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A day out

We notice this venue in a local advertisement and went to visit. WE found an immense but badly... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
woody N
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
VERY hidden gem

Very nice walk when I eventually found it, serious lack of signage on route, car park and trails a... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Atherstone, United Kingdom
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A hidden gem in Polesworth. Surfaced paths, tea room, classroom facilities for birthday parties and events, toilets, mobility scooter hire, adventure play area, orienteering course.for opening times, prices and further information visit our website.
Pooley Lane, Polesworth B78 1JA, England
+44 1827 897438
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the park after a break of about 12 months, cafe shut except for school holidays and week ends. Car Park overgrown with weeds suggesting others are not going regularly. Min Payment of £2.50 per car for any length of stay so expensive if you...More

Thank mikelindley
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We notice this venue in a local advertisement and went to visit. WE found an immense but badly cared for car park with lots of signs saying pay and display. WHERE WAS THE TICKET DISPENSER some ten minutes later, we and other visitors found in...More

Thank woody N
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Very nice walk when I eventually found it, serious lack of signage on route, car park and trails a bit more information would be great.

Thank browncoat10
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Early morning walk, tranquil and scenic, respectful dog owners and friendly locals. Good terrain, well kept paths, easily accessible for all people.

1  Thank valerie s
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

There is a huge carpark with signs saying pay and display. But no hint of a machine at which to do this! We finally found one right down by the shut cafe. The loos didn't work. With the cafe shut there was no real guide...More

1  Thank 664RachelH
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Walked along the Coventry Canal to get to this location on a very cold and muddy day. There were very few people about and the café looked closed (but it wasn’t) but we didn’t hang around - maybe we’ll visit it on a warmer day....More

Thank Janette G
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely well marked out walks around the forest and out on the top of a hill with great views. Slippy in places at this time of year. Lovely cafe near the car park.

Thank QueenieWorcester
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

As a family we have always enjoyed a walk in Pooleys country park. There are a number of trails to walk or even cycle, a coffee shop and places to enjoy a picnic. The park has education signs to read and there is wildlife to...More

Thank percytemps
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Having visited this area for decades it is a real pleasure to visit again as each time I go there I see nature has reclaimed a little more of the mess that was the old colliery site. . It is a lovely place to take...More

Thank janwT2714TR
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

It's a lovely place by the canal with a cafe and park. Lots of green grassy areas to sit for a picnic but given the other parks in the area (Kingsbury for example) it's just a bit boring especially with the little ones. No marked...More

Thank Aminehs
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Shirley C
26 October 2016|
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Response from ManagerKWP | Property representative |
The paths along the bottom of the park running parallel to the canal take you up towards Alvecote Priory and the Marina, these are not tarmacced, but they are a loose stone surface but flat paths. If you have someone with... More
28 May 2016|
Response from ManagerKWP | Property representative |
sorry for the delay! didnt get a notification on here... no there are no height restrictions at Pooley.