Millennium Way Full Walk East to West

Stoulton / Pershore North Piddle / Stoulton Inkberrow / North Pidlle Coughton / Inkberrow Coughton / Henley In arden Hockley Heath / Henley In Arden Meriden / Hockley Heath Kenilworth / Meriden Leamington Spa / Kenilworth Cubbington / Leamington Spa Long Itchington / Cubbington Priors Marston / Long Itchington Chipping Warden / Priors Marston Middleton Cheney / Chipping Warden The Millennium Way Map Showing the full route!
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Middleton Cheney to Chipping Warden (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 151 - Explorer 206)

Starting our from Middleton(W1)
Middleton Cheney is some 2 miles East of Junction 11 on M40. Facing the front of All Saints Church the route takes the lane to the left. Pass the right hand turn  Rectory Lane. At the T-junction (facing a house named Stoneleigh) turn right into Glovers Lane.

(W2)
At the end of the lane the pathway crosses the main road and takes the unmade vehicle track to the right of the footpath sign passing between the gardens of domestic properties. After approximately 300 hundred yards the track becomes a footpath and ends at a kissing gate into grazing land.

(W3)
Go L and go with hedge L, follow round field edge to find stile. Take stile and go ahead with hedge L to exit by stile to road.

(W4)
Cross road to drive and after 10 paces take stile R, signpost marked Footpath to Thenford.

(W5)
Follow field edge with fence and stream L to take ditch / bridge stile, and ahead to find mid fence corner stile. Take stile and go with field edge field corner with dilapidated stone barn. Take stile L to stone bridge. Cross bridge and go R with fence R to gateway.

(W6)
Take gateway and go 1/2 L across field towards tree line to find field corner.

(W7)
At field corner go R with hedge L. At corner continue on same line across field (Aim for R of wood on skyline) to and through hedge gap.

(W8)
Cross field corner to take small timber bridge, over a stream and turn L with hedge L to stile. Take stile and go 1/2 R across field to road.

(W9)
Cross road and stream and go diagonally R up field to top field corner gateway with track. Though gateway and follow round track, to pass bungalow R to farm driveway.

(W10)
Follow driveway to road.

(W11)
Cross road and take stile into field. Go with hedge R round field edge to exit by far R field gap. Go ahead over field to far R corner stile giving access to farm drive. Go L on drive to road. Cross road and take track marked bridle. Cross Townsend Lane and continue ahead signed Hill Farm only.  

(W12)
Where track bears L to farm take gate to go ahead with hedge R, under overhead power lines and pass spinney R to come to previous gate opening now only two isolated gate posts. Through opening and descend field to gate. Take gate, cross over disused railway to exit by gate and go with hedge L.

(W13)
At end of hedge go ahead over field to gate. Take gate and go with hedge R. Continue over numerous fields maintaining this line. Initially hedge is R but after some while you join vehicle way with hedge L. Go for about 1 mile. Where vehicle way swings R by discarded vehicles continue ahead with hedge L to come to field end. Exit field by gap to road.

(W14)
Go ahead on road, to come to junction with road from L. Continue round road R, cross over bridge, and after some 200 paces find stile L.

(W15)
Take stile and go 1/2 R over field corner to find gate R into field. Take gate and go L with fence L to find gate. Take gate and go 1/2 L over field to mid fence stile, cross stream and stile to field.

(W16)
Go ahead to isolated stile by hedge. Take stile and go ahead with hedge R to field corner gateway.

(W17)
Take gateway and continue with hedge R.

(W18)
 At field end find gateway. Take gateway and go ahead with woods L to come to stile. Take and go 1/2 R down field to take stile.

(W19)
Take stile and go down track.

(W20)
Ignore bridge L, follow track round with river L.

(W21)
Just before power pole go R to find defined path up field to pass to R of lone tree. At top of field go L with hedge R.

(W22)
At field end take gap, continue ahead and at hedge end, go immediately R, to find and take corner stile into field. Go 1/2 L across field to exit by far L corner field stile.

(W23)
Go L on road to the village of Chipping Warden. The Griffin pub is approximately 100 yards on the right.

Chipping Warden to Priors Marston (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 151 - Explorer 222 & 206)

(W24)
Facing The Griffin public house in Chipping Warden. Go L to junction of roads. Go L on main road opposite (A361), with buildings R. Take first road R (Appletree Road). Follow road round L bend and after some 300 paces road swings R, take footpath on L side of road before bend.

(W25)
Make way through buildings and passageway / alleyway with fence L, over stile, continue with fence L to stile. Take stile into spinney. Go through spinney to field. Ahead across centre of large field, aiming for house roof top to find and take fence stile adjacent to large oak tree. Go 1/2 L, pass dew pond R to find gate in L corner of field.

(W26)
Take gate with fence R to mid field stile, and then to mid fence stile with 2nd stile into field, continue with R fence / hedge R to find and take stile to L of gate to road. Turn R 20 paces on road, then go L take gate, and ahead to pass behind cattle sheds. Go with field edge L to end of field, R and L through gate, and go with hedge R.

(W27)
At field end, before copse, turn R then L - go with copse L down hill through gateway, turn L, and then after 30 paces go R across field, keep previous line (to centre of far field edge) to find bridge over steam . Cross stream, continue ahead to L field edge, continue with hedge on L (Watch for gateway L approximately 3/4 way up field). Do not go through gateway, but turn immediately R at 90 degrees across field.

(W28)
Through hedge gap, continue same line past mid field tree to middle hedge gate. Continue with hedge L to field end, bear 1/4 L across field to road.

(W29)
Go R and take first R turn. Before stream take gap L to field with hedge and stream R. Head across field to mid fence stile. Through copse to stile to vast field. Go ahead to meet L field hedge, continue with hedge / fence L to end of field. Go 10 paces R to find stile. Take stile into field and continue same line with fence L to take top field gate.

(W30)
Turn R, over stream, go ahead with fence left to take stile before buildings.  Take stile and go with fence R to find mid fence stile leading to driveway. Turn L on vehicle drive way to road.

(W31)
Cross over road and go ahead on lane between houses which becomes vehicle track - continue to end of track to footpath with fence either side, to road.

(W32)
Go R on road for 1/2 mile into Upper Boddington to main road. Over main road to Frog Lane, go ahead round L bend and immediately take cycle track R to road.

(W33)
Turn L on road. At end of houses pass through gateway and after some 30 paces take gate R. (Ordnance Survey mapping amendment - Follow text instructions shown in italic) - Go with hedge R to bridge. Take gate at end of bridge. Go 1/2 R, through rough ground to gate. Take gate and go with fence L to gap. Go 1/2 L across field to hedge gap with bridge. Take bridge, go ahead 1/4 L to find hedge gap with bridge, take bridge over ditch then go L with ditch L. At ditch end turn R with hedge L and after 50 paces, exit L by corner gap.

(W34)
Go with hedge R to exit field by corner gap. Go up field valley ahead to gap in trees to find ditch bridge. Take bridge and go with spinney L, around field. At far hedge gap go L on bridleway with hedge R. At field end, go through gap in spinney, turn R and go with spinney R for short distance to field corner gap. Continue ahead with spinney R to exit by corner gap. Go ahead over field to mid fence gate, turn R, pass dew pond R through small gate and follow grassy corridor with hedges L and R. Corridor swings R leading to gate with hedge R. Continue ahead down through avenue of trees and fields to road.

