 miles (12.7 km)

This pretty Warwickshire village sits on the edge of the Cotswolds, just south of Stratford Upon Avon. The attractive area includes the sister village of Lower Quinton where you'll find a noteworthy inn dating back to the 1500s.
This route from the village uses sections of the Monarch's Way and the Heart of England Way to create a circular walk through the surrounding countryside. On the way you'll pass Meon Hill, the neighbouring village of Mickleton, the lovely Kiftsgate Court gardens and the splendid Hidcote Manor Garden. The route runs for nearly 8 miles, including a moderate hill climb around Baker's Hill at the southern end.

Upper Quinton OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Upper Quinton Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

In Lower Quinton there's the College Arms for some post exercise relaxation and refreshment. The historic country inn dates from the 16th century and was once owned by Henry VIII. There's a charming old interior with flag stoned floors, inglenook fireplace and wooden beams.They serve traditional home cooked food and can be found at postcode CV37 8SG for your sat navs.

Dog Walking

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

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The epic Warwickshire Centenary Way starts/finishes in the village. It will take you through the county to Kingsbury Water Park passing the nearby Ilmington Downs on the way.

Photos

The Green, Upper Quinton - geograph.org.uk - 1984090

The Green, Upper Quinton

Footpath to Upper Quinton - geograph.org.uk - 3175490

Footpath to Upper Quinton

Footpath around Meon Hill - geograph.org.uk - 3176431

Footpath around Meon Hill

Field south of Mickleton - geograph.org.uk - 2690106

Field south of Mickleton

Kiftsgate Court portico - geograph.org.uk - 2341212

Kiftsgate Court portico

Hidcote Manor Gardens - geograph.org.uk - 1465025

Hidcote Manor Gardens

Lower Quinton - geograph.org.uk - 2569493

Lower Quinton

College Arms, Lower Quinton - geograph.org.uk - 1984071

College Arms, Lower Quinton

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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