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View across the lake at Packwood House, Warwickshire, on a winter's day. The trees surrounding the lake are leafless and the sun breaks through the clouds.
View across the lake at Packwood House | © National Trust Images/Abi Cole

A circular walk around Packwood

Enjoy this relaxing stroll around Packwood House, taking you through the scenic park and up to the 13th-century St Giles Church.

Total steps: 9

Total steps: 9

Start point

Packwood House car park, grid ref: SP173723

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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

Step 3

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 path, taking care to walk to the right of the field and over the stile hidden in a hedgerow. Walk across the fields to the road, keeping the pond to your left.

Packwood House, Warwickshire, surrounded by trees, seen from across a lake, with grass in the foreground
View of Packwood House across the water | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Step 4

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

Step 5

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

Step 6

Follow this footpath around the Hall to St Giles Church.

Step 7

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 straight onto Packwood Lane.

Step 8

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

Step 9

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

End point

Packwood House car park, grid ref: SP173723

Trail map

Map of Packwood House circular walk, Warwickshire
Map of Packwood House circular walk | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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