Walk around Wellesbourne
This large village in Warwickshire has some nice riverside trails and a significant National Trust property to visit. There's also a noteworthy ancient pub to investigate after your exercise. The inn has a fascinating history stretching back hundreds of years.
This walk from the village first heads south along the River Dene to visit the historic watermill before heading north to visit the splendid Charlecote Park. The Watermill dates back to the early part of the 19th century and sits in a picturesque riverside spot just a mile south of the settlement. The National Trust owned Charlecote includes a splendid deer park and pleasant woodland trails.
You could extend the walk at the start by continuing south east to Combrook where you could visit the lovely Compton Verney. Here you'll find Capability Brown landscaped grounds surrounding a fine Georgian Mansion.
For more detail about the history, architecture and the village's local airfield see the informative wikipedia page.
PostcodeCV35 9LX - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Wellesbourne Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Wellesbourne Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Wellesbourne OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Wellesbourne Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Walks near Wellesbourne
- Charlecote Park - Enjoy an easy walk around the beautiful Charlecote Park in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire
- Oakley Wood - Enjoy a peaceful woodland walk through Oakley Wood, near Leamington Spa
- Chesterton Windmill - This walk visits a 17th century windmill neary Harbury in Warwickshire
- Harbury - This pretty village is located close to Southam and Leamington Spa in the county of Warwickshire
- Snitterfield - This pretty Warwickshire village is directly on one of the UK's major waymarked footpaths
- Welcombe Hills Country Park - Enjoy wonderful views over Stratford-Upon-Avon and the surrounding Warwickshire countryside in this elevated country park
- Stratford Greenway - This 5 mile cycling and walking trail runs along a disused railway line from Stratford Upon Avon to Long Marston
- Stratford Upon Avon Canal - Enjoy waterside cycling and walking on this 26 mile canal which runs from Stratford Upon Avon to Birmingham
- Stratford Upon Avon - The Warwickshire town of Stratford Upon Avon is famously associated with William Shakespeare
- Compton Verney - This walk explores the Capability Brown landscaped grounds surrounding this Georgian Mansion in Warwickshire.
The Kings Head is a good choice for some post walk refreshment. It's a historic place dating all the way back to the 1600s. The inn was notably used as a hospital during the English Civil War (1642–1651). You can find them on Warwick Road at postcode CV35 9LX for your sat navs.
The river trails make for a pleasant dog walk. The Kings Head mentioned above is also dog friendly with water and treats available.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
For more walking ideas in the area see the Warwickshire Walks page.