Walking

Walking trail

Baddesley Clinton Heart of England Way countryside walk

Walking trail

An easy walk along country lanes and field paths, taking in Baddesley Clinton, Rowington Church and the Heart of England Way.

Home with history

Baddesley Clinton was the home of the Ferrers family for 500 years. The moated manor house includes three priest holes and a wealth of paintings by one of its Victorian residents, Rebecca Dering.

Heart of England Way countryside walk

Map

Map route for Baddesley Clinton Heart of England Way walk

Start:

Baddesley Clinton, start of Church Walk, grid ref: SP201715

1

The walk starts at Church Walk. Opposite the entrance to Visitor Reception, follow the path through the churchyard, go through the kissing gate and follow the gravel drive to the road.

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2

Turn right along the road, with Hay Wood on your left. At a junction, turn right along Rowington Green.

3

Take the footpath on your left at a sign for the Heart of England Way and walk across the field to a kissing gate. Head straight across the next field and at the hedge corner look for a way-marked post. Follow the field edge to the right and go through a metal gate. Head uphill, going through a kissing gate at the top and follow a line of mature trees downhill, turning left at the bottom into St Lawrence's Churchyard, Rowington.

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4

Follow the path through the churchyard to the road and turn right. Walk along the pavement through the village to reach a lane on your right, signed Queen's Drive. Follow this past Glebe Farm to reach the road.

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5

Turn right along the road and then immediately left, along a way-marked bridleway past Lyons Farm. Follow the bridleway, crossing a small wooden bridge, to return to Church Walk and Baddesley Clinton.

End:

Baddesley Clinton, start of Church Walk, grid ref: SP201715

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Baddesley Clinton Heart of England Way countryside walk

Terrain

Uneven sections with some steps, kissing gates and stiles, field paths will be marshy following wet weather. Take care on roads. Livestock (and their droppings) are present, along with some water hazards (ponds and ditches). Dogs welcome on leads on public footpaths; dogs are not permitted within the property.

Baddesley Clinton Heart of England Way countryside walk

Contact us

Baddesley Clinton Heart of England Way countryside walk

How to get here

Address
Baddesley Clinton Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire, B93 0DQ
By train

Lapworth 1.5 miles

By road

¾ mile (1.2km) west of A4141 Warwick to Birmingham road, at Chadwick End

By foot

Heart of England Way crosses the drive at Baddesley Clinton

Baddesley Clinton Heart of England Way countryside walk

Facilities and access

  • Free parking, 100 yards
  • Toilet facilities
  • Restaurant with varied menu, vegetables from our own garden and bread baked in our ovens
  • Shop - locally sourced products and plants
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Front-carrying baby slings and hip-carrying infant seats for loan
  • Children's guide
  • House trail for younger children
  • Family activities
  • Mobility car park - separate parking, 10 yards
  • Mobility toilet near shop and ticket office
  • Wheelchair available
  • Braille guide
  • Induction loop
  • Sensory experience