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Image of the Old Moat CoppiceOld Moat Coppice

This picturesque picnic place is situated in the now dry moat of the original medieval Hartlebury Castle & County Museum, a possession of the Bishops of Worcester since the 9th Century.

Opening Times

Open daily, 24 hour pedestrian & vehicular access. Admission is Free

Site Location

Hartlebury Castle, DY11 7XZ. Off the A449, 4 miles south of Kidderminster. Follow the brown and white signs tourist signs. Grid Reference: SO 8360 7124.

Why not extend your stay in the Hartlebury area and visit Worcestershire County Museum. Home to collections ranging from children's toys, archaeology and costume to craft work.

Accessibility Information

  • No dedicated parking areas for visitors with disabilities, although all parking (rolled stone) is close to site information
  • The majority of the site cannot be accessed by wheelchairs, mobility scooters or pushchairs as the only access is down some steps

OS Maps

Explorer 218, Landranger 138

Site Facilities

Car Parking is available at Old Moat CoppicePicnic Area availabl at Old Moat CoppiceInformation point available at Old Moat CoppiceTea rrom available at Old Moat Coppice in the museum

(Tea Room at the Museum)

For further information contact the Countryside Service on 01905 766493

Download our use of site form (Word Document 56 KB)

Further Information

In this section

More Information

See also in our website

External websites

  • Defra
    Department for environmental food and rural affairs.
  • British Waterways
    Creating sustainable waterways for the future.
  • English Heritage
    Looking after the historical environment in England for future generations.
  • Environmental Agency
    The government agency responsible for protecting and improving the environment, water, land and air.
  • Natural England
    The Government advisor on the natural environment.

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This page was last reviewed 26 July 2013 at 10:48.
The page is next due for review 22 January 2015.