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Dudmaston Estatwe Morfe Walk Gaggs Rock Shropshire
View from Gags Hill on the Dudmaston Estate | © Alex Blakeman
Shropshire & Staffordshire

Morfe Walk Comer Woods

Starting in Comer Woods car park, this walk takes you through the trees and out into the wider countryside as you follow the purple way-markers on this circular walk through a rich landscape.

Total steps: 15

Total steps: 15

Start point

Comer Woods Car Park, WV15 6QL

Step 1

Leave Comer car park and head towards Heath Barn and Meadow. Keep the barn on your left and turn right in front of the Farm House.

Step 2

At the cross roads at the top of the hill continue straight on.

Sunlight on path in the woods
Go straight on at the crossroads. | © National Trust

Step 3

At the next crossroads continue straight on downhill.

Sunlit path through the trees
Go straight on at the crossroads. | © National Trust

Step 4

At the bottom of the hill turn left and continue uphill along this track for 1.3km.

path splits three ways with fingerpost marking
Choose left hand path here. | © National Trust

Step 5

When you reach a metal barrier, continue around it, passing through carved Bridleway way-markers.

metal barrier in woodland
Go around the metal barrier. | © National Trust

Step 6

Turn left before fenced area and follow the track for 615m.

track leading into trees
Turn left and follow track. | © National Trust

Step 7

Walk along the track until you reach a clump of oak trees.

clump of oak trees path in woods
Walk until you reach the oak trees. | © National Trust

Step 8

Turn left uphill, through the trees. Look out for the purple way-marker.

way-marker points to path leading through trees
Turn left uphill. | © National Trust

Step 9

Go through a metal gate into farmland. Walk across two fields, head towards the cottages.

metal gate in a hedge
Go through this metal gate into farmland | © National Trust

Step 10

Turn left when you reach the road then go through the gate on your right, just after the cottages.

gate in a hedge and fence in the sunshine with trees and blue sky
Go through the gate next to the cottage. | © National Trust

Step 11

Walk around the back of the cottage. Continue uphill keeping to the edge of the field with the fence on your right. At the top of the hill through the wooden gate under the large oak tree. Turn left down the track towards the road.

Gate under oak tree.
Go through the gate under the oak tree. | © National Trust

Step 12

Cross the road into the field and continue straight across to the woodland edge.

Sunny field entrance hedges either side and blue sky with woods in the distance
Cross road into field, head towards Comer Woods. | © National Trust

Step 13

Look out for the closest corner of woodland and way-marker. As you enter the wood, bear slightly left and follow the path until you get to the surfaced track.

Bracken, a way-marker and trees.
Enter Comer Woods. | © National Trust

Step 14

When you reach the surfaced track, turn left. Follow this track for 650m until you reach a wooden barrier.

Surfaced path in dappled woodland.
Turn left and follow path. | © National Trust

Step 15

After the wooden barrier turn right at the crossroads, head downhill back to your starting point at Heath Meadow.

Wooden barrier across sun dappled woodland path.
Pass wooden barrier and turn right. | © National Trust

End point

Heath Meadow, Comer Woods.

Trail map

OS Map of Comer Woods showing numbered steps of Morfe Walk.
Morfe Walk Map | © National Trust

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Comer Woods, Quatford, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15 6QL

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