Walking

Walking trail

Park Seat circular walk at Croome near Worcester

Walking trail

A clear day rewards you with far reaching views across the Worcestershire countryside to Croome's outer eye-catchers and follies in the distance. This circular walk will guide you around our 'Capability' Brown landscape.

Map

OS map of Croome's park seat circular walk

Start:

National Trust Croome, Visitor Centre, near High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR8 9DW

1

From the Visitor Centre, follow the path through the Wilderness Walk shrubbery to a gate which brings you to the top of Church Hill. Walk around the front of the church and pass through a metal gate into Church Shrubbery. Follow the path eventually passing the bird hide on your left.

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Walker going through gate by Church

2

Follow the path, crossing a tarmac road. Continue along the path until you reach the Rotunda. Just beyond there are some steps leading down to a metal gate into the parkland. Go through the gate and follow the sign to Park Seat.

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Walking down steps near Rotunda

3

Keep walking along the ridge of the field which has great views of the Malvern Hills on your right. You will see Park Seat in the distance in front of you.

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Walking towards Park Seat across the field

4

From Park Seat walk down the slope towards the river. Keeping the river on your left follow the path back to Croome Court which you can see in the distance.

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Walking down slope towards the river

5

At Croome Court follow the gravel path up the hill back to the Church and Visitor Centre.

End:

National Trust Croome, Visitor Centre, near High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR8 9DW

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Park Seat circular walk at Croome near Worcester

Terrain

Along gravel paths and open fields with some uneven ground.  Mostly flat. A small set of steps.  Steep slope. Dogs are welcome.

Park Seat circular walk at Croome near Worcester

How to get here

Address
National Trust Croome, Visitor Centre, near High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR8 9DW
By train

Nearest train station is Pershore, 7 miles away.

By road

Signposted from junction 7 of M5, A38 and B4084.

By bus

Aston's 382  Worcester-Pershore, alight Ladywood/Rebecca road crossroads, 2 mile walk to National Trust Croome.

By bicycle

2 miles from route 46 (Pershore-Worcester), Quiet on-road route.

Park Seat circular walk at Croome near Worcester

Facilities and access

  • Visitor centre:
  • toilets including accessible toilets
  • 1940s style restaurant
  • dog tether points and water bowls
  • Croome Court:
  • toilets in house with temporary accessible toilets outside
  • Kitty Fisher's tea-room in basement
  • dog tether points and water bowls