instructions & Map for walking from West to East & East to West
Face Queen and Castle, Kenilworth. Go R on main road round bend to find entrance
to Castle Car Park. Take car park entrance and go on service road, pass car park
to end of road, swinging L onto track. Follow path through woodland,
bearing L at signpost to Rounds Farm. Exit woodland and continue ahead to large
oak. Turn R onto grassy passage signposted Rouncil Lane Ford 1.5 miles.
t end of grassy passage find field.
Go L with hedge L to find far field metal corner gate. Take gate turn R, keeping
fence to playing field L, (ignore stile L to playing fields)
continue to end of fence. Take metal gate
and go 1/2 L across field to second metal gate. Take gate and cross concrete footbridge.
Continue ahead to reach metal field gate to right of farm buildings. Go through
go ahead, ignoring paths to right and left. Follow well-used path,
keeping hedge L. Take gate and
continue with hedge L. Continue to go with fence R and hedge L to come to metal
gate to Rouncil Lane. Take gate and go R on road for 50 paces to find metalled track
leading to Goodrest Farm.
Take metalled track and pass under power cables to find metal kissing
gate in hedge L. Take gate, and go with barbed wire fence L to take second
kissing gate to R of lone tree.
Go 1/4 L to find field edge and old stone bridge, cross bridge and go 1/2 R up
field to junction of paths. Do not take path onto golf course but stay in field
and go R with hedge L.
At field corner find kissing gate. Take kissing gate and continue with hedge L to find
wooden gate. Take gate and continue ahead, ignore mid hedge gate / path L, and
with hedge L go under power
lines to take metal gate to wood.
Follow path through wood to emerge on golf course.
(Ordnance Survey mapping amendment -
Follow text instructions shown in italic)
Go ahead with hedge R and pylons
L. Go through hedge gap and go around field edge to find kissing gate in far right
Take gate and continue ahead, leaving large bank and houses L.
At open field go 1/4 L to pass under power lines with Woodloes Farm on right. At junction with metalled
track to farm turn L. Follow track to junction with lane. Go R follow lane over A46 (Kenilworth Bypass) to come main road (A429)
Go R on road. Go over large roundabout and ahead up road to come to canal bridge. Before
bridge take path R to join towpath and turn L to pass under Bridge 49 in the direction
of Leamington. Pass a number of
Narrow Boat repair yards on the way to Bridge 46 (Tesco Superstore).
Continue ahead to Bridge 41. Leave towpath and turn L into Tachbrook
At traffic lights, cross road into Lower Avenue, passing under bridge. At junction, turn R into Spencer Street and proceed towards
Parish Church. At Church turn L
into Victoria Terrace, cross Victoria Bridge and turn R into Jephson Gardens.
Walk through Jephson Gardens; cross Willes Road and follow footpath up through
wood to open grass. Walk ahead with trees R to find Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre.
Spa to Kenilworth
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.
Cross road and enter Jephson Gardens by unmarked wrought iron gates. Walk
ahead through Gardens and exit opposite Royal Pumps Rooms.
Go L on road to pass over bridge and take first road R (Spencer Street)
opposite All Saints Church.
Go L on Lower Avenue, pass under railway bridge to find junction of
Go ahead on right hand side of Tachbrook Road. After some 50 yards, before
bridge, find entry to tow path on R.
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.
Go L on road to large roundabout. Continue ahead 300 metres to find
Woodloes Lane on left.
ake Woodloes Lane and continue on lane over A46 (Kenilworth Bypass), eventually forking L to Woodloes Farm
100 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 metal 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.
Just 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.
Turn 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.
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.
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
pass dew pond R, to come to field corner gap, go R along grassy corridor to exit by
gate to driveway.
Go L down drive, through wood, pass car park to road. Go L around Castle perimeter to come to Queen
paths, bridleways and roads we have used in these instructions are public rights
of way as designated on Ordnance Survey maps. Following the instructions and
walking tips on this web site in no way constitutes any liability on 41 Club that such routes or
tips are safe or suitable.