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.

The Attingham deer, descended from the original herd brought to Attingham in the late 1700s
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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.

A tree in the parkland at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire
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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.

Sunrise at Clumber Park ford, Nottinghamshire
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A glimpse of southern Clumber 

The walk is mainly through woodland and agricultural land in some of the quieter parts of Clumber and finishes by the lakeside, and is perfect for all seasons.

Ancient trees at Croft Castle in Herefordshire
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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.

Visitors walking down the grass slope towards the gates in the parkland
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Ancient tree walks at Hanbury Hall 

Explore Hanbury Hall's surrounding park, which origins begin in the ancient forest of Feckenham.

A pair of grebes on the pond at Hardwick
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Hardwick wider estate walk 

A walk discovering parts of the estate often missed.