A circular walk around Packwood

Walking trail

Come and enjoy an easy stroll around Packwood House, going through the park and up to the church. Parts of this walk can become marshy so please wear wellingtons or walking boots.

See a fascinating 20th-century evocation of Tudor architecture

Packwood was transformed by Graham Baron Ash in the 1920s, from a 17th-century farmhouse into a dream-like vision of a Tudor country home.

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Map route for a circular walk around Packwood


Packwood House car park, grid ref: SP173723


Turn left out of the car park and walk along Packwood Lane with the house on your right, until you reach a junction with Rising Lane.

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Packwood autumnal view across the lake


At the junction, take the footpath on the right and follow the waymarked posts across the fields to the lane.


Cross the lane to join a footpath on the opposite side, following this along a track. Before the farmhouse, turn left to continue along the footpath taking care to walk to the right of the field and over the stile hidden in a hedgerow. Walk across fields to the road, keeping the pond to your left.


Turn right along the road for a short way before turning right along Glasshouse Lane, signposted for Packwood.


Follow this, passing Fetherston House on the right. Ignore the first footpath on the right and continue on to the next, just after Packwood Hall.


Follow this footpath around the Hall to St Giles' Church.

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Walk to the far right of the churchyard to a kissing gate towards the end of the row of cottages, signed the Millennium Way. Head diagonally left through the gap in the hedge way and head straight onto Packwood Lane.

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Turn right along the lane, and where the road forks take the footpath on the left, back across the park to join Chestnut Avenue.


Turn right along the Avenue to take you back to the front of the house.


Packwood House car park, grid ref: SP173723

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A circular walk around Packwood


Uneven sections with some steps, kissing gates and stiles, field paths may be marshy following wet weather. Take care on roads. Livestock (and their droppings) are present, along with some water hazards (ponds and ditches).

Dogs on leads on public footpaths; dogs are not permitted within the property.

A circular walk around Packwood

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A circular walk around Packwood

How to get here

Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Lapworth, B94 6AT
By train

Lapworth 1.5 miles (2.5km).

By road

2 miles (3.2km) east of Hockley Heath (on A3400), 11 miles (17.8km) south east of central Birmingham.

By foot

Millennium Way passes through the park at Packwood.

By bus

From Stratford-upon-Avon, alight Hockley Heath, 2 miles (3.2km).

A circular walk around Packwood

Facilities and access

  • Free car park, toilets, refreshments and shop available at Packwood House
  • Dogs welcome on leads on public footpaths, but not permitted within the property