Trust 10 run in Comer Woods

Running trail

Pick up the pace and run deep into the heart of Dudmaston's woodland on this challenging 10km route. Follow winding paths through the trees and spot wildlife on the three pools. This route is made up of a 4km (marked in green on the map) and a 6km lap (green plus pink) so you can choose how far and fast you go.

Runners on a path through the woods

Map

Run the the Trust 10k route in Comer Woods on the Dudmaston Estate in Shropshire

Start:

Heath Meadow, Comer Woods

1

Start in Heath Meadow, with the barns on your right. Follow the path ahead into the woods. From here you'll pick up the bright pink Trust 10 waymarkers on the sign posts.

Dudmaston Comer Woods Explorer trail out of meadow

2

Once you reach Fiveways (so named because there are five paths leading off from one point), take the second path, which is roughly straight ahead of you. Follow the pink Trust 10 waymarkers and signs for the Explorer trail.

3

On your first lap, follow the path to your right and continue to Step 6. On your second lap, continue down the hill ahead and bear left towards the bottom (to Step 4).

4

At the bottom of the hill, bear left up the track and then shortly right up a steep hill.

Dudmaston comer woods morfe trail runner walk running autumn

5

Go down the hill and take the path around the hair pin bend to your right, around the side of the cross bar gate. Keep the pools on your left.

6

On your first lap, take the path to your right towards the car park. On your second lap, once you've passed the last pool, bear right and then quickly left up the steep hill. At the top of the hill, follow the path to your right. You'll come to the same 'crossroads' as you did on your first lap. This time, take the path straight ahead of you towards the car park.

7

At the bottom of the hill, the path bends right towards towards the car park. Cross the car park entrance and continue to follow the path ahead back to Heath Meadow.

End:

Heath Meadow, Comer Woods

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Trust 10 run in Comer Woods

How to get here

Address
Comer Woods car park (WV15 6QJ). Access off the A442 between Dudmaston's main entrance and Bridgnorth.
By road

From Bridgnorth

Follow the A442 out of Bridgnorth towards Kidderminster. Drive through the village of Quatford. You’ll pass two roadside cafes (on opposite sides of the road) and Hollins caravan park. The entrance to Comer Woods will be on your left.

From Kidderminster

Follow the A442 towards Bridgnorth. Pass through the village of Quatt and the main entrance to Dudmaston Hall on your left. After half a mile, you’ll drive down a hill and approach a 40mph limit. The entrance to Comer Woods will be on your right just after the speed limit signs.

Trust 10 run in Comer Woods

Facilities and access

  • Toilets
  • Takeaway refreshments