Warwickshire County Council
Warwickshire County Council

Coronavirus update

Frequently asked questions

Can I still get into my local country park?

Yes, please continue to act carefully and remain cautious on your visit. Warwickshire's Country Parks will continue to keep key protections in place for everyones benefit.

Can I still drive to a country park to take my daily exercise?

Yes; parks are now open normal hours with cashless Pay & Display for parking.

Are disabled people allowed to drive and park at the country parks for their daily dose of exercise?

​See notes above on car parking which applies to all visitors.

Can I take my dog to the country park for a walk?

Yes, please keep them under close control and remember to clean up after them.

Are the toilets still open at the country parks?

Toilets are currently ​open across all our sites - please see opening/closing times on doors as they may well be different to park opening/closing times

Can my children use the play areas?

Play areas remain open.​ Please follow the guidance notices on site, bring hand sanitizer for personal use and ensure you adhere to social distancing measures.

What am I allowed to do at the parks?

Walking, cycling or running​ are permitted however social distancing measures still apply.

Please note swimming is not permitted at any of our Country Parks.

What about permits during this time?

Permit renewals should be done online.

Is fishing still permitted?

Fishing is available to existing permit holders and day ticket fishing tickets can be purchased from the cashless machine at Kingsbury, follow guidance in fishing lodge at entrance for information.  Day tickets include parking.

Are there still people working at the country parks?

Yes, rangers are still working at the country parks and will be undertaking their normal duties whilst observing government advice and guidance.

Please ensure you maintain your social distance when engaging with our staff, they are available to assist visitors and please be respectful of any requests they make of you during your visit.

Are there any refreshments?

Yes, the old barn cafe at Kingsbury Water Park is operating a limited takeaway service as is the Granary Tea Rooms at the Broomey Croft side of the park. Ryton Courtyard Cafe is also operating a limited takeaway service and ice creams are available at most sites.