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  • Walks in Croft Castle Parkland

    Croft Castle Parkland has Walks to suit all. Through the woodlands, across open pasture, high up on the Hill Fort or down into the Fishpool Valley. Grab your boot, put the kids and the dog in the car and go for a wander. A map from reception shows you the…

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  • Ancient Tree Walk

    One of the first things I was made aware of when I began my volunteering here at Croft Castle was the history of, or rather the story behind the Sweet Chestnut avenue for which Croft is renown. These trees can be found on what has been designated the Ancient Tree…

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  • Pokehouse Wood

    Pokehouse wood is at the far western end of the estate and getting there and back to the Castle is a distance of about 5½ miles. The first couple of miles are quite easy going, mostly along an asphalt forest track. Not long after leaving the main track the route…

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  • The Carriage Ride Walk

    As with all the way marked walks the carriage ride walk begins just beyond the cattle grid after you pass through the visitor reception. Ask for a walk guide at the reception, it’s a free guide that has all the parkland walks mapped out, with simple explanations. Purple signs mounted…

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  • The Iron Age Hill fort

    The walk up to the Hill Fort begins, as do all the way marked walks in the parkland, just beyond the Visitor Reception. Ask for a walks leaflet in the reception and follow the blue route. There is a large map board near the tearoom that shows all the walks;…

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