Walking

Walking trail

Berrington lake and parkland walk

Walking trail

The route takes you through the 'Capability' Brown designed parkland in front of the house, then down to the lake before returning to the mansion.

Map

Map route for Berrington Hall lake and parkland walk

Start:

Berrington visitor reception SO51109 63702

1

From reception walk 30m up the main drive until you reach a gate on your left hand side under some trees which leads you into the parkland. The route is marked as the blue trail.

Three women enjoy the sweeping views with Berrington behind them

2

Follow the edge of the field down to the lake, turning left when you reach the shoreline.

3

Go through the gate and follow the path along the edge of the lake until you reach the track at the end. Turn right onto this track.

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A dog shaking after having been in the lake

4

Follow the new track which takes you up into the woods. Do not turn right along the western edge of the lake passed the old boat house.

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5

Before you reach the estate cottage turn right over the bridge. Follow this old carriage track along the edge of the wood for over a mile passing the den building area until you come to a marker sending you right down a path and out of the wood.

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6

Once in the field turn right again following the fence around the field and the small wood. Go through a gate and into the parkland where you will see the house in front of you. Walk towards the house and enter the grounds through the gate on your left.

A couple of young women walking through a spring time woodland

7

Once in the field turn right following the fence around the field and the small wood though a gate and into the parkland where you will see the house in front of you. Walk towards the house and enter the grounds through the gate on your left.

End:

Gate into front drive of house OS50878 63701

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Berrington lake and parkland walk

Terrain

The walk takes you across stock fields and through woods which can be muddy. The last stretch is gently up hill. Dogs are allowed on leads.

Berrington lake and parkland walk

Contact us

Berrington lake and parkland walk

How to get here

Address
Berrington Hall, near Leominster HR6 0DW
By road

7 miles south of Ludlow on west side of A49. Parking: free, 30 yards to visitor reception

By bus

Ludlow to Hereford (passing close to Ludlow train station and Leominster), alight Luston, 2 miles

By bicycle

7 miles south of Ludlow on west side of A49

Berrington lake and parkland walk

Facilities and access

  • Dogs are welcome on leads in the parkland
  • Toilets and baby-changing facilities
  • Tea-room - relax with a homemade cake or a light lunch inspired by the family's recipes
  • Gift Shop selling locally sourced goods
  • Picnics welcome
  • Free parking, 30 yards
  • Groups welcome, please contact us before your visit
  • Children's play area and woodland den building area
  • Children's quizzes and trails
  • Front-carrying baby slings and hip-carrying infant seats for loan