National Trust Charlecote Walk, Warwickshire

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Stratford-upon-avon

Remember to prepare properly before heading out on any type of walk or outdoor activity. Tell people where you are going and what time you are expected back. As Wainwright says “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing”.

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Walk Details
Take a stroll through this beautiful ‘Capability’ Brown-inspired landscape at any time of year, along mown grassy paths that are suitable for big-wheeled buggies. Shakespeare’s Avon and the lake offer plenty of wildlife-spotting opportunities along the way.

The section through the gatehouse to the main house is not dog friendly, but the rest of the park is. There has been a deer herd in the park since the mid 1400s.

The Gatehouse is the best example of Tudor architecture at Charlecote. Most of the brick and stonework is more than 400 years old. It was built for show rather than defence though. The clock is Victorian and you’ll hear it striking during your walk.

There’s a fallen tree to climb on and explore too.Read more ...

The ditch and wall on your right is called a ha-ha. St Leonard’s church was rebuilt in 1862 with the help of the Lucy family. Please note the gate into the churchyard is one way. It does not allow re-entry into the park.

Carpark: Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 0NS