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Worcestershire Walks

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Abberley Circular Walk4 miles (6.6 km)This waymarked circular walk takes you through the countryside surrounding the pretty Worcestershire village of Abberley. View Full Details>>
Ankerdine Hill1 miles (1 km)Climb to this hill in Knightwick on this walk in the Malvern Hills. There's a nice waterside stretch along the River Teme, woodland trails and great views from the high points. View Full Details>>
Arley Arboretum1 miles (1 km)These delightful gardens near Kidderminster are perfect for a peaceful afternoon stroll. There's well laid out footpaths taking you around the compact site. Highlights include the towering Crimean Pines, a Magnolia Garden and an Italian Garden with water features and a pretty fountain. There's also lovely tree lined paths and nice views of the River Severn and the Severn Valley Railway steam trains. View Full Details>>
Arrow Valley Country Park4 miles (6 km)Enjoy waterside cycling and walking in this splendid country park in Redditch. The park includes the large Arrow Valley Lake and the River Arrow with walking and cycling trails running alongside both. With 900 acres to explore on four waymarked trails there is plenty to see and do in the park. The Miller's trail runs up to Forge Mill Needle Museum in the north end of the park, and there is a Woodland Trail going to the south end of the park. There's also an excellent visitor centre and cafewith panoramic views acrossArrow Valley Lake. View Full Details>>
Barnt Green Circular Walk4 miles (6.4 km)This 4 mile circular walk takes you around the village of Barnt Green in Worcestershire. You'll visit the popular Lickey Hills Country Park and the prety Bittell Reservoirs, with lovely countryside views to enjoy on the way. View Full Details>>
Bewdley2 miles (3.2 km)The Worcestershire town of Bewdley is in a great location for exploring the popular Wyre Forest where there are miles of fine woodland trails to try. There's also lovely riverside paths along the River Severn and the nearby Ribbesford Woods. View Full Details>>
Bittell Reservoirs4 miles (6 km)This walk visits the Upper and Lower Bittell Reservoirs in Barnt Green, near Birmingham. There's much to enjoy with countryside views and lots of birdlife to look out for on the water. View Full Details>>
Bredon Hill5 miles (7.5 km)Climb to the 299m (981ft) summit of this hill in the Cotswolds and enjoy fine views over the surrounding countryside. The walk starts from the Worcestershire village of Overbury and climbs to Bredon Hill on good footpaths, passing woodland and streams on the way. At the summit you will find the Iron Age Hill Fort of Kemerton Camp and a small stone tower known as Parsons Folly or Banbury Stone Tower. There's also Romanearthworks and several ancient standing stones. View Full Details>>
Bringsty Common2 miles (3 km)This large area of common land near Bromyard is a great place for walkers. The area covers over 200 acres with lots of footpaths to follow to the common's lakes, streams and pockets of woodland. Look out for pretty bluebells in the spring and a variety of birdlife on your walk. There's also splendid views towards the Malvern Hills and the surrounding Worcestershire and Herefordshire countryside. You can enjoy refreshments in the common-side cafe or pub after your exercise. View Full Details>>
Broadway Tower Country Park5 miles (7.5 km)Enjoy fabulous views of the Cotswolds AONB in this beautiful park in Broadway, Worcestershire. The focal point of the park is the 65ft high Broadway Tower. The tower was the brainchild of Capability Brown and designed by James Wyatt in 1794 in the form of a Saxon castle. It is the second highest point in the Cotswolds so there are wonderful views as far as the Welsh Mountains in one direction and Buckinghamshire in the other. The park is also home to a herd of Red Deer and includes several peaceful woodland trails. View Full Details>>
Chaddesley Wood2 miles (4 km)This walk takes you to the Chaddesley Wood nature reserve from the village of Chaddesley Corbett in the Wyre Forest District of Worcestershire. 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. View Full Details>>
Clent Hills Country Park3 miles (4.5 km)This country park in Clent has miles of footpaths and bridleways with breathtaking panoramic views over the Cotswolds, Shropshire Hills and Welsh borders. The park is run by the National Trust who have devised several excellent walking trails through the park. There are also cycling trails that are best suited to mountain bikers. View Full Details>>
Cotswold Round217 miles (349 km)Travel through some of the most beautiful countryside and prettiest villages in England on this circular walk View Full Details>>
Cotswold Way Circular Walk - Chipping Campden10 miles (16.5 km)This splendid circular walk uses the Cotswold Way and the Donnington Way to explore the countryside and landmarks surrounding the Cotswold villages of Chipping Campden and Broadway. It's a great one to try if you are staying in either of these villages as it uses well maintained waymarked footpaths to take you to such highlights as Broadway Tower Country Park and Dover's Hill. The route runs for just over 10 miles taking you through some beautiful Gloucestershire and Worcestershire countryside. View Full Details>>
Croome Court3 miles (5 km)Explore the extensive landscaped parkland surrounding this mid 18th centuryNeo-Palladianmansion near Pershore. There are miles of walking paths taking you around the pretty lake with statues, bridges, follies and classical temples located around the lakeside.You then head into the 'Capability' Brown designed landscape following the serpentine Croome River which flows through the centre of the park. Other highlights include the lovely Church of St Mary Magdalene, the Icehouse, the Shrubbery and the Rotunda. View Full Details>>
Donnington Way62 miles (99 km)Visit the 15 pubs of the Donnington Brewery on this super walk through the Cotswolds View Full Details>>
Droitwich Canal7 miles (11.2 km)Enjoy an easy stroll along theDroitwich Barge Canaland theDroitwich Junction Canal, on this waterside walk in Worcestershire. There's much to enjoy with views of the River Salwarpe, pretty villages and the attractive countryside of the Wychavon district of Worcestershire. View Full Details>>
Evesham Country Park2 miles (2.8 km)Enjoy an easy walk around this pretty country park located just to the north of Evesham. There's nice footpaths taking you to wide lawns, orchards, a lake and along the River Avon which runs through the eastern side of the park. You can also enjoy fine views of the surrounding countryside of Evesham Vale. View Full Details>>
Geopark Way111 miles (179 km)Meandering its way for 109 miles through the Abberley and Malvern Hills Geopark from Bridgnorth to Gloucester, the Geopark Way passes through stunning countryside as it explores 700 million years of geological history. The trail offers varied walking alongside rivers, through forests, along ridges and across valley floors; all with majestic views to match. Passing through an assortment of habitats there is a plethora of wildlife adding to the occasion. Quaint villages and towns dot the route bringing further elements of exploration and enchantment. View Full Details>>
Hagley Park2 miles (3.5 km)Explore the area around Hagley Hall and Hagley Park on this walk in Worcestershire. The walk uses the North Worcestershire Path and other public footpaths to take you through the woodland and countryside surrounding the park. There is also an iron-age hill-fort on Wychbury Hill and fabulous views of The Malverns, The Clee and Abberley Hills, The Wrekin and, on a clear day as far as The Black Mountains of Wales. View Full Details>>
Hanbury Circular Walk7 miles (10.5 km)This circular walk in Droitwich visits the Worcester and Birmingham Canal and Hanbury Hall Park. There's much to enjoy with lovely countryside views, some moderate hill climbs, canalside paths, woodland, parkland and gardens. View Full Details>>
Hanbury Hall Park4 miles (6 km)A walk around the delightful Hanbury Hall Park in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire. The 18th century hall is surrounded by beautiful gardens and parkland. There's also an orangery and a walled orchard containing a wide range of traditional English fruit varieties. The park is run by the National Trust so for a fee you can gain access to more walks around the hall. View Full Details>>
Hartlebury Common2 miles (3 km)Hartlebury Common and Hillditch Coppice cover 229 acres of lowland heath in Stourport-on-Severn. The area is criss crossed with a number of lovely waymarked walking paths where you can see many varieties of wild plants and insects, especiallybutterfliesandmoths. There are a number of habitats to enjoy including woodlands, heather covered hills, an acid bog, a pool and brook. View Full Details>>
Illey Way4 miles (6 km)The Illey Way runs along an old railway line from Waseley Hills Country Park to Woodgate near Halesowen. The well defined trail runs through some nice countryside and woodland passing Illey Pastures and Illey. View Full Details>>
