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A group of visitors walking along the path through Comer Wood, facing away from the camera, surrounded by woodland
Visitors walking through Comer Wood at Dudmaston | © National Trust Images / John Millar
Shropshire & Staffordshire

Comer Woods explorer trail

Explore Dudmaston's woodland at your own pace. Pass by ancient trees and an expansive meadow, home to the UK’s northernmost population of the white admiral butterfly.

Total steps: 10

Total steps: 10

Start point

Comer Woods car park

Step 1

Keep the car park on your right as you walk up the red gravel path.

Step 2

Head left across the meadow, keeping the barns on your right.

Dudmaston Estate, Comer Woods barns, Shropshire
Dudmaston Estate, Comer Woods barns | © National Trust Images

Step 3

Follow the path out of the meadow. You'll start to incline gently up towards Sandybury Lane.

Step 4

Once you reach the gate on Sandybury Lane follow the hairpin bend round to the right.

Step 5

Carry on straight through the Scout Camp clearing. This halfway point is a great place to pause for a rest or a picnic.

Step 6

Keep left and head up the hill. Don't take the path downhill to your right.

Step 7

At Fiveways head left into the trees. Don't take the path into the field through the metal gate.

Dudmaston Comer Woods, Shropshire
Dudmaston Comer Woods | © National Trust Images

Step 8

Turn right and follow the red gravel path straight ahead into the clearing.

Step 9

At the top of the Coronation turn right. This path is for walkers only. The path straight ahead is for cyclists.

Step 10

Head round to the right and back into the bottom of the car park.

End point

Comer Woods car park

Trail map

Route map for the Dudmaston Comer explorer trail
Comer Woods explorer trail | © National Trust Images

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