Walking

Walking trail

Coughton Court family walk

Walking trail

After walking around the wood you can either retrace your steps, if you have little ones with you, or go on a bigger adventure through a field and a ford.

Clock Sculpture in Timm's Wood, Coughton Court, Warwickshire.

Map

Map route for Coughton Court Family walk

Start:

Stableyard, Coughton Court, grid ref: SP083606

1

From the Stableyard cafe, walk past the play area and outbuildings (on the left) to the river bridge.

The natural play area at Coughton Court, Warwickshire

2

Cross over the River Arrow.

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3

Head diagonally across the field to Timm's Grove, our bluebell wood.

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Bluebell wood at Coughton Court, Warwickshire

4

Now you can return to Coughton Court if you only need a really short walk. For a little longer follow the left hand perimeter of the field until you get to a kissing gate.

5

Go through the kissing gate and then keep to the right hand side of the field until the next kissing gate.

6

As you go through the kissing gate you can turn right onto the stone road (Old London Road). This can flood all year round, so be cautious. Alternatively, go through the gate on the other side of the stone road into the next field.

7

Cross the field next to the old oak tree (which should be on your right) and keep to the right hand side. Look carefully for a kissing gate in the corner of the field. This is sometimes overgrown and hidden.

8

Go through the gate and turn right onto the road. Once you reach the ford, cross the bridge, continue along the road and turn back into Coughton Court. Pass both churches and the house then head back over the bridge into the car park.

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Ford near Coughton Court, Warwickshire

End:

Stableyard, Coughton Court, grid ref: SP083606

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Coughton Court family walk

Terrain

Uneven sections field paths may be marshy following wet weather. Livestock (and their droppings) are present, along with some water hazards (ponds and ditches). It is essential that dogs are kept on leads where animals are present; dogs are not permitted within the property.

Coughton Court family walk

Contact us

Coughton Court family walk

How to get here

Address
Coughton Court, Alcester, B49 5JA
By train

Redditch 6 miles

By road

2 miles north of Alcester on A435

By foot

Arden Way passes the end of the drive

By bus

From Redditch or Stratford-upon-Avon

By bicycle

NCN5 ½ mile

Coughton Court family walk

Facilities and access

  • WCs, baby changing facilities, restaurant and shop at Coughton Court
  • Dogs welcome, on leads, in car park and on public footpaths. Sorry not in gardens or house