Short Repton Run Route (1.5 km)

Running trail

This short beginner’s run route takes you on a gentle grass path in a circular route along the river in the Attingham Deer Park. The run is 1.5 km (nearly a mile) and starts from the Deer Park Bridge and is the first of three Repton run routes designed to get you confident going further. This route is great for beginners looking for an easy way to start, and the views will spur you on. The route is way-marked as the grey route. Dogs are welcome but must be on a lead.

Attingham Park Deer Park


Attingham Short Repton run route map


Deer Park gates, grid reference SJ 55289 09879


From the car park, head through the Stables Courtyard bearing right following signs to the Mansion and Deer Park Walks. Head along the path at the side of the Mansion and follow the path across the front of the Mansion and down to the Deer Park gate passing through the gate in the parkland.

Attingham Deer Park gates


Turn to your left to find the first run marker, have a final stretch and you’re off.

Wooden run marker


Follow the path along, keeping the fence line and the river to your left until you arrive at the next marker where you turn right to head up an incline into the deer park.

Run route marker in Deer Park


Continue up through the parkland (being careful as this areas is home to deer and rabbits and the ground can be uneven) and follow the next marker to take the right hand path where it forks.

Run route marker at top of Deer Park


Continue along the path through the Deer Park (there is a deer sanctuary area to your left where you may sometimes spot the herd) until the next marker which you should follow to turn right to join the main path along the top of the Deer Park.


Continue along the main path with the park boundary on your left hand side until you pass the enormous fenced Repton oak on your left, then bending round along with the path to the right to head down the slope back towards the Deer Park gates. Congratulations you’ve just run 1.5km!

The Deer Park gates


Deer Park gates, grid reference SJ 55289 09879

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Short Repton Run Route (1.5 km)


The route is mainly on grass through the Deer Park with one gentle incline. Some parts of the terrain are uneven due to the rabbits and deer living in the Deer Park.

Short Repton Run Route (1.5 km)

How to get here

Attingham Park, Atcham, Nr Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 4TP
By road

The main entrance to Attingham Park is on the B43850 in the village of Atcham, 4 miles (6.4km) south of Shrewsbury.

Short Repton Run Route (1.5 km)

Facilities and access

  • Toilets at Stables, Brewhouse, Field of Play and Walled Garden.
  • Carriage House Cafe and kiosk in Field of Play open for takeaway hot drinks and snacks
  • Dogs must be on leads in all areas of the site at all times
  • Designated blue badge parking