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Springtime Strolls | 5 Best Spring Walks in Stratford Upon Avon

Springtime Strolls | 5 Best Spring Walks in Stratford Upon Avon

What better way to embrace the new season than with some idyllic spring walks? At Billesley Manor Hotel & Spa, we’re fortunate to be near an array of enchanting walking trails, catering to all levels of fitness and expertise. Whether you're seeking a moderate hike or a picturesque trail, walking is a fantastic way to embrace the arrival of spring. If you're planning to stay with us, we've compiled a list of the top 5 must-see spring walks in our charming town of Stratford Upon Avon. Read on to discover some of our all-time favourite routes:
Spring walks: Stratford River

Spring Walks: The Stratford Riverside Walk

The Stratford Riverside Walk is a delightful waterside trail that meanders along the scenic River Avon.

Offering idyllic views over the water, this 2.4km route is the perfect place to appreciate the beauty of nature. Popular for hiking, birdwatching and walking, the route also provides plenty of space to unwind and soak up the tranquil ambience.

Whilst your walk is underway, why not enrich your stroll with a trip to the trail’s nearby attractions? Pay a visit to the birthplace of the legendary playwright William Shakespeare, or venture down to the quaint and charming Anne Hathaway’s Cottage.

Spring walks: A graveyard outside a church in Stratford

Spring Walks: The Bell and Two Churches

Are you looking for easy spring walks? If so, The Bell and Two Churches route is an excellent choice for a refreshing yet accessible stroll.

Whether you're walking alone, as a couple, or with family, this delightful 5.1km trail offers a leisurely pace. With an average completion time of 1 hour and 15 minutes, this is the perfect activity to factor into your morning itinerary! 

Although the trail is a popular destination for runners and walkers, there's no need to worry about crowds. There are plenty of opportunities to revel in the serenity of nature during the quieter periods of the day.

Spring walks: Preston on Stour village

Spring Walks: Clifford Chambers to Preston on Stour Circular Trail

The Clifford Chambers to Preston on Stour Circular Trail is a must-try for those looking for moderate spring walks.

This fun, scenic trail offers a picturesque countryside journey through the heart of Warwickshire. You'll have the opportunity to stroll through quaint villages, cross brooks and trek through fields.

A rejuvenating, charming walk, the Clifford Chambers trail will certainly put a ‘spring’ in your step!

Welcombe Park Hills

Seasonal Strolls: Welcombe Park Circuit

Are you looking to enjoy a refreshing and invigorating walk in the countryside? If so, then look no further than the Welcombe Park Circuit!

This delightful circular trail winds through the gorgeous Welcombe Hills, offering stunning views of the surrounding countryside. 

Animal lovers will delight in the circuit’s local wildlife — we’d recommend keeping your eyes peeled for rabbits, squirrels, and even deer!

With its varied terrain and breathtaking vistas, the 3.9 km Welcombe Park Circuit tops the list of our favourite spring walks.

An image of Billesley Manor Hotel & Spa

Post Seasonal Strolls: Unwind at Our Historical Country Manor

If you’re tired after a day exploring the great outdoors, why not unwind at Billesley Manor Hotel & Spa?

Nestled in the heart of Stratford Upon Avon, our historic, country manor is an inspiring retreat that offers a sense of calm and escapism.

Indulge in our on-site spa treatments, try your hand at a game of tennis or sit back and relax in one of our four-poster suites

Whatever you decide to do, we’re on hand to ensure your every need is taken care of.

If you’re interested in booking a stay with us, please contact a member of our team.

Alternatively, why not take a look at our blog on indulging and unwinding at our hotel and spa?


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