The woodland route - about 2 hours

Walking trail

To help you make the most of your visit, we've created several suggested routes across the estate. This is the longest of the suggested routes, taking in all aspects of the estate, including the extensive woodland. You are welcome to roam freely in the garden. You may like to load this on your phone in advance of your visit, or to print at home. This route includes unsurfaced woodland paths, gravel and some steep gradients.

Tyntesfield meadows


Longer walking route map


Home Farm, Tyntesfield


On arrival to the car park, enter the Home Farm area by visiting the visitor welcome building. There is an accessible loo and baby change available at Home Farm, under the covered barns in the upper courtyard.

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Follow the path up to the left, past the Piggery.

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At the top of the slope, take the road opposite, keeping the fields on your right and woodland on your left. Continue up this road and take the first right, signposted 'Summerhouse'. Please be mindful of cars on this part of the route.

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A Hill Radnor sheep with a mouthful of grass at Tyntesfield


At the junction, follow the sign to the right, directing to the Summerhouse. Pass through a pedestrian gate. Summerhouse Cottage will be on your left, continue through the woodland following the directional arrows.

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Turn right as you come to the arrow, and follow the path down the hill. You will need to divert slightly off the path to avoid a fallen tree - this is signposted and will return you to the main path.

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A birch polypore at Tyntesfield


As you approach the surfaced path, take the second path to the left, down the slope with the field on your right. Continue down until you come to a left hand turn, signposted to the Kitchen Garden and Pavilion. There is a toilet at the Pavilion Cafe.

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Take the first left just ahead of the small fenced off pond and then right through the main gates into the Kitchen Garden. The route through the Kitchen Garden will be changing daily, depending on the work the gardeners are completing that day, so please follow the arrows and set route and be respectful of the safety of the staff at work. There are toilets at the Pavilion Cafe.

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The Orangery at Tyntesfield, Wraxall, North Somerset


Exit the Kitchen Garden via the marked gate and follow the path across the crossroads and through the gate up the cobbled path. Continue through the next gate and up to the terraces in front of the house.


Go up the steps infront of the house and turn left at the top. At the end of the terraces, turn right and go up the steps ahead of you. Take the path left up the Holly Walk.

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Visitors walking down the holly walk


Half way up the Holly Walk, take a right hand turn signposted to the Rose Garden. Follow the path to the left and continue along this route until you meet the main path again. There is a good view of the Rose Garden on your right as you go up the slope.

The rose garden in July


When the path meets a junction, take a right hand turn to exit through the gate. Continue on this path, turning left at the top of the slope and returning to Home Farm visitor centre.

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Home Farm, Tyntesfield

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The woodland route - about 2 hours


This route is the most challenging of the routes available, and includes unsurfaced woodland paths, steps, gravelled surfaces and steep gradients. 

The woodland route - about 2 hours

How to get here

Home Farm, Tyntesfield
By road

Please use postcode BS48 1NX. 


The woodland route - about 2 hours

Facilities and access

  • This route includes steps
  • Unsurfaced woodland paths
  • This route includes steep gradients