Warwickshire Centenary Way
Starting at Kingsbury Water Park (video below) in the north of the county this lovely walk takes you through the River Tame Valley, Atherstone Ridge, Nuneaton, Coombe Abbey Park at Coventry (video below), Kenilworth, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Burton Dassett Hills, Edge Hill, Shipston on Stour and Ilmington Downs before finishing at Upper Quinton.
Highlights include the historic castles in Warwick and Kenilworth plus lovely riverside sections along the River Avon and River Leam. There's also some lovely Cotswolds scenery and typical pretty villages with thatched cottages and Norman churches.
The path is well waymarked with a green and white disc picturing a bear.
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Warwickshire Centenary Way Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Warwickshire Centenary Way Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Warwickshire Centenary Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Warwickshire Centenary Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Warwickshire Centenary Way Pubs/Cafes
Near to the picturesque reservoir in Shustoke you'll find the 18th century Plough Inn for a pit stop. They do a lovely Sunday lunch which you can enjoy in the fine garden area on warmer days. Inside there's a charming interior with low ceilings and nooks and crannies. You can find them on the Green at postcode B46 2AN for your sat navs. They're also dog friendly if you have your canine friend with you.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
As you pass through the Harbury area you will be able to enjoy views of the Chesterton Windmill. The 17th century mill is something of a local landmark and well worth a small detour from the route.