Ancient tree walks in the Midlands

One of the best ways to see some of the ancient woodland in our care is by taking a walk. We've collected together some of our favourite walks, all guaranteed to give you a look back at historical trees.

Ancient trees at Croft Castle in Herefordshire

Ancient tree walk at Croft Castle near Leominster

Enjoy a gentle wander into the heart of Croft's parkland and discover the ancient trees and wildlife along the way.

Ancient trees at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Calke Park ancient trees walk

Discover some of the oldest trees in Europe as these ancient inhabitants of Calke parkland unfold to tell their stories.

Early morning sun shining through autumn trees at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire

Kedleston - long walk

This 3 mile walk is a circular tour of the park, which was designed, built and planted between 1761 and 1776.

The Attingham deer, descended from the orignal herd brough to Attingham in the late 1700s

Wildlife walk at Attingham Park

Attingham Park is home to a wide range of wildlife, don't miss the Deer Park, the Walled Garden and miles of beautiful walks.

misty view of the parkland at Brockhampton

Brockhampton Estate wildlife walk

Listen for woodpeckers, smell wild flowers, and keep an eye out for all sorts of insects on this easy trail around the estate.

View towards Hardwick Hall from Miller's pond

Hardwick wider estate walk

A walk discovering parts of the estate often missed.

Sunrise at Clumber Park ford, Nottinghamshire

A glimpse of southern Clumber

On this walk you'll be introduced to historic aspects of the park as well as its natural habitats with lovely views of the lake and surrounding countryside.