Packwood to St Giles walk

Walking trail

Come and enjoy a gentle stroll across the Warwickshire countryside and explore St Giles Church where Baron Ash's parents are laid to rest.

 Walk to St Giles church, Warwickshire

Map

Walking map to St Giles church

Start:

Packwood House car park, grid ref: SP173723

1

Turn right out of the car park at Packwood and continue along Packwood Lane. Walk past the junction on your left with Grove Lane.

View of Packwood from the road

2

About 20 metres after the junction you will see a metal kissing gate on your left at the entrance to a field. Follow the black 'Millennium Way' marker directing you straight ahead through the middle of the field.

Walk to St Giles church, Warwickshire

3

On the other side of this field pass through another metal kissing gate. Walk a short distance ahead and look out for a post on your right which shows the black 'Millennium Way', directing you sharp right along a path leading to a power pole a short distance ahead. Walk to the pole and on its left you will see a small wooden gate which leads into the Churchyard of St Giles Church.

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4

To move on, turn left as you step out of the Church and follow the path around to the outside of the Church, keeping the building on your left. As you reach the end of the Church stay on the grass path to the right walking through the cemetery.

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5

After passing this memorial pass through a wooden gate ahead and turn immediately right into a field. Keeping the field on your left and the hedge close to your right, follow the path.

 Walk to St Giles church, Warwickshire

6

Walk under some power lines and past a large oak tree in the hedge on your right. A short distance after the tree you will see a metal kissing gate located in the hedge on your right. Go through the gate into another field. Walk straight ahead to the top left hand side of this field to another metal kissing gate which leads onto Packwood Lane.

 Walk to St Giles church, Warwickshire

7

Turn right and walk a short distance along the road back to the National Trust car park at Packwood. Time for some lovely refreshments in the Garden Kitchen Cafe.

Visitors in the cafe at Packwood House

End:

Packwood House car park, grid ref: SP173723

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Packwood to St Giles walk

Terrain

An easy walk on public footpaths through agricultural fields and a little road walking. There are no stiles to climb over on this route.

Packwood to St Giles walk

Contact us

Packwood to St Giles walk

How to get here

Address
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).

Packwood to St Giles walk

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