“A Coventry Way” is a 40 mile long distance countryside route, circumnavigating the city of Coventry. It is officially recognised and features on modern Ordnance Survey maps. It was put together in the early nineteen-seventies from existing public rights of way, many of which at the time were not used and had fallen into disrepair, and in some places were impassable.

A Coventry Way Association was formed to promote the route and supports local authorities to keep the path accessible.

The Cyril Bean Annual Challenge offers walkers and runners an opportunity to navigate the whole 40-mile route non-stop in one day.

Although rarely more than 5 miles or so from the centre of Coventry the large majority of the path is off-road, and passes through mainly agricultural land in Warwickshire and Solihull.

Recent news

AGM 2020

The 2020 Annual General Meeting has been postponed to 4 March 2021 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic… Read More

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Anne’s 60@60

To mark a big birthday, Association Secretary Anne completed a 60-mile countryside walk along the route of A Coventry Way … Read More

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Work Party 16 January 2020

It took four us of nearly four hours to re-install the double gates at the “The Laurels” on the Fillongley Road, about four miles from the finish of the Challenge. Our good deed for the day.… Read More

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Attention all Greenway Walkers

The dangerous bridge on the Kenilworth Greenway is now completely blocked by fencing above and below, and there is no longer a through route at this point.… Read More

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CRCB Donation

John Green presented Rosie Brady and Judith Middleton from Coventry Resources Centre for the Blind with a cheque for £50.… Read More

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