(W35)
Cross road, go ahead over field to L corner gate (R of buildings). Through gateway, pass in front of barn to driveway. Take stile immediately R, go 1/2 L across field to corner stile. Over stile, and second stile, and ahead with hedge and power lines L to corner gate. Take gate opposite and go 1/4 R, parallel with power lines, to mid fence gate, to farm driveway - turn R for 30 paces then L through gate along line of power lines to far side of field.

(W36)
 At far side of field (Do not go through gate) turn L and go with hedge R. Take stile out of field and after 120 paces ignore new metal gate but take next stile R through dip to metal gate into paddock.

(W37)
Go with hedge R to corner of paddock. Turn L and continue 15 paces with fence R to exit by metal gate. Ahead 1/2 L to take mid fence metal gate and ahead on same to take corner field bridge over stream. Continue line but go to R of house and find stile L. Take stile to track / drive to road, turn R on road. At next junction turn L to come to Priors Marston War Memorial.

Priors Marston to Long Itchington (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 151 - Explorer 222 & 206)

(W38)
Priors Marston war memorial stands at the junction of a number of roads.  Standing at the end of Hellidon Road, turn right, direction Napton, and then take the right hand fork for Lower Shuckburgh and Napton. Continue on Shuckburgh Road, passing a phone box, and the ends of School Lane and Vicarage Lane on your right.

(W39)
After a further 100m, locate a pillar-box on the left.  Immediately before the pillar-box, turn left and follow the waymark down a made up track, alongside Priors Hall. At the end of the track, cross the stile and bear 1/2 R to pass along the rear boundaries of houses to exit by stile.

(W40)
Pass through two pony paddocks by stiles. On entering a larger field, cut across the near left hand corner, by stile, to reach timber bridge ditch crossing. Cross the ditch and bear 1/4 R.  The next stile is visible beneath a line of trees.

(W41)
Cross this stile, and go 1/2 L to find corner stile.  Take stile and cross ditch / bridge, and go L on turf track bordered by line trees with hedge and ditch L.

(W42)
Following the way between lines of trees to pass through full width metal gate, and bend to right. The path continues between line of trees then climbs a shallow incline, and continues ahead.

(W43)
The path descends, eventually giving onto a field of pasture with fence L.

(W44)
Go with fence L down field towards the village of Napton just visible through the trees. Come to metal gate. Take gate, and head down to far right corner to find metal gate.

(W45)
Take gate and go with hedge R for some 100 paces to take gate R. Go ahead with hedge L.  You are no longer heading directly for Napton. Exit field by bottom left corner gap.

(W46)
Continue ahead with the hedge L, to reach metalgate.

(W47)
Pass through gate into another large field. Continue along the edge of this field with the fence immediately on your right. Notice a farm appearing, a few hundred metres off to the left.  When you draw level with the farm, you will be at a gate which gives onto a minor road.

(W48)
Take gate to road, go R, which is in effect continuing in the same direction as the path you have just left.

(W49)
After around some 500m come to T junction, go ahead direction signed Napton / Stockton. Pass three cottages L (The Fens) and immediately take driveway Up driveway and go R behind garage with hedge R to come to stile. Take stile and go 1/4 R up centre of field to come to bridge in dip. Take bridge and go 1/2 L up field to exit by far L corner gate to road.

(W50)
Go R on road over canal bridge and immediately L down onto canal. Go L under bridge and ahead with  canal right - ahead is Napton on the Hill with its high set windmill. Follow down a flight of locks, and pass The Folly Inn on your left. Continue on the towpath. Skirt around Napton Hill on the towpath.  At bridge 111 pass under the A425 Southam to Daventry road with the Bridge Inn on the left. Immediately after bridge take gap L to Bridge Inn.

(W51)
Face Bridge Inn go L, exit by pub drive entrance, and go R on road after 20 paces cross stile R. Down grassy passage way into field and go with hedge L. Take corner stile and go with hedge L to field corner - go R 40 paces and take stile and bridge L. Go 1/4 L across field to hedge gap. Continue ahead pass mid field power pole. Maintain line to come to ditch / bridge gap to R of single tree. Go 1/2 R across field to L of two trees to find stile (broken). Take gap and go with hedge R to end of field. Stay in field and go L for 30 paces to take gap R. 

(W52)
Go with high hedge R. At hedge corner continue same line ahead across field. Take mid fence bridge. Go 1/2 R to find stile some 50 paces in from corner. Take stile and go ahead across field to find metal gate. Take gate to vehicle track. Go ahead on track, pass cemetery to road, pass Stockton Parish Church to Barley Mow Pub. Face Barley Mow Pub go L pass school. At post box take road L, up Mount Pleasant, ignore side roads, come to grassy passageway with houses L, leading through spinney to field. Go L with hedge L to stile and road.

(W53)
Cross road (A426) and take gap to go down steps to go with hedge L. Though corner gap continue with hedge L and fence R. Follow corridor over two bridges then through shrub, maintaining line. Leave woods, go ahead on grassy way with spinney L. Exit spinney and after 50 paces go R to find gap, take gap and go immediately L with hedge L. After some 70 paces take gap into woods to find stile. Take stile and ahead through woods, cross track and exit by metal kissing gate to lake. Go R with lake L to take gap into car park with drive way ahead leading to road. Go L on road pass Blue Lias Inn, over bridge and take gateway L to canal. Go R with canal L, pass Two Boats Inn and go ahead.

(W54)
Pass under the A423 Banbury to Coventry road (Bridge 25), and immediately afterwards look out for a small brick-built cubicle next to the towpath.  Turn R off the towpath at this point, and turn left past the cubicle to reach take kissing gate into paddock. Cross  paddock, and take two further kissing gates on either side of a farm track. Go ahead over field and wooden foot bridge to exit by kissing gate and ahead over field towards a modern white house in the distance with a distinctive rear projection and find kissing gate. 

(W55)
Take corner kissing gate, and turn L to follow a made up lane serving private houses
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(W56)
In a few hundred metres, this lane (Thorn Way) gives into an open area known as The Square, with The Harvester Inn on the right. Turn left down the village road to find Holy Trinity Church.

Long Itchington to Cubbington (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 151 - Explorer 190 &222)

(W57)
Face Holy Trinity Church and go R. Take  Bascote Road L signposted 'Bascote'.

(W58)
C
ross bridge over river. In 70 mtrs turn R. (Ignore first stile on R) Go down to take kissing gate into field. Go with fence R to find kissing gate R.  Take kissing gate / bridge / kissing gate and ahead with ditch / fence L, ignore kissing gate L but continue ahead up field with river now on R to take far mid fence kissing gate by river bridge, to minor road.

(W59)
Go R to cross road bridge and pass 30mph signs, follow road round to R to come to T junction, go on L on Short Lane and at end of first house garden take passage way L. At end of passage way take kissing gate and go 1/2 L across field to find metal gate by pumping station.

(W60)
Take metal gate and go ahead with farm buildings R. Take another metal gate and continue ahead with fence L and buildings R along grassy corridor exit by kissing gate and ahead.  

(W61)
Go with hedge R to field corner. At field corner go L. In 200 paces take kissing gate R in hedge.

