You could ask for no more typical English countryside – and it's superbly accessible. A number of main motorways pass through the region, while the nearby airports of Coventry and Birmingham mean that the rest of the world is never far away. Or make the most of excellent rail links and come by train, for a refreshing day trip or a relaxing longer stay. Use the information below to help plan your journey: we look forward to welcoming you here.
For a useful car route planner, visit transportdirect.info, which also allows you to compare journeys by other forms of travel. Check out traveline and Warwickshire County Council's travel information for public transport, too.
And if you breeze in along the M40, which runs right across the southern half of the county, take a look at our Places you'll pass on an M40 journey through Warwickshire – what could be easier than hopping off to see nearby country parks and other rural attractions.
Warwickshire enjoys excellent national and local rail links. Use stations like Leamington Spa, Stratford-upon-Avon, Coventry and Birmingham as your gateways to the countryside, or catch trains right to rural towns like Henley-in-Arden for a spot of sightseeing.
Find further details with Warwickshire County Council's travel information.
Once you are here, perhaps the best way to savour the Warwickshire countryside is slowly, pausing for glorious views or lunch in a pub. Four circular leisure drives will introduce you to some of the most picturesque towns and villages – choose The Arden Tour for insights into Shakespeare's local escapades, for example.
Four major canals also drift through the county and are perfect for boating and waterside walking. Or take a gentle spin along the exhilarating network of cycle routes that criss-crosses the beautiful landscape.
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