Warwickshire County Council
Warwickshire County Council

Hartshill Hayes Country Park

Two areas of ancient hilly woodland make up most of this delightful country park. Renowned for glorious displays of bluebells in the Springtime, the park can take your breath away all year round with its hillside location offering spectacular panoramic views over four counties on a clear day. The site also has a great adventure play area/tea kiosk.

  • Phased opening times during coronavirus restrictions

    • Morning session - 9am to 12pm
    • Afternoon session - 1pm to 4pm

    Entry by advance booking or season pass only.

  • We implemented a booking system for car parking at the four main sites (Kingsbury, Ryton Pools, Hartshill and Pooley Country Parks).

    Book here

    No booking or ticket is required if you hold a parking permit.

    Vehicle Charges
    Car £2.50 per day
    Coaches £20.00 per day
    Motorcycles No charge

    Parking permits

    • 12 month parking permit – £30.00
  • Events

    There are various events at our Country Parks throughout the year, check out the events list for the latest details.


    There are a wide range of activities at this country park.

    Tea kiosk

    The Tea Kiosk sells leaflets, hot and cold drinks, ice creams, chocolate bars and crisps. It is open every Saturday and Sunday 11.00am – 2.30pm (except in special circumstances). For details of other opening hours, please call 01827 872660.  Also open during Warwickshire school holidays and Bank Holidays.

    Special needs

    Disabled access via RADAR padlocked gates. National Key Scheme for disabled people available from RADAR. RADAR Keys are also available from Kingsbury Water Park (call 01827 872660 for more details) and North Warwickshire Borough Council’s One Stop Shop located in Atherstone. Wooded sections likely to be muddy with some exposed tree roots and standing water. Gradients steep in places ranging from 1:4 – 1:10 and cross slopes of >1:45. We would recommend you are accompanied on your visit to this site.


    Toilets are available with separate disabled facilities.


    Dog waste bins available. Dogs in the countryside.

    Cash machines

    There are no cash machine facilities at this park.

    Using drones

    • Hobbyist – We do not allow hobbyist drone flying in any of our parks, or greenways.
    • Commercial Operations – A pilot requires permission of the landowner (WCC) to take off and land the drone on their property. We only permit a CAA licensed pilot/company. Any requests must be in writing to the Parks Manager parks@warwickshire.gov.uk

Contact us

Hartshill Hayes - Contact us

Address: Hartshill Hayes Country Park, Oldbury Road, Hartshill, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0TE

Telephone: 01827 872660