Kingsford Country Park4 miles (7 km)Explore 200 acres of woodland and heathland in this Worcestershire based park. Terrain in the park consists of hills and cliffs, with sandy paths crossing the area. The park has 4 waymarked trails of varying lenghts to explore. The route below also visits the National Trust owned Kinver Edge. This woodland sandstone ridge offers dramatic views across surrounding counties and miles of heathland walking. View Full Details>>
Kinver Edge2 miles (4 km)This National Trust owned woodlandescarpment has miles of good walking trails to try. It's excellent walking country with lovely heathland, woodland trails and magnificent views over the surrounding Staffordshire and Worcestershire countryside. The sandstone ridge also includes an Iron Age Hill Fort and fascinating red sandstone formations. You can stop and admire the views from a number of seats dotted along the ridge top path. View Full Details>>
Lickey Hills Country Park3 miles (5.5 km)Explore 524 acres of country park at Lickey Hills near Birmingham. There are a number of woodland trails to follow and a climb up Beacon Hill with fabulous views of the surrounding countryside. Also look out for deer, badgers and a variety of birdlife as you go. The park has an excellent visitor centre with an exhibition, leaflets and information on nature trails and guided walks. The park is very popular, particularly in springtime when the woodland is covered in an impressive display of bluebells. View Full Details>>
Malvern Hills8 miles (13 km)This walk takes you the full length of the Malvern Hills from End Hill in North Malvern to Chase End Hill at the southern end. The Hills divide the counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire and are covered with numerous footpaths and bridleways. View Full Details>>
Malvern Hills Circular Walk13 miles (21 km)This long route makes use of the Three Choirs Way and the old route of the Worcestershire Way to create a circular walk through the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There's fabulous views over the counties of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Worcestershire throughout. View Full Details>>
Martley Circular Walk6 miles (10 km)This lovely waymarked walk explores the Teme Valley around the Worcestershire village of Martley. There's beautiful countryside, traditional orchards, riverside paths and woodland trails to enjoy on the way. The route runs for about 6 miles on fairly flat paths with some small climbs. View Full Details>>
Midland Link20 miles (32 km)Enjoy lakes, canals, woodlands and historic villages on this waymarked walk through the Worcestershire and Warwickshire countryside. View Full Details>>
Monarch's Way615 miles (990 km)This incredible 615-mile walk approximates the escape route taken by King Charles II in 1651 after being defeated in the Battle of Worcester. View Full Details>>
North Worcestershire Path31 miles (50 km)This walk runs from Bewdley to Shirley, West Midlands through four beautiful country parks. View Full Details>>
Redditch4 miles (6 km)This lovely figure of eight walk takes you along the Miller's Trail to Arrow Valley Country Park in the Worcestershire town of Redditch. The walk starts from Bordesley Abbey and the Forge Mill Needle Museum in Riverside, just north of the town centre. The abbey ruins date from the 12th century and are accessible to the public. The site includes a visitor centre set in an original reconstructed 16th Century barn, displaying many of the finds that have been excavated over the years. The abbey neighbours the Forge Mill Needle Museum which depicts Redditch'sIndustrial Heritage. Models and recreated scenes provide a vivid illustration of how the needles were once made. There's also exhibitions, demonstrations, and workshops on how the needles were used in the textile industry. View Full Details>>
River Teme11 miles (18 km)A walk through the River Teme valley from Worcester to Knightwick. The walk starts on Worcester Bridge in the centre of Worcester and heads south along the Severn Way to Lower Wick where the River Teme meets the River Severn. You then head west along the river to Upper Wick, Bransford, Leigh and Broadwas before finishing at the village of Knightwick in the Malvern Hills. The route is fairly flat with a few moderate climbs along the way. There's lovely views of the surrounding Worcestershire countryside and the river. View Full Details>>
Sabrina Way203 miles (327 km)This route is part of the National Bridleroute Network and primarily designed for horse riders but can be used by walkers and cyclists also. The trail starts at the deer park at Great Barrington and heads north to Hartington. The route passes through the Cotswolds, the Malvern Hills, the Wyre Forest and Cannock Chase Forest, before finishing in the Derbyshire Peak District. For cyclists a mountain bike or hybrid is advised. View Full Details>>
