GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Royal Hunters Walk

12 miles (19 km)

This circular walk explores the countryside and woodlands to the west of Bromsgrove in the West Midlands.
The historic route is designed to explore the ancient hunting forests of the middle ages. It's associated with the rise of Chartist settlements, priories and visiting kings.
The waymarked walk starts on the western side of Bromsgrove and heads west to Dodford and Woodcote Green. You'll then pass through the Chaddesley Wood Nature Reserve in the Wyre Forest District of the county. The attractive coniferous woodland is covered in pretty bluebells in the spring. There's also streams, ponds and a variety of wildflowersin the summer. Look out for wildlife including woodcock, chiffchaff, crossbilland blackcap as you make your way through this section of the walk.
The route then turns east towards Bournheath and Catshill before turning south to return to Bromsgrove.

Royal Hunters Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Royal Hunters Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Royal Hunters' Walks information board, near Dodford - geograph.org.uk - 2746594

Royal Hunters' Walks information board, near Dodford

Chaddesley Wood - geograph.org.uk - 472031

Chaddesley Wood

Property in Dodford - geograph.org.uk - 4478040

Property in Dodford

Deer grazing - geograph.org.uk - 1190388

Deer grazing

Sanders Park - geograph.org.uk - 2050278

Sanders Park. Bromsgrove

Rolling Worcester fields - geograph.org.uk - 204012

Rolling Worcester fields

GPS Files

GPX File

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