Woodland walks in the South East

From a three-in-one woodland walk at Ashridge in Buckinghamshire to taking in the mighty view of a 940 year-old ancient oak tree in Petworth in West Sussex, there is a woodland walk for everyone on our estates, parks and woodlands across the South East.

View of autumnal trees reflected in the lake at Petworth
Walking trail


Marvel at some of the oldest and largest trees in the country, and see an ancient oak that's 940 years old and has survived all the major landscape changes since the 12th century at Petworth.

A couple enjoying the autumn colour as they walk through the grounds of Basildon Park

Basildon Park 

The four parkland walks at Basildon Park are clearly sign posted, easy to follow and of varying lengths and terrains. Put your wellies on, choose your route and enjoy your walk.

Old Copse on the Ashridge Estate Herts
Walking trail

Ashridge Estate 

Take in a wide range of scenic woodland on the three-in-one walk skirting three smaller commons on the Ashridge Estate as well as crossing a variety of woodland.

National Trust Stowe, Buckinghamshire

Deer Park walk at Stowe

Walk through the rolling hills, fields and woodland of trees in the deer park, where green spotted woodpeckers and other wildlife can be enjoyed.

Sunrise on the Mottisfont estate, Hampshire

Mottisfont estate walk

Discover our diverse estate on a walk through ancient woodlands, historic farmland and along the crystal-clear River Test.

A group of people walking across grass under a blue sky

Polesden Lacey little big walk

This easy route is great for all the family, so round them up and have a fun day outdoors tramping through our estate and discovering the delightful wooded valley. Dog friendly too.

The view from Wilmot Hill on the National Trust Ightham Mote estate in Kent

Ightham Mote's circular walk to Wilmot Hill

Enjoy the Kentish countryside from the Ightham Mote estate as you walk the periphery of a large part of its 580 acres. The walk incorporates Scathes Wood, the Greensand Way, Wilmot Hill and Broadhoath Wood.

Oakhurst Cottage in Hambledon, Surrey

Winkworth to Oakhurst wonder walk

A peaceful and gentle wooded walk connecting three very special and unique National Trust properties hidden away in the sunny West Weald.

A Woodland path through Bateman's estate, East Sussex

Bateman’s Kipling countryside walk

Enjoy our woodland walk at Bateman's and take in views over Sussex countryside, a landscape which was the home of Rudyard Kipling.