Sunday Walk (Short)-5.2 miles-5th June 2022
Start Time: 10.00am Approx Finish Time: 12.30pm
Walk Route: Hartshill Hayes Country Park > Coventry Canal > Mancetter > Oldbury > Hartshill Hayes
Distance: 5.2miles/8.35km Ascent: 345ft/105m Map: OS-Explorer 232
Walk Description: A short circular walk which starts in Hartshill Hayes Country Park; then goes along the Coventry Canal towpath; then goes through woodland and around part of the perimeter of Mancetter Quarry and Oldbury Camp to return to Hartshill Hayes Country Park.
Location of Parking: Hartshill Hayes Country Park car park
Post Code for Parking: CV10 0TE. Parking Permission: Not Required
Car Park Charge: £3 per day at ticket machine next to kiosk. Card only; no cash payments
Direct to Parking: From Solihull Town Centre the distance to Hartshill Hayes is approx 20 miles. Head along Solihull Bypass to M42 Junction 5. Turn left and take M42 North for 2.7 miles to Junction 6. Leave motorway at J6 and take A45 W exit towards NEC; at Bickenhill Interchange take 2nd exit onto South Way and go for 1.65 miles; then merge onto Pendigo Way for 300ft. At roundabout continue onto North Way. At second roundabout continue straight to stay on North Way. At third roundabout take 3rd exit (turn right) and continue along North Way to fourth roundabout at junction with B4438. Take 3rd exit onto B4438 to fifth roundabout and turn right to cross M42, then take 3rd exit onto A446 heading North. Continue on A446 for about 2.8 miles, heading straight across M6 junction and straight across Coleshill Heath Road roundabout. At roundabout turn right on B4114 onto Birmingham Road heading into Coleshill. Go across B4117 in Coleshill along B4114 for 4 miles in total. Turn right onto Nuneaton Road and go for 4.7 miles. Turn left onto Pipers Lane for 0.6 miles; then turn right onto Oldbury Road for 1.1 miles to reach Hartshill Hayes Country Park car park on your left. Be advised, that if you chose an alternative route, there are a number of diversions due to HS2 works in the area.
Driving distance from Solihull: 20 miles/approx
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