Severn Way224 miles (360 km)Follow the River Severn from its source at Plynlimon in Powys, to Bristol, the mouth of the river. You start the walk at Plynlimon in upland Mid Wales, before descending into Llanidloes, Newtown, Powys, and Welshpool. The route then follows the towpath of the Montgomery Canal passing The Wrekin and continuing on through Shrewsbury, the Severn Gorge, and the historic town of Ironbridge. You then cross into Worcestershire passing Bewdley, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcester and Upton-upon-Severn in the Malvern Hills. The next section passes through Gloucestershire and includes a section along the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal which takes you past the fascinating abandoned ships at Purton Hulks. You'll also visit Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Berkeley Castle and on to the Severn Estuary and the mouth of the Severn. The final section takes you from Severn beach to Bristol via Lawrence Weston, Shirehampton and through the Avon Gorge. View Full Details>>
Shakespeare's Avon Way92 miles (148 km)This terrific waterside walk follows the River Avon from its source near Naseby to its confluence with the Severn at Tewkesbury. View Full Details>>
Shrawley Woods2 miles (4 km)Enjoy a circular walk around this attractive area of woodland near Worcester. There are miles of good woodland trails, a riverside path along the River Severn and several large ponds to enjoy. The woods are very popular with walkers during the springtime as you will find carpets of pretty bluebells. The area near the village hallis known as the grove and has a stream running through a lovely wooded valley, with lots of pretty flowers and vegetation. View Full Details>>
Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal46 miles (74 km)Follow the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal from Stourport-on-Severn to Great Haywood on this easy waterside walking and cycling route. The walk starts at Stourport-on-Severn by the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Basin near to the River Severn. You then head north to Kidderminster with views of the River Stour as you go. You continue to Kinver where you could deviate from the path to visit the splendid Kingsford Country Park and Kinver Edge. The large area of woodland and heathland has miles of walking trails with wonderful views across the region. View Full Details>>
Staffordshire Way95 miles (153 km)Travel through Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Worcestershire and enjoy canals, lakes, country parks and a series of pretty towns and villages. View Full Details>>
Stourport8 miles (12.8 km)This walk around Stourport on Severn makes use of the Severn Way and the Geopark Way to create a lovely circular route around the town. It runs for about 8 miles on mostly flat paths with a couple of moderate climbs. On the way you'll enjoy waterside sections along the River Severn and the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. There's also a visit to Hartlebury Common and Leapgate Country Park. View Full Details>>
Stourport to Bewdley River Walk4 miles (6.5 km)This easy walk takes you along the River Servern from Stourport to Bewdley. It's about a 4 mile walk along a fairly flat section of the Severn Way long distance footpath. View Full Details>>
Tardebigge Locks6 miles (9 km)Visit the largest flight of locks in Britain on this circular walk around Tardebigge Locks on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal. This circular walk takes you along the impressive structure before heading into the surrounding countryside. The walk also includes a visit to Tardebigge Reservoir towards the end of the route. View Full Details>>
Three Choirs Way100 miles (161 km)Visit the cities of Gloucester, Hereford, and Worcester on this circular walk. The walk has been devised with themes of poetry and music and links with the Three Choirs Music Festival which is held each August alternately at the magnificent cathedrals of the Three Counties (Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester). View Full Details>>
Tyndale Monument2 miles (3.5 km)This is a climb to the Tyndale Monument from the popular Cotswolds town of Wotton-under-Edge. It uses a section of the Cotswold Way National Trail to take you from the town to Westridge Woods and then on to the tower. The 19th century monument is an impressive landmark standing at a height of 111 ft (34 m). It was built in honour ofWilliam Tyndale, atranslatorof theNew Testament who was born in the area. From the tower viewpoint there are wonderful views across the Cotswold Hills AONB and into south Wales. You can actually climb the spiral staircaseof 121 steps for even better views! A topographdisplays all the places you can see from the summit. View Full Details>>
