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Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Open every day (except Christmas Day) 6am - 8.30pm.

 

For a quieter forest experience, we recommend planning your visit for early morning (before 10.00am) or in the evening (after 4.00pm). The forest is usually less busy on week days.

How to find us

How to find us
Newport Road, Shrewsbury
Sat Nav Postcode: SY4 4PW
By Car

Please ensure if following Sat Nav include ‘ Haughmond Hill Car Park’ SY4 4PW in your search as the postcode alone will direct you to residential housing.

Follow the B5062 (Sundorne then Newport Road) out of Shrewsbury. At the brow of the hill, after the Abbey turn right. The car park is on the right after the quarry.

OS Grid Ref
SJ 545 147

52.728259683825, -2.6742019471436

Parking and prices

Parking charges apply at Haughmond Hill.

You can now use RingGo* at Haughmond Hill which allows you to pay for parking online or via an app. Please download the Ringo App before travelling if you can.

If you’re not a smartphone user, you can still use RingGo to pay for your parking by calling 0203 046 0063. You can also register and book parking with RingGo online.

*There is a small convenience charge for using this service.  See RingGo online for full terms and conditions and VAT receipts.

Location Code - 31030 

 

 

Parking Charges

The money you pay for parking helps us to look after the forests. Read how
Peak (1 March – last Sunday in October)
Up to 2 hours £2.00
Over 2 hours £4.00
Off Peak (First Monday in November – 28 February)
Up to 2 hours £1.00
Over 2 hours £2.00

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Peak (1 March – last Sunday in October):

Minibuses - £8
 

Off peak (First Monday in November – 28 February):

Minibuses - £6

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Disabled parking available
Pay by phone available

Facilities and access

The toilet facilities at Haughmond Hill are only open during the cafe's opening times: 10am - 4pm.

Accessible toilet
Assistant dogs welcome
Cafe
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Toilets

Contact details

Enjoy forest walks and stunning views at Haughmond Hill

Explore Haughmond Hill and follow in the footsteps of history. Follow the trails out to the front of the hill for commanding views across the River Severn and Shrewsbury to the South Shropshire and Welsh hills beyond. Discover the Iron Age enclosure or visit the viewing platform over the quarry; a must for any budding geologists or anyone who likes dumper trucks!

Refuel at Haughmond Hill cafe, a family run cafe serving locally sourced, quality food and drink.

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At a glance

  • 4 walking trails
  • Cafe
  • Picnic areas
  • Dogs welcome
  • Assistance dogs welcome
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