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Easy walking and great cafe

This is a Forestry Commission property that offers easy walking coupled with wonderful views of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trufflesnuffler
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Telford, United Kingdom
Great dog walk and fab cafe

Parking is £1 for 1-2hrs or £2 all day. There are loads of trails to choose from and once you’re... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Smila81
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Surrey, UK
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Follow the trails out to the front of the hill for commanding views across the River Severn and Shrewsbury to the South Shropshire and Welsh hills beyond. Opening Times: The car park is open 6am to 6pm 1st November-28th February. 6am - 8:30pm 1st...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Forestry Commission property that offers easy walking coupled with wonderful views of the Shropshire countryside. There is a small cafe that offers hot food cakes sandwiches and drinks. Thgis is small but if it is a nice day there is plenty of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trufflesnuffler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Parking is £1 for 1-2hrs or £2 all day. There are loads of trails to choose from and once you’re done the cafe has lots to offer without breaking the bank. The couple who run the cafe are absolutely charming. Glad we found this gem,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Smila81
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A beautiful spot just outside Shrewsbury,car parking (chargeable) three level of trails ,the yellow being suited for wheelchairs and pushchair,dog friendly and a lovely cafe,terrific views across Shropshire

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank helenstubbs160
Reviewed 17 October 2018

If you like great scenery, wildlife, a selection of nice walks and stunning views; this is the place to visit. Plus there's a great little cafe in the car park.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David J
Reviewed 10 October 2018

A very pleasant day out with the two dogs. Chose to go in midweek and was right to do so as it was quiet. A beautiful sunny day added to the enjoyment of looking for the red toadstool’s. The dogs enjoyed the off lead running....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Peteandmaggs
Reviewed 14 September 2018

great place to take the kids and dog for a walk, cafe is handy too and we never have an issue with parking

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank _dkj127
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful location - lovely walks, plus a ruined abbey close by. Most importantly, a delicious soya latte and gorgeous homemade glazed orange cake - marmaladey and not too sweet. The chocolate cake looked delicious too. Excellent!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Melanie W
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This was a great afternoon of walking. The cafe is really great, cakes were delicious. You can see far and wide. We will be returning really soon !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AllyBon
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely well kept area. Highway Rat trail was lots of fun and well signposted. Cafe was great, fab service and delicious cake! Would definitely recommend. Followed geo trail to the viewpoint, again we'll signposted. There was some dog muck, such a shame some dog owners...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CymruambythWales
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Easy and interesting walk. Good tree climbing. Great views. Good hide and seek. Also lovely well priced and well maintained. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dave905947
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Steve B
23 July 2018|
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Response from ForestryHaughmond | Property representative |
The Gates are locked at 8:30.
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Simona E
21 July 2016|
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Response from ForestryHaughmond | Property representative |
Hello, no please do not pick mushrooms or fungi from our woods they are an important part of the forest ecosystem.
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