Places to visit and things to do nearby
North Arden Heritage Trail
Walks of varying difficulty at several locations in North Warwickshire. Visit the North Arden Heritage Trail website for full details, maps and images.
The North Arden Heritage Trail is a 25 mile circular heritage trail in North Warwickshire passing through the parishes of Atherstone, Mancetter, Hartshill, Ansley, Arley, Astley, Fillongley, Maxstoke, Shustoke, Nether Whitacre, Kingsbury, Baddesley Ensor and Merevale.
The trails foundation is the historic network of ancient tracks, farmers' walks for driving livestock and delivering local produce or timber to market, and miners' walk between their home, work, friends, family and place of worship. Historically the parishes had strong connections with its neighbours via trading, supply labour and materials.
Hartshill Hayes Country Park
Take a lovely woodland walk at Hartshill Hayes.
Address : Oldbury Road, Hartshill, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0TE - 3.6 miles from Atherstone, about 11 minutes - Hartshill Hayes website
Kingsbury Water Park
Kingsbury Water Park has 15 lakes situated in over 600 acres of country park. Stroll along the surfaced paths, explore hidden corners, spot birds and wildlife, hire a bike, join an organised event or host your own event.
Address : Bodymoor Heath, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 0DY - 8.7 miles from Atherstone, about 18 minutes - Kingsbury Water Park website
Pooley Country Park
Pooley Lane, Polesworth, Warwickshire, B78 1JA - 6 miles from Atherstone, about 13 minutes - Pooley Country Park website
The 62.5 hectare site, one third of which is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest, contains several pools caused by mining subsidence, woodland habitats and is situated on the Coventry Canal. You can walk the path to the top of the 'pit mound' for a spectacular view for miles around and see up close the 'Golden Leaf' statue. There is a Tea Room and play area.
Churches, history and historic places to visit
Churches Guide pdf
Heritage Guide pdf
Last updated Friday, 21st April 2017