GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Hadzor Circular Walk

4 miles (6.2 km)

This circular walk explores the area around the village of Hadzor near Droitwich Spa. The walk includes lots of waterside sections, nice countryside views and a visit to an attractive town park.
The walk starts in the village and heads south east to Hammonds Bridge to pick up the Worcester and Birmingham Canal. Follow the towpath north and it will take you to Hadzor Bridge and Hanbury Wharf. The route then continues west into Droitwich, passing along the Droitwich Canal where there are barges to look out for a the series of locks. In the town you will head south through the pretty Lido Park where there's an outdoor swimming pool. You then head east to pass Cockshutehill Farm and return to Hadzor.

Hadzor Circular Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Hadzor Circular Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The Wychavon Way runs through the Hadzor. You pick up the long distance trail to further explore the Worcestershire countryside.
The Hanbury Circular Walk is another good local option. Here you can enjoy a climb to Hanbury Hill Church where you'll find the St Mary the Virgin church which dates from the year 1200.
Just to the west is the worthy village of Ombersley where you'll find a number of interesting timber framed properties, an ancient 15th century pub and the historic Ombersley House Estate.
For more walks around Droitwich see the Worcestershire Walks page.


Hammond's Bridge - - 1352644

Hammond's Bridge

Worcester and Birmingham Canal - Hadzor Bridge - - 1373400

Worcester and Birmingham Canal

Hanbury Wharf - - 1353596

Hanbury Wharf

Droitwich Junction Canal. - - 1453745

Droitwich Junction Canal. Locks Nos. 5 & 6 with the M5 in the background

Lido Park, Droitwich - - 479545

Lido Park, Droitwich. Path leading to the recently renewed Lido Swimming Pool. The lido is the only salt water swimming pool in the country

The Old Manor from the Worcester and Birmingham Canal - - 1856042

The Old Manor from the Worcester and Birmingham Canal

St. Peter's Field, Droitwich - - 1092821

St. Peter's Field, Droitwich. Locals playing cricket on St. Peter's Field (located next to St. Peter's Church.) This area was kindly left to the town of Droitwich Spa by a former resident in his will, and is a preserved open space.

Droitwich Canal below Lock 3 - - 1849554

Droitwich Canal below Lock 3

GPS Files

GPX File

Hadzor Circular Walk.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Hadzor Circular Walk.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)