Uffmoor Wood1 miles (1.5 km)These attractive woods near Romsley cover over 200 acres with miles of waymarked trails to try. The shady paths are particularly lovely in the spring when there are carpets of bluebells to enjoy. There's also pretty little streams with wooden footbridges and lots of wildlife. Look out for fallow deer, foxes and a variety of birdlife as you make your way through the woods. View Full Details>>
Warwickshire Millennium Way100 miles (161 km)Follow the Millennium Way through the Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Northamptonshire countryside from Pershore to Middleton Cheney. The walk visits Stoulton, Inkberrow, Henley in Arden, Meriden, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Long Itchington, Chipping Warden before finishing at Middleton Cheney. The walk includes waterside stretches along the River Avon, the Grand Union Canal and the Stratford Upon Avon Canal. View Full Details>>
Waseley Hills Country Park2 miles (3 km)Waseley Hills is a country park and Local Nature Reserve located on the south western edge of Birmingham. The park covers 150 acres and consists of rolling open hills, pastures and small pockets of woodland with panoramic views over Worcestershire from Windmill Hill. View Full Details>>
Witley Court3 miles (5 km)Explore the expansive gardens surrounding this palatial 19th century mansion on this delightful walk in Worcestershire. The grounds contain a spectacular lake, a French parterre and a vast fountain of Perseus and Andromeda carved from Portland stone. View Full Details>>
Worcester and Birmingham Canal31 miles (50 km)Follow the Worcester and Birmingham Canal from the vibrant centre of Birmingham, through the green hills of Worcestershire, to the cathedral city of Worcester. After leaving Birmingham you enter the countryside and will encounter a series of locks including Tardebigge Locks. With 30 locks in about 2 miles, Tarddebigge is the longest in the country, and also one of the steepest. View Full Details>>
Worcester Riverside Walk6 miles (9.8 km)An easy riverside walk along the River Severn from Worcester Cathedral to the nearby village of Hallow. The walk is very flat and lasts for just over 6 miles, there and back. It follows a section of the Severn Way long distance trail which runs through the city. View Full Details>>
Worcester Woods Country Park1 miles (2 km)This 100 acre park in Worcester consists of two nature reserves, a huge open field and a busy Countryside Centre with cafe facilities. There are also bluebell woods, wildflower meadows and a pond which attracts a wide variety of wildlife. There are two waymarked walking trails to follow through the park. Worcester Woods is located on the outskirts of Worcester, just over a mile from the city centre and cathedral. View Full Details>>
Worcestershire Beacon4 miles (6.5 km)This circular walk takes you to the high point of the Malvern Hills at Worcestershire Beacon. The walk starts in Great Malvern, just to the west of the train station. From the Edward Elgar Statue you can pick up the Worcestershire Way to take you onto the hills. The route then heads to North Hill and Sugarloaf Hill before climbing to Worcestershire Beacon. From the 425 metres (1,394ft) summit you can see 13 counties of England on a clear day. Other highlights includes views of The Wrekin,Cannock Chase, theWelshborder mountains, theShropshire Hillsand across the valleys of theSevernandAvonto theCotswold Hills. View Full Details>>
Worcestershire Way36 miles (58 km)This walk takes you from Bewdley to Great Malvern where you can enjoy splendid views of the Malvern Hills. View Full Details>>
Wychavon Way40 miles (64 km)Follow the Wychavon Way through the Worcestershire countryside on this splendid 40 mile walk. View Full Details>>
Wyre Forest7 miles (11 km)This large forest near Bewdley has miles of super cycling and walking trails to enjoy. Cyclists can enjoy the family mountain bike trail which runs along nice wide paths through the woodland. There is also a section along a disused railway line and through a Nature Reserve. The trail is waymarked with blue markers. Bikes can be hired from Bewdley Outdoors. Walkers can enjoy three waymarked walking trails of varying lengths and difficulty. On the trails you'll pass through coniferous and deciduous forest and visit the lovely Wyre Arboretum. View Full Details>>

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