GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Welcombe Hills Country Park

2 miles (3.5 km)

Enjoy wonderful views over Stratford-Upon-Avon and the surrounding Warwickshire countryside in this elevated country park.
The park can be reached by following the Monarch's Way north from the Stratford-Upon-Avon (about 1 mile) or by parking at the provided car park. The area is also a nature reserve with grassland, woodland and ponds. Look out for Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Green Woodpecker and Great Spotted Woodpecker. You may also see deer on the hills.

Postcode

CV37 0NR - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Welcombe Hills Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Welcombe Hills Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Dog Walking

The park is a popular place for dog walkers so there's a good chance you'll see other owners on your visit.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Follow the Monarch's Way south from the park and it will take you into Stratford Upon Avon. There's nice river walks, the famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre and easy trails along the Stratford Upon Avon Canal to enjoy here.
Heading north will take you into the village of Snitterfield where there's the Snitterfield Bushes Nature Reserve and a nice local pub with a particularly lovely garden.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Warwickshire Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Wood in Welcombe Hill Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 2307980

Wood in Welcombe Hill Country Park

Monarch's Way passing Clopton Tower - geograph.org.uk - 1279851

Monarch's Way passing Clopton Tower

Seat in Welcombe Hills Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 1279875

Seat in Welcombe Hills Country Park

Obelisk to the Philips family, Welcombe Hills Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 1279905

Obelisk to the Philips family. A fine 19th monument. Its future welfare may be compromised, however, by vigorous growth of elder at its foundations, and the fact that the lower part of the lightning conductor's earthing strap is missing.

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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