(W62)
Go ahead with wood L, after some 110 paces carefully look for difficult to see waymark L. Take way mark into woods. Follow path through woods with river L to come to tubular bridge over river. Cross bridge and turn L. In 20 paces go past remnants of kissing gate, over disused railway line, to find rusty kissing gate.

(W63)
Take kissing gate and go L. Follow field round with hedge L for 40 paces to come to field corner. Stop. Go 3/4 R across field, under power lines to find mid hedge gap by telegraph pole. Take gap and go 1/2 L across field towards distant white house, find mid fence stile. Take stile and continue ahead maintaining line to exit by telegraph pole to road. Go R on road. Some 200 paces before white house take signed gate R on unclassified road. Go ahead on uphill  field track, and exit by gate to track and lane to main road.

(W64)
Cross road and ahead on tree lined lane, pass Snowford House L, and ahead on vehicle track, to eventually crossing high bridge over disused railway and coming to tarmac drive leading to road. Go R on road to cross roads. Go L on main road, and after some 100 metres look for stile in hedge on L (next to telegraph pole).

(W65)
Cross stile, go 1/2 R to far corner and then R 50 mtrs to find bridge stile. Cross this stile and go ahead to find hedge gap. Through gap and go with hedge R to take stile into large field. Go ahead to find far hedge gap and road. Go L on road for some 10 mtrs to find road R.

(W66)
Take road, pass Sunrise Cottage and enter old Hunningham, a pretty village. At end of road find church. Take kissing gate to R of church yard and go with fence L. At end of fence go ahead 1/2 L downhill to find kissing gate.

(W67)
Take kissing gate and go with River Leam on L, Go ahead (ignore stile R), cross down slope to water meadow. Cross meadow to take stile opposite Red Lion Pub to road.

(W68)
Go L to cross road bridge over River Leam, pass road L and immediately past Severn-Trent booster station take kissing gate L. Go 1/2 L, diagonally across field to find kissing gate by telegraph pole.

(W69)
Take kissing gate and cross narrow field with buildings L to take kissing gate. Go ahead across field centre to find kissing gate. Take kissing gate and go 1/4 L find metal kissing gate by wooden bridge in far hedge. Cross bridge and go ahead with hedge R to find gate in gate to L of isolated building.

(W70)
Take gate and continue with hedge R to take kissing gate and cross small concrete bridge.

(W71)
Follow path ahead uphill to reach waymark at farm track. Turn R downhill and in 75 mtrs at hedge corner turn L, keeping hedge on R for 75 mtrs to find hedge gap giving access to metal and concrete bridge over stream. Cross bridge and continue ahead with hedge L.

(W72)
Follow path to corner of field at wood and in 25 paces turn L to enter wood by hidden way-mark. Follow main path through wood as it swings R, continue through wood to exit on far side. Turn L and go with hedge L in direction of Cubbington village.

(W73)
In comer of field cross tubular bridge. Turn L to follow path around field and up to houses. At houses turn left along allyway and in 150 mtrs reach Kings Head and Cubbington Church.

Cubbington to Leamington Spa (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 151 - Explorer 221)

(W74)
Face The King's Head pub at Cubbington. Go R downhill to junction with Church Lane. Cross ahead into High street, with Old Manor House on L.

(W75)
Follow High Street into village centre, where it becomes Queen's Street. Continue ahead past shops and The Queen's Head pub to junction with Windmill Hill.

(W76)
Turn L into Offchurch Road, and in 160 metres cross road R to kissing gate in hedge.

(W77)
Take gate and follow well-trodden path uphill, with hedge on R. Note tower block on horizon.  Proceed downhill to corner of field and turn R through hedge.  Turn immediately L and cross field ahead to pick up concrete road.  Continue uphill past house on L and barns on R to kissing-gate by cottage.

(W78)
Go through kissing-gate and down the field to kissing gate at bottom R.  Go through and turn immediately L to follow hedge on L with tower block on R.

(W79)
After some 300 metres, find hedge gap L before line of tall trees. Take gap and then go R with hedge R.  Follow path around field edge to come to wood R. At corner of wood (Runghills), turn sharp right over ditch / bridge.  Continue ahead with wood on R. At corner of wood turn R with wood still on R.

(W80)
At end of wood go ahead across field, with hedge R, to find and take sleeper bridge, continue ahead towards Redhouse Farm to find L corner field gap.

(W81)
Take gap and ahead to driveway. Go L on drive and after some 30 paces go R with fence L to take kissing gate into field. Go with hedge L at field corner go R and watch for hedge gap L. Take gap and cross ditch bridge by  railway sleepers to enter Newbold Comyn Park.

(W82)
Cross cinder path and go ahead with hedge R over golf course, finally over fairway to find wide hedge gap leading to well worn path. Go R on path and after some 150 paces note car parks L, at end of second car park leave path by 5 bar metal gate, through car park to metalled road. Go R on road, pass Paul Putz International Play area L and continue to Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre.

Leamington Spa to Kenilworth (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 140 & 151 - Explorer)

(W83)
Face side of Leisure Centre at Newbold Common, Leamington Spa on road. Go R, in the direction of Leamington, walk on wide tarmac footpath on L side of road, enjoying trees L, watch for Newbold Terrace East R as trees end and go 1/2 L across grass strip to walk with shrub / trees L. At corner enter into tree line and follow path L down to corner gap to find Willes Road.

(W84)
Cross road and enter Jephson Gardens. Walk ahead through Gardens and exit opposite Royal Pumps Rooms.

(W85)
Go L on road to pass over bridge and take first road R (Spencer Street) opposite All Saints Church.

(W86)
Go L on Lower Avenue, pass under railway bridge to find junction of roads.

(W87)
Go ahead on right hand side of Tachbrook Road. After some 50 yards, before bridge, find entry to tow path on R.

(W88)
Go down onto towpath and turn R (Do not go under Bridge 41). After 2 miles go under Bridge 49 and immediately take path up to road.

(W89)
Go L on road to large roundabout. Continue ahead 300 metres to find Woodloes Lane on left.

(W90)
Take Woodloes Lane and continue on lane over A46 (Kenilworth Bypass), eventually forking L to Woodloes Farm

(W91)
1
00 metres before farm, turn R across field pass under power cables to exit field by gap. Go ahead with brick wall R then ahead across field to pass to L of hump to find kissing gate. (Ordnance Survey mapping amendment - Follow text instructions shown in italic) Take gate and follow way-sign L round edge of field to exit by far field corner gap. Go ahead on path with hedge L, path becomes track.

(W92)
J
ust before second pylon, take path L to enter woods and follow well-defined pathway through woodland. Exit wood by metal gate and continue ahead with hedge on R (ignore signed path R onto golf course) to find wooden gate. Take gate and ahead to find kissing gate in corner of field, continue ahead towards wood. Some 80 yards before wood, after grassy bank, go 1/2 L down field to cross old stone bridge then ahead to kissing gate by lone tree. Take kissing gate and go ahead across field to exit by kissing gate to driveway.

(W93)
T
urn R and follow metalled road to junction with Rouncil Lane. Go R on road for 50 paces to take metal gate L. Go ahead on well worn track with fence L and hedge R exit by corner gap. Continue ahead with hedge R to exit by metal gate.

