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Swift Valley Nature Reserve

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Dog Friendly and Relaxing

This venue is ideal if you want to walk or picnic in peace and quiet. There are open fields and on... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Rugby, United Kingdom
Good for a walk

Good for a dog walk. A bit tricky to find but then you have a free parking. Not too large and you... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Lucia K
Rugby, United Kingdom
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Brownsover Rd, Rugby CV21 1HU, England
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I went here today with my 3 Hungarian vizslas and met a friend with her two, two of our dogs are sisters and they’d never met! Despite the rain and cold we had a really lovely walk, the dogs loved the fields and river, we’ll...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank joolsandmark
Reviewed 11 August 2017

this place is always an idea place to stop for a lunch break. Calm, relaxing and loads of wildlife to see. Buzzards and woodpeckers making a racket..... wonderful. Also bins are provided in the car park so sandwich wrappers aren't a problem. lol

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank TeaWithQ
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This venue is ideal if you want to walk or picnic in peace and quiet. There are open fields and on one side the is a feeder arm to the local canal. Ideal for walking the dog provided you have consideration for grazing cattle. The...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank mrt3239
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Good for a dog walk. A bit tricky to find but then you have a free parking. Not too large and you can find some nice views to take photos.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lucia K
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I often stop off here to eat my lunch if I'm working locally as it's a very pleasant are to sit but I do have to remember whether I have my ladders on the roof as there is a 2.1m height restriction at the entrance.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank TeaWithQ
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The park is situated on the same driveway as Brownsover Hall and is a little tricky to find. Once we arrived we were surprised by the size of the car park, there was only one other vehicle. We walked along the canal arm then over...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

A cloudy day and somewhere new to take my puppy a walk and we both thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. There are no facilities but if you want to get away from it all this is the place despite it being alongside industrial and distribution areas, you...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank wigglyline
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice place to wander about with your dog local green area by the old canal feeder arm that you can wander along if you want a pleasant afternoon stroll .fine

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank David O
Reviewed 13 February 2017

It's the kind of place where you can enjoy weather, all of it. You don't even mind a downpour. Leave the urban sprawl completely behind. Even the M6 doesn't seem to intrude. Finish with a drink in front of the fire at the harvested.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Carnie2808
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very nice stroll around this Reserve. Pick your days because can get quite boggy and wet (understandably) but, when warm and dry, a lovely spot.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Aldesh1
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