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Misty spring sunrise over Sherborne Park, Gloucestershire
Misty spring sunrise over Sherborne Park, Gloucestershire | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey
Gloucestershire & the Cotswolds

Family walk at Sherborne Park Estate

An ideal walk for families, this route takes in peaceful farmland, woodland and the village. Highlights include views over the Sherborne Brook, and lots of wildlife to spot including farmland birds.

Total steps: 7

Total steps: 7

Start point

Ewe Pen Barn car park, grid ref: SP158143

Step 1

From the Ewe Pen Barn, follow the pink waymarkers right out of the car park.

Step 2

Go left beside the fence and follow the path around the edge of the field towards Ragged Copse wood. Look out for the sculpture among the trees while you're there.

Step 3

The footpath brings you out at the western end of Sherborne village; turn right and follow the village road until you see the war memorial.

Step 4

The path brings you into the centre of the village at the war memorial on your right. Look for the doorway beside the red phone box. Follow the path through the doorway towards the Pleasure Grounds.

Step 5

Follow the path, at the edge of Sherborne House gardens turn left beside the tree and follow the iron fence around and enter the Pleasure Grounds. Follow the pink way markers.

Step 6

Leave the Pleasure Grounds through the small iron gate and follow the way markers past the ice house towards Quarry Wood.

Step 7

Enter Quarry Wood through a small iron gate and follow the path through the old quarry works to another iron gate. From here turn right and follow the farm track back towards Ewe Pen Barn car park.

End point

Ewe Pen Barn car park, grid ref: SP158143

Trail map

Map showing route and steps of  the family walk at Sherborne estate
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Sherborne Park Estate, Aldsworth, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 3DT

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