(W94)
Go ahead with hedge R to end of field. Take metal gate and go ahead pass large farm on R (Oaks Farm) to find corner concrete bridge. Cross bridge ahead to find metal gate. Take gate and go ahead to field corner to find second metal gate.

(W95)
Take gate and go ahead with fence R (ignore stile R to playing fields), continue ahead with fence R to find metal gate. Take gate, and ahead with hedge R, pass dew pond R, to come to field corner gap, go R along grassy corridor to exit by gate to driveway..

(W96)
Go L down drive, through wood, pass car park to road. Go L around Castle perimeter to come to Queen & Castle.

Kenilworth to Meriden (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 139 & 140 - Explorer 221)

(W97)
Face Queen and Castle, Kenilworth. Go L up main road to bend, take lane L (Purlieu Lane). Go under power cables and after 20 paces take kissing gate R.

(W98)
Go  L up field to gateway. Go ahead maintaining line, through mid hedge kissing gate and ahead across to find copse at field corner. Enter copse and exit by kissing gate to field. Go with hedge R to find kissing gate R. Take gate and go  L across field towards houses to kissing gate to road.

(W99)
Go R on road for 10 paces and take kissing gate L to field. Go with hedge L to field corner. Cross ditch bridge L. Go through small copse and ahead with hedge L. Through next copse and go down field to find mid field gap with ditch bridge. Cross bridge and go up field to hedge. Go L around field edge with hedge R to exit by field corner gap.

(W100)
Go L up field to pass under power cables - watch for mid field waymark sign. At waymark sign go  R in direction of houses to field corner. Go with hedge L pass houses.

(W101)
Take waymark sign L through hedge; pass through copse adjacent to houses, to driveway. Go R down driveway. Some 20 paces before passing under power lines; at junction with drive R, go L across field - pass by lone field oak to cross mid field to adjacent field corner edge, go ahead and after 10 paces take gap L. Go R with hedge R and follow round field edge up field to far mid hedge stile.

(W102)
Cross stile and go over ditch bridge and second stile. Go 1/2 R to far R field corner to take two kissing gates.

(W103)
Go ahead with hedge R to find and take mid fence kissing gate R. cross field centre to gateway to road. Over road turn L and almost immediately take stile R though tree lined copse to field.

(W104)
Go with hedge L to field corner stile. Cross stile and go R hugging two sides of field to far field corner stile. Cross stile and bridge ditch. Go  L across field to hedge gap by large tree and ahead to find field corner stile. Cross stile to ditch bridge to drive way. Cross driveway and take field stile to L of gateway.

(W105)
Go L with hedge L to field corner stile / gate. Take stile and go with hedge R to field exit gap. Take gap and go L with hedge L to field corner, remain in field and go R with hedge L pass under power lines to find field corner ditch bridge.

(W106)
Take ditch bridge and go with hedge L to stile to road. Go L about 500 yards on road, turn R into Camp Farm / Pheasant Oak Farm. Up drive way of farm, through gateway and up centre between buildings. Exit property by far L corner large kissing gate.
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(W107)
Go ahead over field to go with hedge L to take stile to road. Cross road, go R 30 paces to find large kissing gate L to enter field. Go 1/2 R over field to exit by far corner kissing gate to road. Go R on Old Waste Lane. Take driveway L adjacent to Oaklands some 40 paces before road end.

(W108)
After 70 paces take passage way to R of driveway to passage way at end take kissing gate.
Go L with hedge L to corner then go though metal kissing gate and over ditch bridge, maintain line with hedge L to hedge gap.

(W109)
Take gap and continue with hedge L to find field corner kissing gate. Take gate and take steps up to disused railway. Go R and immediately L taking steps down into field.

(W110)
Go ahead across short land strip to ditch bridge. Cross bridge and go with hedge L to take corner stile / bridge, Go ahead under pylons to find corner field stile.

(W111)
Cross stile and go ahead to rough drive way follow round R after approximate 50 paces cross field stile R and go  L across field to mid fence latch gate

(W112)
Take latch gate and continue  L to cross field corner and onto drive by latch gate. Turn R on driveway to road  Go L over railway bridge continue to junction of roads.

(W113)
Turn R to T junction. Turn L after 20 pace take driveway R to cross stile to vehicle track. Go ahead on track to take kissing gate and ahead to exit track by kissing gate to field. Go to R of power pole to cross field to take kissing gate.

(W114)
Take further kissing gate / plank bridge / kissing gate and ahead with fence L / hedge R to find field corner kissing gate.

(W115)
Take kissing gate / plank bridge / kissing gate and ahead with hedge R under power cables. Come to mid hedge gap on R with kissing gate and various way marks. Remain in field, turn L, across field to ditch bridge located 10 paces in from R field comer. Cross ditch bridge and go ahead with wire fence L across field  to exit by kissing gate.

(W116)
Go with hedge R to find top R swamp boards to kissing gate stile. Take gate and go with power lines L and hedge R. At end of trees take kissing gate R and go L. Continue with hedge L, under pylons and at field corner, go ahead over field, aiming some 70 paces R of white house to find corner gap, Take gap and follow path around through trees to driveway. Go R on driveway to road.

(W117)
Go L on road for 40 paces, take stile R and 2nd stile into field. Go with hedge R to exit by corner gap. Ahead over field under power lines, through hedge gap and 1/4 L to go with hedge L. 10 paces before field end cross hedge stile L.

(W118)
Go with hedge R. Watch for mid hedge stile R. Cross stile and go L with hedge L to find corner stile. Cross stile into grassy passageway leading to back garden, keep to L of garden and house to road. Go R, after 250 paces take kissing gate L through shrub to gateway.

(W119)
Though gateway and go  L up field to take mid hedge kissing gate. Go ahead with pylon power lines L to far field hedge kissing gate onto road.

(W120)
Go L pass Shirley Lane and after some 90 paces take signed driveway R. Pass barns L and follow vehicle track with hedge R.

(W121)
At field corner gap continue ahead down mid field toward copse / hedge Turn R after 25 paces and take ditch bridge L, into coppice and kissing gate into field. Go with wood L and ahead across field to R of lone oak to find way mark post at edge of wood.

(W122)
Go L with wood R. After some 90 paces at corner of wood go  L across centre of field to far R corner kissing. Take gate and go R with hedge R on vehicle track.

(W123)
Follow track through two fields. At end of 2nd field take gate and ahead with hedge L. Just before farm gate go 1/2 R across field to gate / narrow gap by high trees to R of house.

(W124)
Take narrow gap and follow grassy passageway to road. Go L past St. Laurence church. Where road swings R go ahead through gate onto grassy passage way. Continue on passageway to open field.

(W125)
Go R and follow round field edge. Half way along long field edge find signed gap R. Take gap and ahead with hedge L to exit by corner kissing gate. Ahead with hedge L to L corner kissing gate. Take kissing gate and go 1/2 R to find kissing gate to road.

(W126)
Cross road and take stile into field go with fence L and ahead to take mid hedge stile. Go 3/4 R to exit field by mid fence gate

(W127)
Go 1/4 L downhill to edge of wood and ahead with wall R to take wooden kissing gate and ahead with hedge R to find large kissing gate R. Take kissing gate to passage way to drive. Go L on driveway to road, turn L and walk up road to old standing cross.

Meriden to Hockley Heath (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 139 - Explorer 220 & 221)

(W128)
From the standing cross on The Green in the centre of Meriden, cross road and go R up towards roundabout. Turn L into Hampton Lane and after some 200 paces take footpath L adjacent to The Firs.

(W129)
Go over stile and immediately left with hedge left and embankment right.

(W130)
Follow path round L to gap in hedge leading to road. Go R on road following round bend to reach gateway L with stile to R. Go over stile and head diagonally down field to find a bridge and stile some 80 paces in from R hand field corner. Cross bridge, go half R, across corner of field to metal gate.

(W131)
Go through gate and walk ahead to find R hand corner of field. Go through kissing gate and turn L walking downhill with fences L and R. At bottom take wide stone pathway, then go R with quarry R.  Path turns L over footbridge and along quarry fence on R. Go through kissing gate onto road.

(W132)
(
Ordnance Survey mapping amendment - Follow text instructions shown in italic) Turn R at road and after 50m take path to L. This is fenced with gravel workings on R. On reaching road, turn R and follow road round, through gate, for about mile to come to road junction, before copse L. At road junction take path L to find gap R with bridge to stile. Take stile to field and go ahead to find mid field fence gap with gate and elevated bridge. Cross bridge and ahead over field to kissing gate.

(W133)
Go ahead with high broken hedgerow R. At field end turn L and go with hedge R. Exit field by corner stile. Follow path along inside edge of wood, and after pond R, take kissing gate R, then turn L and follow field round with wood L. Go through kissing gate and continue with hedge L for two fields.

(W134)
Path goes into wood, go through kissing gate into corner of field. Take path diagonally down middle of field and through small group of trees. On reaching the Heart of England Way turn R.

(W135)
Walk along R hand edge of field, and exit by path with small wood L and after kissing gate turn R at road. Proceed until main road, cross dual carriageway, turn L crossing over railway bridge and take next road on R, Almost immediately, go L down Wooton Green Lane. Where road turns left go ahead into driveway of Wotton Grange.

(W136)
Just before private gateway to Grange go L to find stile by gate. Take stile into field, turn R and go with edge of wood R. Remain in field - at field corner turn L to go down field with hedge R, follow round bottom field corner to find and take stile R through small coppice with bridge and stile to field.

(W137)
Go ahead up field with hedge R to exit by gap to field. Go ahead down field with hedge L to find stile. Cross field with mid field stream / bridge and exit by stile. Go ahead with hedge R to exit field by corner stile. Go ahead with hedge and power lines R to exit field by stile to road.

(W138)
Turn L and then take next road R (Magpie Lane). [With a short diversion you can go ahead to visit the Saracens Head.] After white house on R go through kissing R into field. Follow path to go with L hand hedge and go through kissing gate to road. Go L, after about 85 paces take stile R.

(W139)
Go round field edge with hedge R to come to large open field. Go ahead down field to take footbridge and kissing gate. Go ahead over field to find kissing gate and ahead with short length of hedge L to hedge stile. Take stile and go ahead with hedge L under pylons to exit field by corner gap.

(W140)
Go ahead continuing previous line with hedge R to road, go R. After about 100 paces turn L down  farm track and through metal gate following track round R and before farm house entrance take stile L to go on track parallel to power lines.

(W141)
Follow track as it bears L into field and then go  with hedge L to a stile at the end of the fields to road. Turn R on road for short distance to junction. Go R on Chadwick Lane, and on reaching house with pond on L, turn L on path to the R of driveway. This leads to an enclosed path and into a coppice, continue onto a farm track.

(W142)
Turn R along track, under power lines - where track goes R go ahead through gate, and follow path as it passes Dial House to road. At the Warwick Road turn L, and after some 250 paces take driveway R to Black Boy Inn.

(W143)
Go to left hand car park (L of Pub, bridge and recycling bins) to find gap to canal towpath. Go L on canal path and continue to the second bridge over the canal and cross this bridge. Walk up driveway to gate leading to road. Go L on road and turn L down Valley Lane, ignore road R, following road round and just before Valley Farm entrance gate go through kissing gate L into field.

(W144)
Turn R with hedge R to find corner field kissing gate. Continue to kissing gate and bridge and maintaining the same line with hedges L go over numerous stiles and through metal kissing gate to finally arrive at road. Go R, pass Station Lane, over railway line and then take driveway R (The Grove) . Immediately before house gate take passageway to the R, to kissing gate, go with hedge L to reach kissing gate on driveway.

(W145)
Go R and after 10 paces go L through kissing gate into field with hedge L, exit field through kissing gate to road. Go R on road, pass driveway on R to Uplands Farm, and shortly afterwards take kissing gate L into National Trust Packwood Avenue. Go down avenue of trees to come to Packwood House. (11.25 miles from Meriden).

(W146)
Facing Packwood House go right on road pass Grove Lane and after some 100 paces take kissing gate L to field.

(W147)
Go over centre of field to kissing gate under power lines. Go ahead with hedge L cross hidden brook and go half R to power pole in corner by trees to find kissing gate leading into churchyard of St Giles Church.

(W148)
Face front door of church and go left on pathway to exit church grounds to car park. Take church access driveway to road. Go right on road to come to junction. At junction go left and continue to meet main road.

(W149)
Go ahead on main road signed Hockley Heath. Follow road round to meet main Stratford Road. At Stratford Road go left and cross road and walk ahead to come to The Wharf Tavern.

Hockley Heath to Henley in Arden (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 150 & 151 - Explorer 220)

(W150)
F
rom front of The Wharf Tavern in Hockley Heath make your way through pub car park to find bridge L leading to canal. Go on tow path with canal R. Pass a drawbridge; Swallow Cruisers and under road bridge to come to swing bridge. Cross canal and follow vehicle track into Drawbridge Farm. Pass front of farm building and take kissing gate to left of right hand gate.

(W151)
Go with fence L to find far corner stile. Take stile and go ahead down field to find far L corner stile by gate. Take stile and go L on narrow filed with hedge L to find R corner stile by gate. Take stile and pass dew pond, continue with hedge L to find gate and bridge over steam. Take gate and go up field towards church tower of St Mary's Lapworth. Exit field by stile and go up small field to find stile to road. Go R on road.

(W152)
After 120 paces go L on drive with Leylandii trees R to take stile to L of gate. Follow driveway pass greenhouses to end to find ground staff buildings with gated courtyard. Turn L onto gravelled drive and go ahead 50 paces on driveway with hedge R. Find and take way marked hedge gap right  and continue line down towards motorway with hedge L. Take gap through tree line at field end to find stile to vehicle track and bridge over motorway.

(W153)
Cross motorway bridge. After crossing bridge take stile L and go down steps, keep to line of fence at bottom of steps. At end of fencing continue ahead over bridge / stile to field. Go ahead across centre of field, passing through gate in gate, and then under pylons to further gate within a gate to exit. Head across narrow part of field to find kissing gate into scrub. Go ahead through scrub into field, and ahead with hedge L to exit by far L corner kissing gate to rough vehicle way. Go R on vehicle way down to lane.

