We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Swift Valley Nature Reserve

Features Animals
Review Highlights
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 22 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 6 July 2017
Lucia K
Rugby, United Kingdom
Read all 15 reviews
All photos (15)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“dog mess”(2 reviews)
“car park”(3 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Brownsover Rd, Rugby CV21 1HU, England
Reviews (15)
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews dog mess walking the dog car park cattle arm bins feeders canal wildlife path
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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

3  Thank TeaWithQ
Reviewed 22 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

Thank mrt3239
Reviewed 6 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.

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.

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

Thank nics1975
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

Thank wigglyline
Reviewed 14 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

1  Thank David O
Reviewed 14 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.

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.

Thank Aldesh1
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 nearby hotels
Premier Inn Rugby North (Newbold) Hotel
458 reviews
.62 km away
Brownsover Hall Hotel
981 reviews
1.00 km away
Premier Inn Rugby North (M6 Jct1) Hotel
420 reviews
1.92 km away
Travelodge Rugby Central
432 reviews
2.12 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 219 nearby restaurants
Barley Mow
109 reviews
.97 km away
8 reviews
.78 km away
Steam Turbine
214 reviews
1.10 km away
103 reviews
1.01 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 63 nearby attractions
Rugby Theatre
81 reviews
2.26 km away
The Webb Ellis Rugby Football Museum
42 reviews
2.52 km away
Elliotts Field Retail Park Rugby
61 reviews
.95 km away
Rugby Art Gallery & Museum
73 reviews
2.45 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Swift Valley Nature Reserve staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines