Shakespeare’s Avon Way

Shakespeare’s Avon Way

Length >60km
Max transport gap >20km

A walk of 151km following the Warwickshire Avon from its source at Naseby to its outflow into the Severn at Tewkesbury.

Public transport connections (30 locations, 2 matrices) are available at key staging points along the route. Setting base stations is not easy, though Leamington Spa would cover the area between Rugby and Stratford-upon-Avon.


Walkers should be aware that there are extended road sections (even where there is a clear field-path alternative) — perhaps the route has been chosen to optimise for car-borne backup to the walker (rather than optimising for the country walking experience), for this route was devised specifically with the aim of raising money for a charity.

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