(W154)
(
Ordnance Survey mapping amendment - Follow text instructions shown in italic) Cross the lane to take bridge and stile, turn immediately left and take kissing gate into the field. Go with hedge L around field edge up to far corner kissing gate. Take gate and bridge to go through short scrub into field, go L with hedge L. Approximately half way down field, pass large gap left and after further 25 paces find stile L. Take stile and go ahead with hedge L to take corner stile to road (Look out for lovely blackberries in hedge in August).

(W155)
Go R on road to reach staggered crossroads.  Go ahead on, Irelands Lane. After about a mile go L to driveway to Irelands Farm. After some 15 paces take hedge gap R. Though gap and go L down field edge, under pylons to exit field by bottom L field gap onto driveway. Go R and after 5 paces go L. Walk on edge of field, not on grassy vehicle way.

(W156)
Go up field edge to end of field to find gate in metal gate. Take gate, go ahead with hedge R, after 40 paces, take kissing gate R. Go L with hedge L to follow round field edge to exit by corner kissing gate.

(W157)
Go up field with hedge L, to end of spinney. Go ahead up crossing open field to hedge stile into copse. Through copse and exit by stile (enjoy panoramic view). Go ahead down hill, aiming to R of buildings, to find mid fence kissing gate, take gate and go ahead through two kissing gates to finally come to road.

(W158)
Go L on road, after 15 paces at T junction take fork L and go ahead to pass between remains of disused railway bridge either side of road. Immediately afterwards take gap L to public footpath running parallel with driveway, leading round to stile into field. Go directly ahead over middle of field to pass 5 paces to L of the gate to find and take a corner stile R.

(W159)
Go 1/2 R up hill and ahead to far R corner to find corner stile. Take stile into wooded area and ahead / R to follow path in wooded area to junction of paths. Go ahead and exit wooded area by stile. Go 1/2 L across field to take field corner stile. Go L along hill top with hedge L and views R. At gateway go ahead down under power lines and then up to mounds hiding Motte & Bailey ruins.

(W160)
Stay on top of mounds, until descending to L corner kissing gate leading to road. Go R on road to pass lynch Gate of St Marys Church, over stream, to finally  join High Street at corner with St John the Baptist Church.

Henley in Arden to Coughton (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 150 & 151 - Explorer 220)

(W161)
With back to St John the Baptist Church on the High Street in Henley in Arden. Go R (past the Guild House). In a few yards cross the road at the pedestrian traffic lights and go L along High Street, in
30 paces go R up alleyway signed to the Station. Go up alleyway through the car park for the Swan Pub.  Continue following signs to Station (into Swan Croft).  At end of alleyway bear left and after a few paces go up slope to Railway Station Bridge and cross Railway.

(W162)
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ontinue forward on a fenced path with allotments on both sides to reach Metal kissing gate. Take gate and go ahead through further metal gate along tree lined passage to find metal gate. Take gate (ignoring metal kissing gate immediately on R) and go ahead with fence R to find metal footbridge.

(W163)
Cross metal footbridge across ditch to kissing gate. Take kissing gate and go ahead along enclosed field edge path with hedge on L and wire fence on R and into sunken way up to stile. Cross a wooden stile, turn immediately L and up steps to reach field. Go R and then forward until you reach a marker post by corner of hedge, then go half L over summit and down to metal gate and stile.

(W164)
Cross stile, go straight across main road, up drive to R of Well Cottage (take a few moments to look down old well) and cross interesting stile in brick walk to R of gate. Go ahead through gate into small Orchard. Continue forward, cross stile into paddock and cross next stile into field. Go straight ahead to two oak trees in hedge and turn L along field edge with hedge on R to field corner. Cross stile and go R down steps and L across culverted ditch to cross another stile and forward to metal footbridge over stream.

(W165)
Turn half R across field passing marker post and on to stile in hedge. Cross stile and go half L across field to cross stile in fence enclosed hedge and continue half L to a stile by a gate in second fence enclosed hedge. Go half R to cross stile and wooden planked footbridge over deep ditch.

(W166)
Continue forward to cross stile in next hedge and go half R to field corner gap. Take gap and continue along field edge with hedge on R. Reach R corner and go through gap in hedge and continue along next field with hedge on R. Reach field corner and go through gap in hedge to lane.

(W167)
Cross lane and take kissing gate. Go half L through some saplings into field and turn R. Pass pond on R and go uphill along field edge with hedge on R. At top of rise take stile R and go with fence L to find metal gate into Bannams Wood. (Note that the woods are a Site of Special Scientific Interest)

(W168)
Follow path as it winds through wood, pass an old wagon on your L. Continue following the winding path downwards, where path divides keep L as path. Continue downhill as the path widens to a track. A track joins from your L and then come to a T junction, turn L. Follow the track down hill to reach a gate in gate to road.

(W169)
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urn R and walk forward, initially with the woods on your R, At end of wood go some 150 paces and take signed gap L. Take kissing gate into field and proceed along field edge with hedge R to field corner to find metal gate. Take gate and go half L across the next field to exit by wooden gate.

(W170)
Go R on wide grass way, (parallel with power cables on L). to brow of hill ahead. At brow go down slope to bottom to take gap L adjacent to start of hedge. Go ahead with hedge R to exit field by corner gap, continue ahead with hedge R to exit next field by corner gap.

(W171)
Go 1/2 L to field edge by transformer fixed to an electricity post. Go left to find drive way.

(W172)
Proceed down track past entrance to private driveway to find large pylon with overhead cables. (Do not continue to road) Go R with fence L and hedge and ditch R to find metal gate. Take gate and cross driveway to find further gat
e.

(W173)
Take gate and go ahead to pass under pylons to far corner to find metal gate. Take gate and go 1/2 L to find far corner field stile / gate. Ahead into garden of a large house. Go with hedge L, pass pond R to exit by gate L of house entrance gate.

(W174)
Emerge at the junction of three tracks, turn R and walk up the hill along the field edge with hedge R to field corner gap. Take gap and ahead uphill passing twin timber electricity poles in middle of field. Continue to summit and go forward to find gate in near corner of field. Cross stile and go downhill with hedge on R to reach metal gate and pass along a fenced way at the back of a pair of cottages to exit by metal gate. Over field corner to metal kissing gate to road.

(W175)
Go R pass cottage R and follow road round to take first metalled driveway L on corner by large house with out buildings, leading to The Former Church of St Leonards Spernall. Pass Church on your R and immediately after Church Gate go through kissing gate. Go ahead with fence R, and ahead to find metal footbridge. Cross bridge over the River Arrow and ahead close to bank of River Arrow L then into the narrowing of the field to take kissing gate.

(W176)
Go 1/2 R across the next field to the corner where there are a number of hedgerow oaks, to find gate. Take gate, turn immediately R with a hedge R and a fence on your L. Go to the field corner, stay in field, turn L and go with the hedge R. On reaching the next corner of the field take kissing gate to next field where there is a National Trust sign for Coughton Court. Go forward for a short way with a metal rail fence on your R to take another kissing gate. Go half L across the field towards the cottages on the far side to exit by kissing gate.

(W177)
Pass in front of a pair of cottages, built 1913 and 1896, on your R hand side, emerging onto the main Alcester/Studley road A435 (note that the first cottage gate carries a warning Alsatian Dog. Do not pass the gate). Turn immediately L cross bridge over the River Arrow, pass the car entrance to Coughton Court, (which is well worth a visit). Continue along the A439 with superb view of Coughton Court to L until you reach main gate by pedestrian traffic lights. (take great care. The A439 is very busy with vehicles going far to fast.)

