Hilltop to Hunningham

Hunningham is a beautiful, traditional English village with some fantastic historical buildings, including a 13th century church and a 16th century pub.

Technical sheet
No. 13978945
A Hunningham walk posted on 26/08/21 by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. Update : 26/08/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h10[?]
Distance Distance : 2.32mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 138ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 138ft
Highest point Highest point : 325ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 187ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Hunningham
Starting point Starting point : N 52.30161° / W 1.450259°
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Description

(D/A) Head out from Hilltop café down the hill. Follow the hedge line round and take the track on your left down to the road.

(1) Turn right at the road and then follow the left fork past the houses. Take the footpath on your left down to the river, following the field edge.

(2) Turn right at the River Leam and follow the path along the river past St Margaret’s Church to the pub.

(3) Retrace your steps back or via Hunningham Meadow Nature Reserve.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 325ft - Hilltop café
1 : mi 0.44 - alt. 230ft - Hunningham Road
2 : mi 0.77 - alt. 187ft - River Leam
3 : mi 1.16 - alt. 197ft - Main street
D/A : mi 2.32 - alt. 325ft - Hilltop café

Useful Information

More details : https://www.warwickshirewildlifetrust.or...

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During the walk or to do/see around

The Warwickshire countryside is filled with an abundance of beautiful plants, birds, animals and bugs all year round – particularly in the spring and summer.

Hilltop Farm
Hilltop Farm is a 300-acre working family farm. The Ellis family have farmed the land here for four generations, producing arable crops like oilseed rape, wheat, oats and barley as well as outdoor-bred and pasture-fed beef and lamb.
The farmland stretches down from Hunningham Hill to the River Leam that flows through the meadows in Hunningham village.
The farm shop and café opened in 2003 to meet the growing demand for top quality local produce bought straight from the farmer. Hilltop has continued to grow ever since, with its café providing the perfect spot to enjoy fine local food with a spectacular view.
Hilltop Farm lies at the southern edge of the Dunsmore Living Landscape, a precious slice of countryside rich in wildlife and accessible to all. From the outskirts of Coventry and Leamington over to the ancient Fosse Way, discover a wooded heartland bursting with life, linked by a network of hedgerows and meadows.

Opinions and comments

Average

Global average : 2.33/5
Number of opinions : 1
Description quality : 1/5
Routemap quality : 3/5
Walk interest : 3/5


Admin hiker
on Fri 15 Oct 2021 08:33:09 CEST

Did you use our mobile app ?

Cheers,
Aurélie - Community manager.


Walker
on Thu 14 Oct 2021 18:12:27 CEST

Global average : 2.33 / 5

Date of walk : 14/10/21
Description quality : Very disappointing
Easiness to follow the route : Average
Walk interest : Average

Very poorly described - just lifted from the brochure available at the shop - and very difficult to match with the local OS map. We gave up.

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