Facilities & access


  • Toilets - in the town of Newent, 3 miles from May Hill. There are also toilets for customers at pubs in the surrounding villages
  • A lovely spot for a picnic, but please do not feed the inquisitive ponies. Help us to keep this area special by taking your rubbish home with you
  • Shops - selling light refreshments are in the town of Newent, 3 miles from May Hill
  • Pubs nearby include the Glasshouse in May Hill village and the Yew Tree at Cliffords Mesne village, 2 miles from May Hill
  • Dogs are welcome, but please ensure that they are kept under close control near livestock. Please clear up any dog mess
  • Guided walks or talks can be arranged in advance for adult or school groups wishing to learn more about the wildlife and management of May Hill. Please contact us for more information


  • Parking - no designated mobility parking spaces
  • Pathways - leading up to the summit of May Hill are on moderate, and at times steep, slopes which are rough in places. They can also be muddy on small sections after wet weather
  • Seating - located at the summit