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Named disc with three white spires on green backgroundCoventry Way

Warwickshire, W Midlands

64 km / 40 miles
A circuit never more than five miles or so from the centre of Coventry, it is partly coincident with the Heart of England and Centenary (Warwickshire) Ways and visits a number of villages and hamlets including Stoneleigh, Bubbenhall, Ryton, Wolston, Bretford, Brinklow, Ansty, Barnacle and Corley Moor.

There is a related annual event - the Cyril Bean Annual Challenge - named after the originator of the route.

Circular walks based on the route are described in a separate publication listed below available from the Coventry Way Association and other outlets locally.

Parts of the route are affected by HS2 works. See the Coventry Way website for up to date information on diversions.


Waymark: Named disc with three white spires on green background
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Named disc with three white spires on green background
Attributes: Easy
Start and Finish: SP252820 - Queens Head, Old Road, Meriden, Warwickshire View on StreetMap
User Group: A Coventry Way Association A Coventry Way Association
Web Sites: A Coventry Way Coventry Way [YouTube video]

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Coventry Way  (Coventry TIC  - 2012 )
Guidebook Coventry Way - 21 Circular Walks Plus  (A Coventry Way Association  - 2019 )


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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 140
OS Landranger Active 140
OS Explorer 221, 222
OS Explorer Active 221, 222

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Coventry Way GPX Exchange Format Route File
Last Updated 19/03/2022 18:24:46 - HS2 path updates
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Coventry Way Memory Map Route File
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Coventry Way Tracklogs Route file
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Route Profile:

64.6 km (40.1 miles)
560 m (1,837 ft) ascent
172 m (564 ft)  maximum height

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