Withycombe - Redhill - Temple Grafton - Exhall - Oversley - Upton - Haselor

Lovely walk around Withycombe - Redhill - Temple Grafton - Exhall - Oversley - Upton and Haselor.

Technical sheet
No. 12284578
A Aston Cantlow walk posted on 28/07/21 by Steve Dorning. Update : 29/07/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 4h25[?]
Distance Distance : 8.9mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 400ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 400ft
Highest point Highest point : 371ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 161ft
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Aston Cantlow
Starting point Starting point : N 52.22311° / W 1.79772°
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Description

D/A:: From Wilmcote to Aston Holdings, go left then right in Wood Lane, park on the verge by double gates on the left. B95 6JT is nearby on this road.

(1) Stay in the field with woods to your right. Path in woods impassable.

(2) At end of the woods follow the track to left, cross A46 and turn right into the lane. After the farm shop, enter drive on right and gate to left onto gravel lane.

(3) Walkthrough Barley Leys Farm tidy garden and cross road by Haselor House, continue with hedge on your right.

(4) Walk over to the edge of the wood and go through the hedge, turn left uphill with a hedge on your left to an open gateway. continue under power lines with the hedge on your right.

(5) Follow the hedge round to the right and go over a plank bridge then after 50m turn left into tarmac lane and houses.

(6) After the church and school pass a bench and take the path to right along the brick wall.

(7) Turn left at the top of the hill along the woodland path. In an area with no big trees take a path right downhill that has wooden steps. Pass a bench on your left and cross a field to a gravel path.

(8) In Exhall pass the first houses on the left and turn right into Valley Farm, pass the paddocks and Oversley Wood, under the bridge and down tarmac lane.

(9) Cross the road and turn right after the stile, then move to have the hedge on your left, go under power lines, on farm track towards chicken sheds.

(10) Join the road at Upton then turn left uphill.

(11)Take the path right past Driftway Barn by the stocks, signed to Church.

(12) Stop to enjoy the views from Haselor Church then continue to the road and go right.

(13) Turn right by the cider press and pass the milk churn stand at Manor Farm.

(14) Where the road turns left go straight on into the lane and take the path through a gate left.

(15) Enter the woods and go left on the path you started on to return to start.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 203ft - Wood Lane
1 : mi 1.3 - alt. 361ft - Withycombe Wood
2 : mi 1.88 - alt. 348ft - Redhill
3 : mi 2.56 - alt. 338ft - Barley Leys Farm
4 : mi 2.85 - alt. 367ft - Edge
5 : mi 3.09 - alt. 299ft - Hedge
6 : mi 3.78 - alt. 322ft - Church and school
7 : mi 4.2 - alt. 328ft - Top of the hill
8 : mi 5.05 - alt. 177ft - Exhall
9 : mi 6.31 - alt. 207ft - Stratford Road
10 : mi 6.97 - alt. 200ft - Upton
11 : mi 7.21 - alt. 210ft - Driftway Barn
12 : mi 7.44 - alt. 223ft - Haselor Church
13 : mi 7.68 - alt. 187ft - Cider press
14 : mi 7.84 - alt. 207ft - Gate
15 : mi 8.53 - alt. 322ft - Woods
D/A : mi 8.9 - alt. 203ft - Wood Lane

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