Sherborne short woodland stroll
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This is a short easy walk with lots of wildlife to see. This walk is especially spectacular in autumn when the Beech Avenue glistens in copper and gold.
- Bus stop
Start: Ewe Pen Barn car park
Start at the Ewe Pen Barn car park and follow the red waymarker. Turn left out of the carpark.
Look out for information about the estate on boards in the barn.
Turn left and follow the red waymarkers along the footpath alongside the road.
Enjoy the lush woodland and look out for buzzard, roe deer, cowslip and fungi like the shaggy ink cap and bracket fungus.
Turn left, again following the red route within the estate walls, alongside the A40.
This row of beeches are especially glorious in the autumn when their gold and copper leaves shimmer in the bright sunlight.
Follow the red waymarkers left again, down Beech Avenue.
Turn left, following the red waymarkers back to Ewe Pen Barn
End: Ewe Pen Barn car park
- Trail: Walking
- Grade: Easy
- Distance: Approx 1.5miles
- Time: Allow 30 minutes
- OS Map: 163:SP158143
This is a short, flat and easy walk.
- How to get here:
Ewe Pen Barn car park is situated just half a mile off the A40, between Cheltenham and Oxford.
Turn off the A40, following signs for Sherborne and Clapton (opposite the brown sign for Lodge Park). Ewe Pen Barn is half a mile along this road, sign posted to the right.
- Telephone: 01451 844130
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lodge-park-and-sherborne-estate/