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lovely starting point

We parked here and had a walk into Stratford-upon-Avon which took around 15minutes. Lovely walk... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
sk8ickle
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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
Lovely walk

A lovely country side walk following the river Avon ,also flat for bikes so good for all ages good... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
philtaylor66
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Stratford Bike HIre and Carriages Cafe are refurbished railway carriages located at the start of the Stratford Greenway
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Church Farm Seven Meadows Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9LE, England
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

We parked here and had a walk into Stratford-upon-Avon which took around 15minutes. Lovely walk, really peaceful and it was nice to walk back from the town centre to a quieter area after all the hustle and bustle :) Car park is great value for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sk8ickle
Reviewed October 14, 2018

A lovely country side walk following the river Avon ,also flat for bikes so good for all ages good for dog walking as no cars

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank philtaylor66
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We parked here and walked into Stratford along the river. Parking was inexpensive compared to town centre and is easy to access. Plenty of walks down the old railway track.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MYDOGISFINN
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a beautiful sunny day at the end of August. Initially the sat nav struggled with The Greenway postcode and we ended up in a residential street by the Holy Trinity church! Anyway after eventually finding the actual car park there were plenty of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank rennie2
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We went to The Greenway on Sunday 5th August 2018. The car park was £2. The route is straight and very pleasant as you cut through farmland but are protected by the hedges. After approximately one mile coming out of Stratford, the route was very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emma W
Reviewed July 31, 2018

This trail is shared by walkers, cyclists and horse riders, and is flat, well surfaced and well signed. There is a car park,( for which you do have to pay) close to a cycle hire facility and a cafe, both of which are housed in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dianne J
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely sunny morning wandering around the Greenway checking out the canal boats as they passed and seeing another part of Stratford. If you want to get away from the tourists and love a bit of peace and quiet this is perfect

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Caitie93
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The freedom to walk and get into your own "space", listening to the wildlife around you and just savoring the peaceful surroundings. One can walk for miles or as long as you feel fit. A favourite of mine.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank _clodagh_mallison
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to cycle on our trip as our son loves it. I booked a traditional bike for myself and a mountain for my husband so we could all go for a ride. We emailed the address on the website and got a quick response....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 123sam75
Reviewed April 13, 2018

It is more of a mudway than a greenway in April 2018. Council now demanding parking fees at both ends. Lots of dog walkers, not all using poo bags.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ronnie S
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Frances H
July 21, 2016|
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Response from Ronnie S | Reviewed this property |
One end of The Greenway is the River Avon. I would not recommend introducing dogs into the river. There is lots of space for the dogs to get exercise at the Greenway. If you go to Alderminster and The Bell, there is a field... More
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I am interested in taking the ferry from Bellagio to Cadenabbia and then walking down the Greenway until we reach Lenno / Villa del Balbianello. Is the Villa directly available from the Greenway or do we need to get off the path in Lenno and find our way there? I know the Villa is closed on Mondays/Wednesdays. Are there any other logistical things I should consider when planning this?
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