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Arrow Valley Country Park

RegionWest Midlands
ClubHarlequins Orienteering Club
Nearest townRedditch, Worcestershire
PostcodeB98 0LJ
Carpark locationAccess to the main car park is from Battens Drive, off the Coventry Highway A4013, Redditch. There are other carparks around the perimeter.

Available Maps

Country Park with 900 acres and a mixture of open land and dense woods. The River Arrow flows through it. The lakeside Arrow Valley Visitor Centre has a café with views across the water and toilets.  The park also offers a BMX facility, disc golf, sailing and fishing.

VOC Details

All of the suggested courses are available on the free MapRun smartphone app.  This allows you to time and record your run or walk.  You can share your result with others, and use it to claim a 10% discount on hot drinks in the Arrow Valley Visitor Centre (terms and conditions apply).

Information on how to access this app is in the Important Information document available above.

Other Things to do in the Area

The park is close to Forge Mill Needle Museum and the medieval Bordesley Abbey to the north.

Maps Available From

Maps are available through this website or from the Arrow Valley Visitor Centre.

Further Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience
  • Green colour standard or above controls available for experienced orienteers