GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Warwickshire Cycle Routes

There is plenty to see in Warwickshire by bike with many well signed attractive cycle routes to enjoy.
One of the cycling highlights is the West Midlands Cycle Route - 163 miles of signed cycling through the heart of England.
Warwickshire is also home to Stratford Upon Avon (pictured) - birthplace of William Shakespeare and also part of National route 5 which will take you through this pretty town and along the Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal.

Use the links to view full route information including elevation profiles, interactive maps and GPS downloads.
You can also view an overview map of all the routes in the using the Warwickshire Cycle Map>>

There are several National Cycle Network signed routes in the county many of which have been mapped and can be viewed and downloaded below.
For more information on NCN routes in the county (including free cycle maps) please click here

For more information on cycle routes in Warwickshire including tips, advice and free cycle maps please click here

Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Atherstone to Bedworth28 miles (45 km)This route follows the North Warwickshire Cycleway through the lovely Warwickshire countryside. View Full Details>>
Banbury to Stratford-Upon-Avon36 miles (58 km)Follow National Cycle route 5 from Oxfordshire to Warwickshire on this lovely rural route. View Full Details>>
Birmingham and Fazeley Canal15 miles (24 km)Enjoy a walk or cycle along the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal from the city centre of Birmingham to the town of Fazeley in Staffordshire. Along the way there's lots of pretty locks, old bridges, nature reserves and wildlife to look out for. View Full Details>>
Coventry Canal38 miles (61 km)Enjoy waterside cycling and walking along the 38 mile long Coventry Canal towpath. Walkers can follow the whole of the route while cyclists can enjoy lovely sections through Coventry and from Marston Junction to Nuneaton. View Full Details>>
Coventry to Leicester42 miles (68 km)Follow NCN routes 52 and 63 through the West Midlands, Warwickshire and into Leicestershire View Full Details>>
Coventry to Nuneaton12 miles (20 km)Follow NCN route 52 from the West Midlands into Warwickshire on this pleasant waterside route View Full Details>>
Daventry to Rugby19 miles (30 km)This route starts near Daneholme park in Daventry and follows The Great Central Cycle Ride to Rugby in Warwickshire. View Full Details>>
Draycote Water5 miles (8.5 km)Enjoy a lovely waterside cycle or walk around the delightful Draycote Water Country Park near Rugby View Full Details>>
Kingsbury Water Park3 miles (4.3 km)Explore 15 lakes in over 600 acres of country park on this super cycle or walk in Warwickshire. There are many miles of surfaced paths around the lakes, with a bridleway around the southern perimeter of the Park. These are suitable for cyclists and bike hire is available in the park. Please note that no cycling is allowed through the Woodland Walk, around the Nature Reserve at the Broomey Croft side of the Park, or in the Visitor Centre courtyard. View Full Details>>
Newbold Comyn3 miles (5 km)This super park in Leamington Spa, lies on the River Leam and covers 300 acres. The park is perfect for a relaxing riverside stroll or cycle with National Cycle route 41 passing through the park. The park includes Leam Valley local nature reserve, a Wetland area with a bird hide, woodland, meadow and riverbank habitats. View Full Details>>
Pooley Country Park6 miles (9 km)This cycle or walk takes you around the lovely Pooley Country Park in Warwickshire. In the park you will find the Coventry Canal, a number of pretty lakes and the ruins of a Benedictine priory. The Alvecote Priory was founded in 1159with the main entrance arch still standing at around 20 feet high. View Full Details>>
Royal Leamington Spa to Rugby21 miles (33 km)This route follows National Cycle route 41 also called the Lias Line from Leamington Spa to Rugby. View Full Details>>
Ryton Pools Country Park5 miles (8.7 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk around this lovely park in Ryton, Warwickshire. The park covers 100 acres and includes a number of cycling and walking trails, a large area of peaceful woodland and the four tranquil pools after which the park is named. Ryton Pools also includes a visitor centre, bird hides and a miniature railway. View Full Details>>
Stratford-Upon-Avon to Redditch19 miles (31 km)This lovely route follows National Cycle route 5 from Stratford-Upon-Avon to Redditch. View Full Details>>
Stratford-Upon-Avon to Warwick16 miles (25 km)This route follows NCN route 41 through Warwickshire View Full Details>>
Stratford Greenway5 miles (8 km)This 5 mile cycling and walking trail runs along a disused railway line from Stratford Upon Avon to Long Marston. The greenway follows the route of the old Honeybourne Line passing the Stratford Upon Avon Racecourse before crossing the River Avon and the River Stour. You then pass Milcote where there is a nice picnic area with a refurbished railway carriage cafe. It's about half way along the route so a nice place to stop for refreshments. The final section takes you through the countryside to the finish point at the village of Long Marston. View Full Details>>
Stratford Upon Avon Canal26 miles (42 km)Enjoy waterside cycling and walking on this 26 mile canal which runs from Stratford Upon Avon to Birmingham. The whole route can be walked while cyclists can enjoy the sections from Stratford Upon Avon to Wilmcote at one end and through the outskirts of Birmingham at the other. View Full Details>>

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