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Walking trails and routes

There’s an excellent network of paths, many all-ability accessible, providing you with a range of route options around the site.

 

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Walking trails and routes

Walking in the woodland is the perfect way to get some fresh air and experience all the wellbeing benefits of being out in nature.

Bourne Wood has a range of paths that run through the woodland. 

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Walking trails and routes

Walking in the woodland is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Webb's Wood has a range of open paths that run through the woodland.  

Woman walking dogs through woodland
Walking trails and routes

Walking is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

There are a range of paths starting from Moor Lane Car Park into Silton Forest. The Cleveland Way runs along the eastern side of the forest if you want to extend your walk.  

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Walking trails and routes

Walking at Two Mile Bottom is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Dog walker on a forest track
Walking trails and routes

Walking is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Forest tracks are mostly hard standing but some areas become muddy in wet weather and may not be suitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.

 

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Walking trails and routes

Walking on Kennisham Hill is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Please keep to the tracks to help protect the forest's plants and wildlife.

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Walking trails and routes

Walking trails are suitable for all ages and abilities and some are pushchair and buggy friendly. You don’t even need a map. Follow the wooden posts with the coloured marker bands and take in the stunning views along the way.

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Walking trails and routes

Walking is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes. 

Fine views across the valley can be seen from the far end of Cowleaze which has a variety of open paths and trails for you to explore. 

 

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Walking trails and routes

Berwick Glades has a well surfaced public footpath that meanders through the newly planted woodland. The path is interspersed with wild-flower meadows and is dotted with benches and picnic tables. 

The public footpaths link to both Hornchurch and Berwick Woods.

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Walking trails and routes

Walking in the woodland is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of Manchester's natural landscapes. 

Drinkwater Park is connected by a network of public paths that take you throughout the park. The Irwell Sculpture Trail also runs through the site. Find out more about the trail below. 

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Walking trails and routes

Walking at Ashton Hill is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of Bristol's most beautiful landscapes.

There is a circular hard surfaced trail (not waymarked) starting from the car park which is suitable for walkers and cyclists. A bench provides a resting place underneath the Giant Sequoias.

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Walking trails and routes

There are 3.3km of open paths for you to explore at Harold Court Woods! 

If you fancy an even longer walk, you can safely cross over to Pages Wood. 

Grassy path running through tall trees in the forest on a sunny day

Just south of the north Devon coastline, Meddon Plantation is nestled within the rolling hills of the English countryside.

Popular with local dog walkers, take a break from your everyday stresses and escape to the great outdoors at Meddon. Walk along grassy open paths, take a moment to pause and listen to the gentle swish of the trees, and see if you can spot any UFO's... Meddon Plantation is home to some speculation around UFO sightings. Why not visit to see for yourself? 

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Walking trails and routes

Walking is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

There is open access to a range of trails within Kings Cliff starting from the car park. Don't forget to bring your wellies, as tracks can become muddy after rain.

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Walking trails and routes

Walking is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Explore the woodland on a range of gravel paths at Dawlish Waterworks. Dawlish Waterworks is part of Haldon Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), so bring binocular if you have them to spot some of the local wildlife.

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Walking trails and routes

Silverhill Wood is home to miles of well-surfaced trails that criss-cross the woodland. 

Meander through woodland, grassland and scrubland up to the highest point in Nottinghamshire. Marvel at the rolling rural landscape and enjoy the spectacular views. On a clear day you can even see Lincoln Cathedral.

 

 

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Walking trails and routes

From the main carpark, there are two waymarked walking trails with information boards about the butterflies and the conservation work in the wood. Both trails have a moderate grade, the north is 1.5miles (2.4km) long and marked by red arrows, the South is 2 miles (3.21km) long and marked by green arrows.

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Walking trails and routes

Walking is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes. There's over 140 miles of walking trails in the New Forest, for details look for the maps in the car park. A popular walk from New Park is to head north and do the Lyndhurst Parish Walk - 8.5 miles long and with plenty of pubs along the way!

Conifer tree trunks looking up

Located on the outskirts of Bristol, escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre with a visit to Wraxall Piece. 

Enjoy a pleasant woodland stroll or leisurely dog walk in this peaceful woodland. 

 

 

Woman walking dogs through woodland
Walking trails and routes

Walking in the woodland is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Speech House Woods has a range of paths that run through the woodland. 

Plan your visit by downloading the trail map for nearby Beechenhurst

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Walking trails and routes

This is the longest of three walks which take you round this fascinating woodland.

Whitwell is rich in flora and fauna and there's something to see all year round.

Woman in woodland

Comprising of mainly coniferous trees, Moreton Forest is located to the west of Poole.

Explore the varied scenery on the interesting public trails that run through Moreton Forest.

We advise visitors, particularly dog walkers, to keep their dogs under close control at all times and keep a safe distance from the livestock that graze here.

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Walking trails and routes

Pages Wood offers 6.5km of walking paths for you to explore! This valley of green space provides excellent views as well as lots of important and varied habitats for wildlife.

If you fancy an even longer walk, you can safely cross over to Harold Court Woods to the north west, and Tylers Common and Tylers Wood to the north east.

You can also connect to the London Loop, allowing you to roam even further afield if you want a longer walk.

Two walkers under dappled shade

Cardinham Woods' most popular route is the streamside Lady Vale walk. The track follows the river upstream to Lady Vale Bridge, which takes its name from The Chapel of Our Lady that stood beside the river during the 12th century. Enjoy dappled shade and the sound of rippling water. There are plenty of dog dip spots along the stream.

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Walking trails and routes

Folkes Lane Woodland has an excellent network of paths, providing you with a range of route options around the site. There are regular benches alongside the paths providing opportunities to rest and take in the stunning scenery. 

Panoramic view from Mamhead towards the Exe Estuary

Just five minutes from both the A38 and A380, Mamhead is a perfect sanctuary for a dog walk, family stroll, or just to enjoy some peace. 

Make up your own route or choose from two waymarked walks to be rewarded with breathtaking views over the Exe estuary and along to the Jurassic Coast.

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Walking trails and routes

Warksburn picnic area is situated on the banks of its namesake (which is reputed to contain gold deposits!) Two waymarked forest walks start and finish at the picnic area. Points of interest around the walks include the Black Dyke, a pre-Roman earthwork and a profusion of water/wetland/forest plants and flowers.

Two women with their dogs walking through a conifer forest
Walking trails and routes

Walking in the woodland is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

Rogate Woods has a range of paths that run through the woodland. 

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Walking trails and routes

Walking at Slaley Forest is the perfect way to get outdoors and explore some of the Pennines most beautiful landscapes.

Explore the forest on its forest paths that run from the car layby into the woodland. 

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Walking trails and routes

The Orange Walk can be started from St Helens Picnic Site or from Santon Downham and offers you a variety of habitats and many opportunities for wildlife watching.

The walk passes through the Little Ouse Valley Forest Nature Reserve, crosses the river and takes you through the edge of Santon Downham village.

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Walking trails and routes

Starting from the main car park, the Crag Top walk is a short route with great views of the Cheviots from Thrunton Crags. 

None of the other longer paths and trails within the wood are waymarked and it is recommended that you take an OS Landranger or Explorer map with you to aid navigation.