White Admiral walk, Comer Woods

Walking trail

A relaxing 1.5 mile walk through the woodland. Perfect for spotting butterflies in high summer.

White admiral butterfly Dudmaston

Map

Dudmaston comer woods white admiral walk map

Start:

Comer Woods car park

1

Keep the car park on your right as you walk up the red gravel path. Turn right onto the gravel track where it meets the path.

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2

Turn right onto a narrow path heading uphill.

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3

Cross another path at right-angles to your direction and continue uphill along a small cut through the trees. Take care to admire the wildflowers which proliferate the left bank during Spring.

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4

When you reach Five Ways, go through a five bar gate opposite into a farmer’s field. After a short way, take right into a forestry site marked by a row of beech trees along the perimeter.

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5

Continue along the path, looking out for White Admiral butterflies enjoying the bramble flowers during June and July.

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6

After a time you will reach a great boulder on your left. If it looks a little out of place, this is because it’s a glacial erratic, uprooted and deposited here tens of thousands of years ago by a huge glacier which carved out the valley. Turn right here to walk back down into the woods.

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7

Upon reaching the bottom of the hill, keep going down the wide avenue, stopping to admire the chestnut tree on your left, with its deep, spiraled bark stretching skywards.

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8

Just before a junction with another track, turn right up the hill through a patch of tall pine trees, taking the right hand path at the top of the slope.

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9

When you reach Coronation, take the track downhill, following it around to the right to take you back to the car park.

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End:

Comer Woods car park

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White Admiral walk, Comer Woods

How to get here

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

 Access off the A442 between Dudmaston's main entrance and Bridgnorth.

White Admiral walk, Comer Woods

Facilities and access

  • Toilets