Coughton to Inkberrow (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 150 - Explorer 205 & 220)

(W178)
Find a pedestrian crossing on main road A435 in front of Coughton Court, Close by is an ancient monument where travellers prayed. From monument cross road and go up Coughton Lane for approximately 1 mile.

(W179)
At T junction turn R on B4090 for 40 paces to find hedge gap L into field, go with hedge L. Where hedge finishes go ahead to hedge opposite to find wooden footbridge. Take bridge over steam

(W180)
Go R, round field edge with hedge R  do not take gaps R. At end of vast field continue through next field with hedge R and after some 150 paces take large gap, continuing to maintain line now with hedge L.  Exit field by gate to L of brick outbuilding and cross driveway to find gate. Take gate and go ahead up track.

(W181)
At end of track take gate L and bend R round base of field mound to pass to R of isolated brick building. Take rough vehicle way leading up through trees to field, go L along field edge to take stile into woodland, through woodland to exit stile into field. Go L to take stile some 30 paces in from left hand corner, into woodland. Exit woodland by stile and go with hedge R to find stile to road.

(W182)
Cross main road, and take secondary road The Saltway passing Neville Arms Turn L into Brandheath Lane and follow until end of lane. Turn R into passageway, through small gate into field, go ahead with hedge L. Take corner gate and continue ahead with hedge L to exit by stile, maintain line ahead under power cables. Exit field by bridge to go ahead by stiles through three fields to road.

(W183)
Cross
road and go ahead on track to enter field by gate, ahead with hedge L to exit by gate. Go ahead with gas compound on R to find field. Go R and ahead with hedge R, after some 150 paces find stile R. Take stile and go L with hedge L to road.

(W184)
Go R on road and follow until footpath on R (Bouts). Take path through copse until stile on L. Over stile and go  R towards isolate houses. Find metal gate with fence stile R. Take stile and ahead with hedge L to find stile L. Take stile and go 10 paces R with ditch R to take stile into garden. Go ahead to exit garden by stile and into paddock with pond and jetty L to exit paddock by bridge over stream.

(W185)
G
o ahead over field to take gate and ahead over further field to find gap over stream leading to 6 bar metal gate. Head up vehicle track (ignore gates L) to come track end gate. Take gate and pass in front of farm (Bouts Farm) to road. Go R on road. After some 300 metres, just before Bouts End Barn take gate L up grassy passage way leading to gate to field. Take gate and ahead with hedge L to find field corner gate. Take gate and through shrub, with hedge L to find gateway leading to house driveway. Take hidden stile 5 paces to L of driveway entrance, to road (B4092)

(W186)
Cross road, through gate, down driveway, keep cottage on L. Take gate into field. Go with hedge hedge L to exit by stile to bridge. Go  L to pass under power lines and take stile and metal bridge. Go with hedge L to exit by corner stile. Maintain line across large field to far R corner to find concrete standing, with stile between two metal gates.

(W187)
Take fence and go up grassy track, through wooded strip, pass under pylons, and exit by gate to field. Go ahead to far R corner gate. Take gate and go L some 30 paces on grassy track to find gate.. Take gate and go R with hedge / trees R to corner, follow round corner and after some 30 paces find stile R.

(W188)
Take stile and go down steep hill to road. Go L on road for 10 paces to find stile L. Take stile and go  R up field to find corner stile. Take stile and go ahead with hedge R to road. Cross road and take gate to go ahead with hedge L, and in second field take far L corner stile and ahead with hedge R to exit by corner stile leading to sports field.

(W189)
Through sports field with hedge on R to corner. Take footpath to road. Turn R follow road to Stonehouse farm. Turn L on unmarked footpath to go with hedge R. Follow hedge round field edge to exit by stile leading to grassy track.

(W190)
Follow track for some 150 paces to kissing gate at end of Tuer Way.

Inkberrow to North Piddle (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 150 - Explorer 190 & 204)

(W191)
Stand on farm track with back to kissing gate at the end of Tuer Way, Inkberrow. Go L some 40 paces on track to take waymarked? path R. Follow between properties and exit by steps to road. Go 1/2 L to find signed cinder track.

(W192)
Take cinder track to find small wooden gate to R of 5 bar wooden gate. Continue on track to further small wooden gate to R of 5 bar wooden gate. Go ahead with hedge R to find double stile in field corner. Go  R, aiming for farm buildings, across field to take mid hedge ditch bridge and stile. Go ahead to find stile/bridge/stile leading to farmyard.  Go 
L to find and take drive between barns.

 (W193)
At end of drive find two metal gates.  Take L gate and go L with fence L to take corner gate. Continue on same line with fence and pond R to take gate into field. Go diagonally R across field, under two sets of power cables to take corner gap with temporary wooden gate. Take short corridor  with trees L to field.  Go
L down field corner to take wooden gate leading into coppice.  Go ahead 5 paces and then R to find gap into field. 

 (W194)
Go  L up field to find field corner way post. Go 1/2 R with hedge R to take corner field gap. Go ahead with hedge R to track. Go ahead on track with farm outbuildings R to find gap to R of double metal gates leading to minor road. Go L down minor road 1/3 mile to T junction (ignore footpath R). Cross road (A422) and take metal gate opposite into field.

(W195)
In field go  R across field towards R of buildings on horizon to find double gated bridge over stream. Cross bridge, go  R up field under power lines to find stile.

(W196)
Cross stile and go 1/2 L across narrow field to take double stile and plank bridge. Go ahead to take a further double stile, and plank bridge then 1/2 L to take large metal gate in hedge.

(W197)
Proceed directly ahead, keeping fence enclosing tree growing area to R to find stile. Cross stile and continue ahead with house to L to exit by far L corner metal stile to road. Go directly across road and follow footpath sign into field. Go with hedge L to top field corner.

(W198)
Go R some 20 paces and take stile in hedge gap into the next field and continue directly ahead across the field. In the L hand corner of the field is a fenced off pond and the stile is adjacent and to R of pond.

(W199)
Take stile and proceed over centre of field towards mid hedge gateway. Cross stile to left of gateway and continue ahead with hedge R. At the end of the field there is a gate. Take gate and cross narrow field with fence L to metal gate. Take gate onto minor road. Turn R walking ahead into the village of Flyford Flavell.

(W200)
Continue past road junction and the Boot Inn to the Church. Pass Church and take driveway L. Go up driveway and around tennis court. At end of tennis court take gate R and ahead with fence L to find stile.

(W201)
Take stile and pass between dew ponds. Go with fence and hedge R around paddock to find stile.

(W202)
Take stile and go 1/2 L across field to far corner stile.

(W203)
Take stile and go ahead with hedge R to gate. Take gate continue with hedge R to field end and kissing gate R. 

(W204)
Take kissing gate and next immediate kissing gate. Go ahead with hedge L to exit field by kissing gate. Go ahead with hedge L to exit by corner field stile and ahead to exit field by double fence stile. Go ahead down slope to road. Go L on road to come to cross roads at North Piddle.

