Bickerton Hill

Bickerton HIll basks in a blaze of autumnal glow

Bickerton HIll basks in a blaze of autumnal glow

Bickerton Hill lies at the southern tip of the Peckforton hills. It is a wooded ridge crossed by a 30-mile-long footpath, the Sandstone Trail. The route offers beautiful views  across to the Welsh hills and passes a variety of dwellings from black and white cottages to prehistoric hill-forts.

Explore the treasures of Bickerton Hill

Explore the ever changing landscape of Bickerton Hill. To ensure you make the most of your visit we've created this circular walk (PDF)

Restoring heathland at Bickerton Hill

Lowland heath is some of the rarest habitat on the planet. Find out why Bickerton Hill, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, is so important and what we're doing to help save this wonderful landscape.

The different faces of Bickerton

  • Climb to the eroded ramparts of Maiden Castle Hillfort
  • Take in the panoramic views, on a clear day you can see the Long Mynd
  • Look out for our ponies grazing on the heathland
  • Stroll in Hether Wood and look out for bats, owls and woodpeckers

Conservation volunteering

We really value the help we get from our volunteers, we work closely together and have developed a great working relationship over the years.