North Piddle to Stoulton (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 150 - Explorer 190 & 204)

W(205)
Stand at cross roads in North Piddle with back to Church Lane. Go L for 100 paces take kissing gate R into field, go across field to stile to copse, through copse to stile / stream bridge leading to avenue of trees to exit by gate. Cross road and take gate opposite. Go ahead across tree planted field, to exit by gap into field passing to L of power pole to far corner field gap (Here we enjoy first glimpse of church at Upper Snodsbury on horizon ahead).

W(206)
Through gap and continue ahead with hedge L. Go around field corner to double metal gate. Go 1/2 R take double metal gate and bridge over steam (Ordnance Survey mapping amendment - Follow text instructions shown in italic) and after some 10 paces take cinder track R to go with river R. Follow track to hedge gap to road. Cross road to take fence stile. Go ahead through 2 fields - exit 2nd field at wide gap and then ahead towards lone tree L. Before tree find and take crop path diagonally R across field to take far mid fence metal kissing gate (Aim R of church on horizon). Go up field with hedge R to take corner wooden kissing gate and follow alley way between houses to road - Upper Snodsbury.

W(207) Cross road. Go ahead into Church Road and continue into The Furlongs. Take wooden gate and ahead with houses R to enter field by large kissing gate. Go ahead across centre of field aim for centre of farm buildings to find stile. Cross stile and go ahead through farm buildings to find driveway leading to road. Cross road and follow farm track with large field L. Take R hand of two gates into field.

W(208)
Go ahead across field to find mid hedge gate. Go ahead in field with line of trees R to come to corner gap by large oak tree. Go ahead through copse and ahead 1/4 L to find bridge over river. Cross bridge and go ahead up field to find far L corner gate. Take gate and go ahead some 30 paces to find gate L and signed footpath. Through gate and follow round field edge with hedge R to find far R corner metal gate.

W(209)
Take metal gate and bridge and go ahead to find hedge gap. Go through gap and go 1/4 L to find stile into copse. Through copse to find track  Go R on track which becomes road passing houses L to come to junction of roads. Immediately take gap L by power pole and go with hedge L to find gap to road. Go R on road and immediately take gap into churchyard of St John the Baptist, follow round church to exit churchyard by gate to road.

W(210)
Go L on road into the village of White Ladies Aston. Pass stone wall R, road bends R and after some 50 paces take signed gap R. Ahead with red brick barn R, and continue with hedge R. Leave path where it swings L and continue ahead with hedge R to take far corner stile / bridge to field. Go L with hedge L, pass house L, and come to  field corner. Go R and after some 20 paces take stile into garden, cross garden and exit by stile into paddock. Exit paddock by fence. Go L to kissing gate (Do not take kissing, do not exit field) Turn back to kissing gate go 3/4 L to pass field corner to take kissing gate to road.

W(211)
Go right on road after some 250 paces take gate L into narrow field, Go diagonally half way down field to find gate R. Take gate and go into field. Go diagonally to far corner field stile leading to road.

W(212)
Cross road and take kissing gate. Go ahead to pass to L of horse area to take mid hedge kissing gate / bridge into field. Go ahead, parallel with power cables, to find hedge gap. Take gap and ahead with hedge L to exit by field corner. Continue to follow track with buildings L. Main track turns L but continue ahead under power cables then turn L to come to gap by power pole leading to drive by red building (Kit Kitchens). Go L on drive to road.

W(213)
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ross road and ahead on bridleway track after some 25 paces there are waymarkers L (Due to Worcetser C.C. Path Closure follow revised directions) Ignore these waymarkers and continue up the bridleway track with the plantation right until it ends. At the end track swings L into a field with a stand of trees to your right. Go L into the field and go down the field with hedge L to the hedge corner where it turns left with a tree on the corner.
Do not turn L with the hedge stay but right and continue ahead into the field. Continue ahead to large brick bridge over the railway. Go down the field to pass a 5 bar metal gate L. Continue ahead to an old metal gate L onto a farm bridleway. Turn R go behind a barn and follow to Windmill Hill Farm. Turn R past the farm on the farm track. Go ahead past the front of more barns and down the field to metal gate. Follow the footpath to and alongside a wood L with hedge R.

W(214)
At the end of the wood track swings L and R through a metal gate and over a bridge over a stream. Turn right follow the hedge line with hedge and stream right to a kissing gate. Take gate and turn L. Go up the field with hedge L, At the top of the field go L between hedges. Follow this to a metal gate on the R. Take a path between a fence and hedge to another metal gate into the churchyard. Go ahead to double metal gate out of the churchyard onto the road. You have exited at the side of the church of St Edmund at Stoulton. (End of diversion)
 

Stoulton to Pershore (Ordnance Survey Map - Landranger 150 - Explorer 190)

W(215)
Face St Edmund Church at Stoulton. Go R down road to the B4084. Turn L and then first R to Hawbridge. Pass Fusion and after some 100 yards take bridleway R, over stream, and take rough track L to field.

W(216)
Go R by back of house for some 10 paces to find post. Go L over field to lone tree. At lone tree go 1/4 R to find footbridge over ditch. Go over bridge, through undergrowth and ahead with hedge on L. By wood bear R and L round corner of wood. Continue with wood on L for 100 yards. Exit field by stile, and ahead with wood L to exit next field by stile. Continue ahead in large field with woods L to field corner, do not exit field, but continue around field edge to pass to rear of houses, to find stile to road.

W(217)
Go R on road for some 150 yards and take stile L to path. Go with hedge L through fields to road.

W(218)
On road go L and enter Wadborough. Pass the Masons Arms Pub on R (telephone box at first road on left) .

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Carry straight on until the road makes a sharp right turn. Here take the bridle path to the left with Crome Perry wood on your right. Follow the bridleway through the wood, ignoring crossing path. At sharp left turn do not go ahead across plank bridge but swing L and continue on woodland track, passing farm buildings R, to road.

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Cross road, go 20 yards R and take field entrance L. Go ahead with wood on L, after some 200 paces find hidden way mark L. At way mark go 3/4 R across field to find stile and footbridge. Go across field passing close to left lone tree aiming for hedge gap to find road.

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Go L on road. Pass Crabbe Lane on L and after 15 paces find field entrance R, go into field and go 1/2 L to field corner with plank bridge over ditch

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Cross bridge, and then head across field to find footbridge approximately 100 yards to the right of top left corner.

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Cross foot bridge go 1/4 L across field to field corner. Take ditch bridge and gap by large tree to left of line of bushy trees.

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Through gap, go right to find bridge. Over bridge and go L with hedge L, follow field edge (ignoring another stile/bridge on your left) to reach gate onto the road. This is Salters lane.

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Go L for some 50 yards to find gate R. Take gate and go with hedge L down to take kissing gate and footbridge over Bow Brook.

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Enter Tyddesley wood and go up bridal path, through wood, across a logging road to gate and stile. Take gate and ahead on grassy way between light fencing, leading into vehicle way. Continue ahead on vehicle way to find gap R in fencing. Take gap and ahead on fence lined grassy track to take gate to L of a black and white thatched cottage, (Woodman's Cottage).

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Go down the lane to the main Pershore - Upton road. Cross road and turn R. At the end of the Garden Centre take gate L and gate R to go L with hedge L to River Avon.

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Turn L at river and follow bank upstream to Pershore Bridge. Take steps, turn L on main road (A4084) and after some 50 paces go R to re cross Avon on old bridge to find car park and Picnic site.